US$5 bil oil refinery, airport in Lawas to be game changer

US$5 bil oil refinery, airport in Lawas to be game changer

Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
Source: Published by O&G LINKS from Borneo Post Online on November 30, 2019 KUCHING: The proposed US$ 5 billion oil refinery in Lawas would be a game changer for development in the northern region of Sarawak and Sarawak economy as a whole once completed, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Abang Johari said the refinery complex should be completed by 2022 if the current negotiation and preparations were proceeding as scheduled. He made these remarks during a briefing at the Sinopec oil refinery complex in Hainan today. A statement today said the chief minster was leading a delegation of state officials on a two-day fact-finding trip to the Sinopec oil refining facility located at the Yangpu Economic Development Zone in Northwestern Hainan Island. Among the state delegates…
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US$5 bil oil refinery, airport in Lawas to be game changer

US$5 bil oil refinery, airport in Lawas to be game changer

Brunei, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak
Source: Published by Lim How Pim from Borneo Post Online on November 30, 2019, Saturday at 5:07 PM. Abang Johari (front row, fourth right) and other members of his delegation pose for a group photo. KUCHING: The proposed US$ 5 billion oil refinery in Lawas would be a game changer for development in the northern region of Sarawak and Sarawak economy as a whole once completed, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. Abang Johari said the refinery complex should be completed by 2022 if the current negotiation and preparations were proceeding as scheduled. He made these remarks during a briefing at the Sinopec oil refinery complex in Hainan today. A statement today said the chief minster was leading a delegation of state officials on a two-day fact-finding…
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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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SMK Riam Miri wins All About Youth 2019 Award

SMK Riam Miri wins All About Youth 2019 Award

Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
The group of five students from SMK Riam Miri successfully brought home RM30,000 grand prize and the opportunity to commercialise their project with a social enterprise. – Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: All those sleepless nights and hard work finally paid off for students of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Riam Miri, Sarawak after their idea of creating a device that helps to unplug electricity at the fingertips won them first prize in the Sentuhan Harapan–All About Youth (AAY) 2019 Chairman’s Circle Award held by Yayasan Petronas, yesterday. The device called Riam Xplug, alerts users to unplug their electrical appliances through a smartphone  application and automatically shuts off electricity. Shedding their tears when they were crowned winners, the group of five students successfully brought home RM30,000 grand prize and the opportunity to commercialise their project…
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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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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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Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to states

Malaysia considering selling stakes in Petronas to states

Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sabah, Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is considering selling stakes in energy giant Petronas to states where the company’s oil and gas fields are, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Reuters on Tuesday, in a bid to raise funds for the debt-laden government. Such a move may also give states such as Sarawak and Sabah a say in the running of Petronas, the world’s third-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas. Dr Mahathir said the government could not meet a demand made by the states for a quadrupling of the royalties paid by the company to 20 per cent of its profit. “It’s fully owned by the government, it’s up to the government to sell the shares privately not in the market, to states like Sabah and Sarawak,” Dr Mahathir said in an…
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Awang Tengah leads delegation to visit solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai

Awang Tengah leads delegation to visit solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai

Community Initiative, Industry 4.0, Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan led a Sarawak delegation to visit a solar manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China yesterday. The plant is one of the top global producers in thecountry’s solar industry and has operations worldwide, including in Malaysia, Portugal and the United States. During the visit, the delegation was briefed on the plant’s operation, which adopts the latest technology in producing high standard solar products. Awang Tengah, who is also International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Minister, said he was impressed with the factory operations and its research and development facility. He pointed out that the visit to the plant is crucial as it enables the ministry to better understand the solar industry while at the same time attract more solar industry…
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CM: State prioritising environmental conservation as development grows

CM: State prioritising environmental conservation as development grows

Renewable Energy, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING: The Sarawak government has to be sensitive and aggressive when it comes to managing the environment of the state, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He pointed out that this included striking a balance between the state’s development and conservation. “We have to play a part in sustainable development where we have to balance our development with the needs to conserve to ensure that our environment is not affected,” he said at the Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) Sarawak’s 25th anniversary celebration held at a hotel here last night. Citing Indonesia as an example, he it had sought advice from foreign countries to implement their environmental policies. “In Sarawak, we have the power so we can plan our strategic approach on environmental management on our…
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