Working with three local internet providers, Google is trying to expand in Indonesia by installing helium-filled balloons in the stratosphere.
How do you connect a country made up of 17,000 islands to the internet? That’s the huge infrastructure challenge faced by Indonesia, and one that Google hopes to address using its high altitude ‘Project Loon’ balloons.
The Silicon Valley giant has partnered with three Indonesian internet service providers – Telkomsel, Axiata and Inmost – to deliver LTE connectivity to remote areas via clusters of giant helium balloons to places where fixed-line service aren’t available. It’s part of the company’s plan to help connect some of the billions of people around the world who remain offline.
PT Bruder Utama Nusantara (BUN) is pleased to announce the sale of one Apollo Jaw Crusher, one Destroyer 1113 Impact Crusher and one Explorer 1800 3D Mobile Screening Unit to their client in Java. These represent the first Keestrack products to operate in Indonesia.
PT BUN is the official sub-dealer of PT Hexindo Adiperkasa (Hitachi/ John Deere), operating in Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa and Nusa Tenggara. BUN is the country importer and dealer for Keestrack mobile crushers and screening equipment. PT BUN has also entered an agreement with 3D Data Guidance and Spade Blade™Australia to manufacture and support Spade Blade™ (Australian designed high production dozer blades) in Indonesia.
The risks facing freight moving through supply chains at home and especially abroad are on the rise, with direct cargo thievery only one of many threats.
Once per week somewhere around the world, there is what’s considered to be a “terrorist attack” on the global supply chain – with cargo trucks and trains carrying Western-branded goods the main targets.
"Thousands of tonnes of fuel oil cargo stolen for the black market"
Security consultants Protection Group International Ltd. (PGI) have warned that oil theft will continue to fuel the trend of rising piracy in South East Asia.
“A high demand for illicit oil will continue to drive fuel theft and the targeting of small, low freeboard tankers in the region,” said PGI.