Saturday, 18 November 2017 | 19:17 WIB

Indocement Launches Tiga Roda Superslag Cement

President Director of Indocement Christian Kartawijaya

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Indocement Tunggal Prakarsa (INTP), Tiga Roda cement producers, has launched its new Tiga Roda (TR) Superslag Cement products in a construction seminar entitled "Slag Cement, Technology, Applications and Excellence for Indonesian Construction" , held at Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Wednesday (9/13/2017).

President Director of Indocement Christian Kartawijaya said the rapid development in Indonesia demands a new breakthrough in the world of construction.

Slag cement is the answer to market demands for low-heat hydration cement as a mass concrete raw material, high sulfate resistance rate and durable. Slag cement is a type of portland cement that utilizes the slag of the steel industry as one of its raw materials.

According to him, in the production process slag cement produces low CO2 emissions so it is environmentally friendly. Such cement has a quality advantage so it is very well known abroad.

"Slag cement is highly recommended for dock and dam projects as well as paving concrete and foundation making," he said.

The slag cement is known as an environmentally friendly building material because it presses CO2 in its production process as well as the residual use of the steel industry as a raw material so it is worth mentioning as the answer for sustainable construction.

TR Superslag Cement is Indocement's commitment to continue innovating in the delivery of cement products that provide high durability and environmentally friendly.

"Currently, TR Superslag Cement can be purchased with a special price," he added.

The seminar was opened by Head of the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing's Institute of Road Engineering, Agency for Research and Development (PUSJATAN) Deded Permadi Sjamsudin, and presented several speakers such as Iswandi Imran, a construction expert from the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB), construction practitioner FX Supartono, slag cement’s expert of Heidelberg Technology Center Diego Rosani and Arvind K Suryavanshi from Indocement.