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11Nov

Sinar Mas helps improve community welfare

Local communities can’t help but to worry about their health as the haze continues in Kabupaten Ketapang. PT Agrolestari Mandiri is supporting a public health programme called the Free Public Medical and Acute Respiratory Tract … Read More “Sinar Mas helps improve community welfare”

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20Oct

A Firefighter, A Hero

Sukri Tarigan, originally from Medan, has been working as a firefighter with the Emergency Response Team at PT Agro Lestari Mandiri (West Kalimantan) for three years. At 50, he continues to be a dedicated member of … Read More “A Firefighter, A Hero”

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13Oct

Our firefighting efforts in the News: Firefighting Preparation

In the last part of the story about firefighting efforts at PT Agrolestari Mandiri, we learn about the preparation the plantation personnel carries out ahead of the El Nino season, in anticipation of fire incidents … Read More “Our firefighting efforts in the News: Firefighting Preparation”

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13Oct

Our firefighting efforts in the News: Peat Management

In part two of the series about firefighting efforts at PT Agrolestari Mandiri, we find out more about how peat and fires on peat are managed. With extreme dry weather conditions, fires in peat areas … Read More “Our firefighting efforts in the News: Peat Management”

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13Oct

Our firefighting efforts in the News: Fire Management

As part of the firefighting efforts in PT Agrolestari Mandiri, canals have been built around the palm oil plantation. The canals allow firefighters access to water supply to douse new fires, and also act as … Read More “Our firefighting efforts in the News: Fire Management”

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13Oct

Our firefighting efforts in the News: Emergency Response Team

In the first instalment of a 3-part article about the firefighting efforts at PT Agrolestari Mandiri, the spotlight is on the Emergency Response Team which is deployed to put out fires at the plantation. Solutions … Read More “Our firefighting efforts in the News: Emergency Response Team”

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28Sep

How Do We Tackle Fire Incidents?

In 1997, PT SMART adopted a strict no-burning policy in our plantations to counter the haze problem. But fires can still spread to our plantations from outside due to extreme dry weather conditions caused by El … Read More “How Do We Tackle Fire Incidents?”

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23Sep

Inside the Fire Command Post

With the El Nino phenomenon creating extra dry conditions this year, the haze is back. Here at GAR, we take the haze issue very seriously. As a company, we are allocating significant resources towards the … Read More “Inside the Fire Command Post”

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