This is the Current Condition of Brantas Abipraya Healed Mamuju-Majene

06 April 2021


Jakarta, April 6, 2021 - After an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Mamuju and Majene in West Sulawesi (14/1), causing a number of multi-storey buildings around the earthquake site were badly damaged to collapse. The disaster that occurred in early 2021 made PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) move responsively to deploy heavy equipment for evacuation and also carry out rehabilitation and reconstruction of local government buildings. Handover of Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of West Sulawesi Provincial Government Buildings has also been carried out.

 

"As many as 17 buildings from 15 locations in West Sulawesi that we rehabilitated, yesterday the handover was carried out, namely the Regional Library and Archives Office Building, the Communication and Informatics Office Building (19/3), as well as the TVRI Flat (31/3)," said Miftakhul. Anas as Corporate Secretary of Brantas Abipraya.

 

Anas added that during the handover of the Regional Library and Archives Service Building, as well as the Communication and Information Technology Office Building, in addition to Brantas Abipraya, who was represented by the Project Manager for the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of West Sulawesi Province Earthquake Disaster Relief and Building Project teams, on this occasion the Chairman of the Disaster Management Task Force was also present. Earthquake in West Sulawesi Sri Hartoyo, Head of West Sulawesi Regional Settlement Infrastructure Center Normansjah Wartabone, Assistant I for Public Health, Muh. Natsir, Head of Kominfopers Safaruddin, Secretary of the Library and Archives Service, PPK Building Arrangement and Construction Management of PT Indah Karya (Persero).

 

Then, at the handover of the West Sulawesi TVRI Flats and the West Sulawesi Dispora Wisma Building which was held at the West Sulawesi Regional Settlement Infrastructure Office, the Directorate General of Human Settlements of the Ministry of PUPR, attended the ceremony Head of the West Sulawesi Regional Settlement Infrastructure Center Normansjah Wartabone, Head of UPTD Dispora West Sulawesi, Representatives of the Directorate General of Public Housing, PPK of Building Arrangement and Construction Management of PT Indah Karya (Persero). All buildings with minor damage starting in February 2021 and targeted for completion by the end of March 2021 and damaged are being targeted for completion by the end of April 2021. As for the other buildings which are in condition and severely damaged, are currently still in the design process by the planning team.

 

Not only carrying out building rehabilitation, the emergency response carried out by Brantas Abipraya after the earthquake to revive West Sulawesi included deploying heavy equipment to dismantle ruins of houses and buildings, piles of concrete and iron. The four excavators and eight dump trucks brought by Brantas Abipraya exactly the day after the earthquake also helped open road access and clear debris.           

 

"As a form of Brantas Abipraya's commitment as a state-owned construction company that is always there for Indonesia, we will focus on completing the rehabilitation of the buildings, 17 buildings can be completed on time so that the people here can get back up again, have activities like they used to be," said Danang. .

 

As additional information, the earthquake in Mamuju which occurred on the date; January 14, 2021 is centered six kilometers northeast of Majene Regency 2.98 LS-118.94 East Longitude at a depth of 10 kilometers. Aftershocks with a magnitude of 6.2 occurred again and lasted for 5 to 7 seconds.

 

The tremors were felt in Mamuju, Makassar and Palu and damaged several buildings, including Mamuju Hospital, West Sulawesi Governor Office and Mamuju Hospital. This earthquake also caused landslides at 3 points along the Majene-Mamuju main road, so that road access was cut off.