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Milestones | KENCANA AGRI

2012 - 2016

  • PT. Sawindo Kencana was awarded the Padmamitra Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in December 2016 by the Ministry of Social Affairs (Kementrian Sosial Republik Indonesia)
  • Issued first sustainability report in August 2016
  • Completed construction of fifth palm oil mill in East Kalimantan; commenced operations in October 2015
  • New planted area (including plasma) of approximately 13,353 ha from FY2012 to FY2016
  • Commenced joint venture operations for bio-energy (JV with Enco) in FY2014
  • Refinery commenced operations in FY2013
  • Commenced construction of the Group's first palm oil refinery in Balikpapan (JV with Louis Dreyfus Company)
  • Acquired 23,000 ha of landbank in Sulawesi region

2009 - 2011

  • Commenced joint venture port operations in East Kalimantan with Louis Dreyfus Commodities, lifting total port and bulking capacity to 66,000 MT
  • Built fourth palm oil mill in East Kalimantan; commenced operations in March 2012
  • Started phase 3 of palm oil cultivation in Sulawesi, after the first two phases in Sumatra and Kalimantan
  • Raised S$52.5 million when the Wilmar Group became a 20% strategic shareholder in Kencana Agri in 2010
  • Signed an Emission Reductions Purchase Agreement ("ERPA") with the Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy to sell Certified Emission Reduction ("CER") credits from our biomass power plant at Bangka Island in 2010
  • Acquired 80,000 hectares of land in Sulawesi, Indonesia in 2009
  • Entered into a joint venture with Louis Dreyfus Group to build and operate a deep water port in Balikpapan in 2009

2008

  • Listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange in July 2008

2004 - 2007

  • Signed a contract to supply green electricity from our biomass power plant at Bangka Island to the state owned electricity firm, PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara ("PLN") in 2007
  • Received a "Good" and a "Very Good" classification award from the local governor for our subsidiaries PT. Sawindo Kencana ("SWK") and PT. Alamraya Kencana Mas ("AKM") respectively in 2006
  • Acquired 46,000 hectares of land in East Kalimantan in 2005
  • Built our first biomass power plant on Bangka Island in 2005
  • Built and operated our first oil barge in 2004
  • Carried out approximately 4,513 hectares of new planting in 2006
  • Acquired 12,000 hectares of land in East Kalimantan in 2004

1995 - 2003

  • Started CPO and CPKO storage operations at our bulking terminal in Belinyu in 2002
  • Began CPKO production at our first kernel crushing plant on Bangka Island with a capacity of 100 MT/day in 2002
  • Began CPO production at our palm oil mill at Bangka Island with a capacity of 30 MT/hour in 2001
  • Commenced planting oil palms in South Kalimantan in 1998
  • Acquired 15,000 hectares of land in South Kalimantan in 1997
  • Began planting oil palms in Sumatra in 1996
  • Began operations by acquiring 9,000 hectares of land on Bangka Island in 1995