Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PT Trans Jawa Sulawesi (17/09/2013) on education, research and social services (disini). The MoU was signed by the rector of ITS, Prof. Triyogi Yuwono, and the Commissioner of PT Trans Jawa Sulawesi, Mr. Anton Rianto. The MoU is valid for 5 years and can be extended.
An agreement on research cooperation on magnesia processing was also signed at the same time, which was signed by the vice rector IV of ITS, Prof. Darminto and Mr. Anton Rianto. The leader of the research cooperation is Prof. Heru Setyawan. The aims of the research cooperation are to develop methods to process ores containing magnesia into high purity magnesia and other minerals that conform with commercial products at laboratory scale, scale up the process and implement it in a commercial production.