Freeport Papua Gold Production Drops

Production and sales of PT Freeport Indonesia copper plummeted in the second quarter of 2013. This, due to the collapse of an underground tunnel incident at the Grasberg mine in Papua in mid-May.

Reported by page FCX, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Freeport posted sales of 158 million pounds of copper and 151 thousand ounces of gold, lower than the same period last year, in which Freeport managed to record sales of 183 million pounds of copper and 247 thousand gold.

However, in the first half of 2013, sales of Freeport is still higher. The US-based mining company managed to record sales of 356 million pounds of copper at an average price of U.S. $ 3.08 per pound. While the first half of 2012, Freeport sold only 317 million pounds of copper at an average price of U.S. $ 3.56 per pound.

Meanwhile, on the production side, Freeport in the second quarter of 2013 only produced 139 million pounds of copper and gold by 131 thousand thousand ounces. Much lower than the first quarter of 2012 gold production, which reached 173 million pounds of copper and 230 thousand ounces of gold.
In total, the company has produced copper as much as 358 million pounds of copper and 343 ounces of gold in the first half of 2013.

Meanwhile, the decline in production and sales of Freeport Indonesia due to the underground tunnel collapse incident that killed 28 people and left 10 people injured. Freeport immediately suspend mining activities in honor of the victims and investigate the cause of the collapse of the tunnel.

On June 24, 2013, Freeport re-open the mine open and operational on July 9, 2013, Freeport back underground mines operate consent Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. As of July 19, 2013, Freeport cultivate 200 thousand metric tons of ore per day.

Freeport Indonesia is currently being ramped up production of the DOZ underground mine. Now, the company has to process 40 thousand metric tons of ore per day and will be increased to 80 thousand metric tons of ore per day by mid-2014.

Freeport expects to sell 900 million pounds of copper and 1 million ounces of gold in 2013, an increase over 2012 and sales of 700 million pounds of copper and 900 thousand ounces of gold.

In addition, Freeport Indonesia has also started discussing bilateral discussions with the union wage increases. Hopefully, a new contract may apply in September 2013.

Cake tasting Traditional Home Business

Business inspiration can come from anywhere as long as there is a will. Aspects of local traditions can be used as capital to start a business while keeping the local culture.

For example, a typical cake Gorontalo is trying maintained by a home-based entrepreneur from Gorontalo cake that had long settled in Jakarta, which named Mona Melani Djamal.

One typical food is the most favored Gorontalo boat cake, cakes made from brown sugar major, coconut milk, coconut slices, and given the pandan Dauh container shaped like a boat.

“Make cakes Gorontalo Gorontalo not accidentally let the cake is gone,” said Mona to the Editor (13/06/2011).

According to the raw materials to make this cake is fairly easy to come by because of the brown sugar until the coconut milk can be found in almost every market, both modern markets and traditional markets. But Mona admitted it is not easy to make a cake batter that was not damaged boat. He always tries to make a cake with the perfect boat.

“It took a struggle that wanted to make, should not be left ditungguin. Continues to make the container can not nyuruh people, not animating can not neat,” he said.

According to Mona, this boat cake introduced by his close friends when gathering. Currently, he has been marketing his boat pastries to out of town, even to his hometown in Gorontalo. Mona’s experience, can be an inspiration how memesarkan products cake home from the neighborhood market up to a wider audience.

“Used to love divided if there gathering. Continues know word of mouth is the only boat I make cakes. Now that mesen already everywhere as it may be sparse. Already nyampe everywhere to me, I never send pesenan Gorontalo to send aircraft use, “he explained.

Mona explains the capital to make a boat cake is fairly cheap. To make the cake as much as 50 boats, Mona only spent less than Rp 50,000. Hargsa only one slice of cake boat priced Rp 2,500. Mona claims often gets skewed comments from customers, but Mona seldom bother because it’s the price to pay to enjoy a boat patience in baking.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

Mona added, as this type of cake is rarely sold because he took this opportunity to meet their daily needs.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

By selling cookies boat, he was

Industry: Unique and Delicious, Original Shredded Duck Singkawang

If you often find is made ​​of shredded chicken and beef, now can be made from the shredded duck meat. It was tasty delicious meal fit friends kemepul warm white rice. As a souvenir was also delicious!

When they travel to the city of Solo, shredded beef definitely be one of the unforgettable souvenirs before returning to Jakarta. Unlike the Solo, Singkawang located in West Kalimantan has a pretty unique souvenir, the shredded duck. Duck is quite easily found in Borneo, and a lot of farmed in rivers.

Snacks made ​​from duck meat is indeed unknown to the outside of Borneo. However, a new cottage industry developed in recent years began to market its products outside the region of the island of Borneo through food fairs held in Jakarta. Starting from these exhibitions, shredded duck began to be known and in demand by masayrakat outside Kalimantan.

When viewed at a glance the shredded duck is like shredded chicken, it’s just that the color is a little darker but not as dark as shredded beef. Duck meat that has been separated from the bones, then mashed and given spices such as garlic, onion, sugar and coconut milk to taste the delicious. Only then dried duck meat fried until browned.

Shredded duck are well known in the area Singkawang is branded Shredded Duck Family. Shredded duck sold in plastic containers with sizes ranging from 100gr. The price also varies mulaid ari Rp Rp 20,000 to Rp 70,000 per pack. If you are visiting the city Singkawang, so make sure these pieces of shredded duck your hand to family and friends.

Profit Bank Danamon Thin down 1% to Rp 1.99 Trillion

PT Bank Danamon Indonesia Tbk recorded a net loss of 1% of Rp 2 trillion in June 2012 to Rp 1.99 trillion in June 2013. The decline in earnings due to slowing auto loan company through its subsidiary Adira Finance.

Danamon recorded credit growth of 12%, to Rp 124 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared to Rp 110 trillion in the same period in the previous year. Non-automotive loans, including micro, small and medium enterprises as well as loans to commercial and corporate segments grew by 18%.

Meanwhile, auto loans through Adira Finance, which is 37% of the Bank’s total loans grew by 3% by the end of June 2013 compared to the same period last year.

This is in line with the automotive industry is still in the adjustment phase after the issuance of the rules down payment. While net interest income or net interest income grew by 6% to Rp 6.7 trillion in the first half of this year and non-interest income or fee income grew by 9% to Rp 2.4 trillion.

“Inflation is the main theme in the second quarter of 2013, primarily due to higher fuel oil by mid-June of 2013. Nevertheless, in the first half of this year, a conducive business environment to remain relatively intact. Therefore, we can record a positive performance in the first six months of this year, “said Danamon President Director Henry Ho in a press release on Friday (19/07/2013).

Danamon micro loans through Danamon Savings and Loans (DSP) recorded a growth of 10% to Rp19, 8 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year.

Meanwhile, loans to small and medium business segment (SMEs), rose by 25% to Rp 17.2 trillion. Credit to the commercial segment, grew by 25% in first-half 2013 compared to last year to Rp 11.2 trillion.

Credit for the corporate segment grew by 21% to Rp 13.1 trillion and trade finance business grew by 27% to Rp 8.4 trillion. Danamon Syariah loans grew 38% over last year to Rp 1.4 trillion.

In the first half of 2013, the auto loans through Adira Finance grew by 3% over the first half of 2012 to Rp 46 trillion.

“The automotive sector, especially the two-wheeler industry is still in the stage of adjustment for the impact of the rule down payment,” said Chief Executive Officer and Director of Danamon Vera Eve Lim.

Danamon’s loan growth in the first six months of 2013

Dharma Satya Nusantara CPO Production Up 31.1%

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) increase the production of Crude Palm Oil (CPO) to 145.397 tonnes, up by 31.1 percent over the same period last year.

Director of Dharma Satya Nusantara Djojo Boentoro said, FFB production volume increase is due to increased crop area is mature and age of the Company’s plants.

“The expansion is still in accordance with the scheduled, new planting progress the Company achieved in the period January to June 2013 reached 4,195 hectares, an increase of 116 percent compared to the same period last year,” he said in a written statement on Wednesday (31/07/2013 ).

Mature plants increased the total area of 42 333 hectares in 2012, to 48 470 hectares in 2013, while the productivity of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) per hectare to 11.9 tonnes per hectare increased 9 percent over the same period the previous year.

The CPO sales volume, increased significantly by 30.5 percent to 147.693 tons. Increases also occurred in FFB production during the period January to June 2013, which reached 555,570 tons, an increase of 28 percent compared with the same period a year earlier.

FFB processed while reaching 600 350 tonnes, up 35.0 percent from a year ago, which is obtained from the core plantations, smallholders and third parties.

In terms of efficiency, up to June 2013, the company also managed to maintain the Oil Extraction Rate (OER) CPO average level of 24.2 percent and an average of Free Fatty Acids (FFA) of approximately 2.6 per cent.

As of end 2013, the company expects the new plantings to 8,000 acres, consisting of the core consisting of 4,200 and 3,800 for the plasma.