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08 May 2019

80 seconds with SDLG loader optimises operations at Holcim’s Indonesia plant

First published08/05/2019
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PT Sarana Karya Cipta Transindo's SDLG LG936L wheeled loader working at Holcim's concrete plant in Bandung, Indonesia

Indonesian contractor PT Sarana Karya Cipta Transindo said value for money was a key factor in its purchase of a fuel-efficient SDLG LG936L wheeled loader for handling high quality aggregate products at Holcim’s concrete plant in Bandung, Indonesia.

“The LG936L has really improved efficiency and operations at the plant,” said Rieko Stevanus, owner of PT Sarana Karya Cipta Transindo. “It’s smooth and reliable performance allows us to move up to 65m³ per hour.”

On site since April 2018, the LG936L works between 15 to 20 hours daily, primarily transporting materials such as limestone, crushed stones and sand, from the stockpiles to the concrete plant’s hopper, to help produce 3,000m³ of concrete monthly for Holcim.

“The SDLG wheeled loader is a reliable workhorse and needs only 1 minute and 20 seconds to pick up the materials from the stockpile and unload at the hopper 30 metres away,” Stevanus said.

With an air-conditioned steel cab with wide visibility and a large operating space, the operator is protected against the elements and enjoys optimum comfort. With the option to install rollover protective structures and falling object protective structures, contractors have flexibility to adapt the lightweight wheel loader to meet changing job site needs.

Powered by a 92kW Weichai Deutz engine, the 3tonne-rated LG936L is highly-manoeuvrable. The 1.8m³ bucket on the unit can be raised to a dumping height of 3.3m, and the maximum breakout force is 96kN.

PT Sarana Karya Cipta Transindo owns a fleet of seven SDLG LG936L, which were all purchased from PT Indotruck Utama, SDLG’s distribution partner in Indonesia.

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