Petrokimia Gresik MoU to Build Kieserite Fertilizer Manufacturing unit with Polowijo Gosari

Gresik (beritajatim.com)- A subsidiary of PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero), PT Petrokimia Gresik (PG) signed a memorandum of comprehending (MoU) with PT Polowijo Gosari Indonesia relating to the design of a kieserite fertilizer manufacturing facility, Friday (11/06/2021).

The memorandum of comprehending was signed by President Director of Petrokimia Gresik Dwi Satriyo Annurogo and President Director of Polowijo Gosari Indonesia Deddy Harnoko Sucahyo and President Director of Pupuk Indonesia (Persero) Bakir Pasaman and Senior Advisor of Polowijo Gosari Indonesia, Soegiharto.

Bakir Pasaman stated that this agreement is related to the institution of a kieserite fertilizer factory which has enormous potential. Equally Pupuk Indonesia, Polowijo Gosari Indonesia, and Petrokimia Gresik as a subsidiary.

“This analyze on the establishment of a Kieserite fertilizer manufacturing unit is in line with Pupuk Indonesia’s small business transformation initiatives to differentiate its enterprise, as perfectly as in accordance with its eyesight to come to be a company of plant diet and sustainable agricultural methods,” he claimed.

In accordance to Bakir Pasaman, the industry likely for kieserite fertilizer alone is still pretty huge considering that currently its requirements in Indonesia are nonetheless primarily met by way of imports. He hopes that this collaboration can be prolonged expression considering there are still numerous likely marketplaces that need to have to be loaded by means of fertilizer items like this. “The possibility is excellent, and we can also create other fertilizer solutions,” he claimed.

In the meantime, Director of Petrokimia Gresik, Dwi Satriyo Annurogo, said in the MoU that his celebration and Polowijo Gosari Indonesia would perform a joint research in four areas, certain that the industry factor, specialized component, economic factor, and place part. This research system is targeted to be accomplished following two several years.

He stated that the market place for Kieserite fertilizer in Indonesia is continue to extensive open, due to the fact there are not several gamers or producers of Kieserie fertilizer in Indonesia. Mainly for the oil palm plantation marketplace.

President Director of Polowijo Gosari Indonesia, Deddy Harnoko Sucahyo, explained the objective of the MoU was to improve the available assets. “We have dolomite reserves of 550 million tons. Via this strategic partnership, Polowijo Gosari Indonesia hopes to establish magnesium or dolomite spinoff products. All of them maximize regional content, and are situated in Gresik,” he explained.

As is known, kieserite fertilizer itself is appropriate to be utilized to acid soil or small pH, this kind of as peat soil and sandy soil. Acidic soils and sandy soils are characterized by reduced magnesium content, so the application of Kieserite fertilizer is quite appropriate to maximize the magnesium articles of the soil.

Kieserite by itself is yet another name for Magnesium Sulfur, and kieserite fertilizer can be a source of Magnesium (Mg) and Sulfur (S) for plants. This fertilizer is appropriate to be utilized to many types of vegetation, both foodstuff crops, horticulture and plantations. [dny/kun]