New airport site to be moved to make way for oil, road projects

New airport site to be moved to make way for oil, road projects

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak, Smart City
Posted by Philip Kiew from Borneo Post Online on February 5, 2020, Wednesday at 12:01 AM Awang Tengah, with his wife Datuk Dayang Morliah Awang Daud on his left, strikes the traditional Chinese drum to mark the start of the festivities LAWAS: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan says the Sarawak government will move the site of the proposed new Lawas Airport to facilitate the implementation of proposed US$5-billion integrated oil refinery project and construction of the coastal road. “We want to adjust the site of the new airport as this huge investment project will change Lawas, but the site should not be too near the airport,” he spoke at a Chinese New Year celebration in Lawas Indoor Stadium on Monday night. Awang Tengah, who is also…
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S’wak govt allocates RM150 mln for Lawas Airport

S’wak govt allocates RM150 mln for Lawas Airport

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak, Smart City
Source: Published by Rachel Lau from Borneo Post Online on November 23, 2018 Villagers welcome Awang Tengah at Kampung Bangat to officiate the house upgrading programme for the Jalan Punang zone. LAWAS: The State Government is allocating RM150 million for the earthworks of the proposed new Lawas Airport project through the Northern Region Development Agency (NRDA) to make up for the recently slashed funding that was approved by the previous federal government. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said this at the launch of house upgrading programme for the poor under Jalan Punang zone in Kampung Sungai Bangkat, Lawas on Friday. He said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has approved this fund through the NRDA after the approval of the first phase of the…
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New airport likely in Sarawak’s Lawas

New airport likely in Sarawak’s Lawas

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak, Smart City
Source: Published by The Nation Thailand on May 14, 2012. SARAWAK may get a new airport in Lawas after the Malaysian prime minister gave indications that the project will be prioritised under the country's 10th national development plan, a minister said yesterday. The Sarawak government's request for a new airport in Lawas has drawn positive response from Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, according to a Bernama report citing Sarawak Minister of Public Utilities Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan. There are indications that the project would be accorded priority under the 10th Malaysia Plan (2011-2015), the minister told reporters following a guest appearance on Radio Television Malaysia's morning talk show "Selamat Pagi Malaysia" in Kuching yesterday. A site for the new airport has been proposed by the…
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Sarawak govt expected to fund three new airport projects

Sarawak govt expected to fund three new airport projects

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak
Source: Published Jack Wong from The Star on Monday, 18 November 2019. MASwings' pilots making a landing at Bario STOLport operated by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad. Sarawak has the most number of STOLport in the country due to its rough geographical terrain. - EDDIE CHUA/The Star KUCHING: The Sarawak government is expected to fund three new airport projects costing more than RM780mil to provide and enhance air accessibility in the rural areas. These are the new Lawas airport in northern Sarawak, for which RM480mil has been approved, and two short take-off and landing airports (STOLports). The proposed STOLports are Bebuling in Spaoh in the Betong Division (RM108.3mil) and Bukit Mabong, Tunoh in the Kapit Division (RM193.1mil), according to Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister and Infrastructure and Port Development Minister Tan Sri…
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New Tourism Minister pledges to put needs of country and people first

New Tourism Minister pledges to put needs of country and people first

Aviation and Aerospace, Sarawak
Source: Published by Marilyn Ten from Borneo Post Online on March 10, 2020, Tuesday at 9:12 AM. Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri KUCHING: Newly appointed Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri has assured that she will give her utmost commitment to put the needs of the country and people first. She said her main focus will be on delivery with the notion of accountability to the Rakyat. “I am aware that many industry players, especially in the tourism sector and airline industries are facing trying times. “As the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, I am committed to coming up with effective solutions and long-term economic measures to manage our tourism sector better,” she said in a statement issued last night. The Batang Sadong MP said Malaysia today,…
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Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Borneo can be an economic powerhouse in Asia, says Shafie

Aviation and Aerospace, Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Farming & Agriculture, FinTech, Fishing, Industry 4.0, Kalimantan, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said the island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region. — Bernama pic TARAKAN (Indonesia), Oct 2 — The island of Borneo, which is shared by three countries including Malaysia, has the potential to be an economic powerhouse in the Asian region, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal. He said the area, covering Sabah dan Sarawak, Kalimantan dan Brunei, was rich with natural resources, particularly oil and gas. The island’s proximity to China and South Korea would also contribute to the economic growth, he said. “I am confident Borneo can become a regional economic power not only due to its large size but also its…
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Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera

Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera

Aviation and Aerospace, Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
[Selasa - 17 Disember 2019]Pejabat Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak, Jalan Rodway, Kuching Amanah Khairat Yayasan Budaya Melayu Sarawak (AKYBMS) telah menjalin kerjasama dengan Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd dan Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera. Telah berlangsung sesi taklimat dan temuduga bagi Program Peneraju Skill Iltizam Rotating Equipment Technician Siri 1/20. Sebanyak 14 orang calon peserta program telah terpilih untuk menghadiri temuduga kali ini. Terima kasih dan selamat maju jaya kepada semua yang hadir. - AAO
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IAViC2019 Forum 1: Vibration Technology in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0

IAViC2019 Forum 1: Vibration Technology in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0

Aviation and Aerospace, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City, Social Innovation
This report is intended as a high-level reflection of the views of the Invited Panels ("the Panels") expressed during the forum session at the International Applied Vibration Conference 2019 (IAViC2019) held at Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on the 13th November 2019. The invited Panels were: a) Dato’ Dr. Ir. Mohd Abdul Karim bin Abdullah, Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad b) Prof. Mohammad Fard, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Australia c) Dr Qing Ou, Agen Limited d) Ir. Mohd Syukri bin Mohd Khalid, Sarawak SHELL Malaysia Over-Arching Principles Initial contributions to discussions in the forum focussed on vibration technology towards the era of Industrial Revolution 4.0 underpinned the Forum theme. What the strategy, what is the current scenario, challenges experienced by both the industry and academicians in their effort moving…
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IAViC2019 Forum 3: Issues and Potential in Human and Machine Vibration

IAViC2019 Forum 3: Issues and Potential in Human and Machine Vibration

Aviation and Aerospace, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
The main theme of the industrial revolution 4.0 is cyber-physical systems; systems in which sensing, computation, networking and physical processes are connected, controlled and monitored by algorithms. While most of the discourse on IR4.0 revolves around the advanced machineries, equipment and sensors, discussion on human factors are often put aside. The IMM International Applied Vibration Conference (IAViC) 2019 were aware of this and invited expert panels from the vibration industry and academia to talk about the issues of human and machine vibration. The summary below touches on the few topics that were discussed based on the session moderator. The invited panels for the topic above were Prof Reza Jazar of RMIT University and Dr Amzar Azizan of the Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (MIAT), representing the research universities; Mr Shahriman…
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ACADEMIC VISIT TO IMM INTERNATIONAL APPLIED VIBRATION CONFERENCE (IAViC) 2019

ACADEMIC VISIT TO IMM INTERNATIONAL APPLIED VIBRATION CONFERENCE (IAViC) 2019

Aviation and Aerospace, Digital Economy, Farming & Agriculture, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Smart City
The IMM International Applied Vibration Conference (IAViC) 2019 was organized on 13th to 14th November 2019 at Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur. Forty students from the Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) joined this event. The panels of experts from industry presented on applied vibration. Asset owners and engineers from oil & gas, marine, aviation & aerospace, automotive and rail industries cannot deny the need and importance of vibration technology effective diagnostic tool to troubleshoot various problems related to design, construction, operation or maintenance. Professionals have shared their challenges as well as hands-on experiences, thus providing students a glimpse of the real-life working environment in the industry. During the conference session, the students also visited the exhibition booths. The exhibitors shared their experience and introduced applied technology to…
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