Sorry, couldn’t resist punning with this but think how many more newspapers if the copyeditor had given it the headline above
Gresik, East Java. Semen Gresik, the country’s largest cement maker, saw record production last year and says more growth is on the horizon.
Cement production rose 18 percent in 2012, and revenue at the company is expected to reach Rp 19 trillion $2 million. “We hit a record in terms of production,” said the company’s president director Dwi Soetjipto in Gresik early this week.
The company produced a total of 22.6 million tons of cement last year. Revenue at the East Java-based cement maker rose to Rp 18.43 trillion in the first nine months of 2012 and net income was Rp 4.55 trillion in the period, according to data from the company.
That is more than the company’s total revenue in 2011 of Rp 16.4 trillion and its net income of Rp 3.9 trillion.