The company has 3 Permanent Nursery with seed production capacity of 35 million stems / year. All seeds come from SSO and SPA seed sources that are managed by the R & D department and have received certificates from the BPTH (Forest Plant Seedling Center).
Planting activities start from mechanical or manual land preparation, pengajiran, making planting holes, planting seeds and fertilizing. The species planted is Eucalyptus pellita with a spacing of 3 x 2 m so that the number of plants per hectare is 1,666 stems. Provision of the right fertilizer with TSP 46 is in accordance with the nutrients needed by plants to produce maximum growth.
To maintain the health and vitality of plants, plant maintenance is carried out at the ages of 2, 5, 6, 9 and 12 months with manual slashing methods and selective spraying on certain plots. Pesticides used for spraying are not included in the group of prohibited and limited pesticides based on Minister of Agriculture Regulation No. 01 / Permentan / OT.140 / 1/2007.
Forest areas must be protected from threats of pest and disease, wild grazing, forest and land fires, encroachment, poaching and timber theft. The company already has a system and procedure for forest protection, and has trained personnel, equipment, and is equipped with adequate facilities and infrastructure.
In an effort to control the danger of forest fires, the company has prepared a special organization of the Fire Protection Division with trained SATDALKAR personnel of 91 people and equipped with the following facilities and infrastructure:
- a. Fire Tower 40 units
- b. Check 128 units
- c. Fuel Block 101 km
- d. Posko 63 units
- e. Pump Machine 207 units
- f. Water tank 33 units
- g. 110 unit Patrol Car
- h. Communication tool
- i. Manual Extinguishing Equipment
To prevent illegal activities in the form of encroachment, poaching and timber theft, the company cooperates with government agencies, the police and community leaders through joint patrol activities, counseling, persuasive efforts and legal processes if needed.
Monitoring and identification of pest and disease attacks is carried out continuously in the area of ??the plant. If symptoms of an attack are found as soon as possible, prevention is carried out with methods that are environmentally friendly. Several types of pests and diseases identified include: leaf rolling caterpillar, uret, leaf tip sucker, root rot, and leaf spots.
The area and amount of timber that can be harvested is determined based on the results of the timber cruising carried out one year earlier. The area of ??felling per year is ± 20,000 to 25,000 ha with normal production potential reaching ± 2 million M3.
Harvesting activities include logging, skidding and stacking of wood in the TPN. Logging is carried out with chainsaw and harvester by sorting round wood measuring at least 5 cm in diameter and 2.5 m in length. Wood is used as a forwarder and land watcher to the roadside lane. Wood is stacked with certain arrangements, then measurements are taken by officers of companies that are qualified GANISPHPL-PKB.
Wood products are sold to PT Tanjungenim Lestari Pulp and Paper as pulp (Pulp) raw material. Wood is transported from the TPN using logging trucks and weighing is carried out in the woodyard of PT TEL.