Serba Dinamik net profit up at RM113mil

Serba Dinamik net profit up at RM113mil

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
PETALING JAYA: Engineering service provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd has posted a 36% jump in net profit to RM113.16mil for the third quarter ended Sept 30 from RM83.23mil a year earlier, thanks to an increase in its maintenance, repair and overhaul or MRO activities in Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Kuwait and Malaysia. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the group also attributed the surge in profit to its engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning segment, which was mainly derived from its chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania and activity with the New Thunder project in the UAE. “The segment recorded an operating profit of RM16.2mil, yielding a gross margin of 15.2%,” it said in the filing. Its revenue for the quarter rose more than 35% to RM1.05bil from RM770.2mil a year…
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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 2: Recent Advances of Vibration Technology Applied in Vehicle and Transportation Engineering

IAViC2019 Forum 2: Recent Advances of Vibration Technology Applied in Vehicle and Transportation Engineering

Community Initiative, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Industry 4.0, Our Community, Smart City, Social Innovation
The invited Panels were: Assoc Prof Dr Ir Zainal Fitri Zainal AbidinMr. Kazuhito KatoMr. Izwan SabriMr. Abdul Qaiyum Over-Arching Principles Overall point of discussion focusing on the transportation perspective that combine all related aspects. Covered aspect and focal discussion arise, followed the theme of conference which is condition monitoring into the era of IR 4.0 and current situation of Malaysia to adopt the new approaching of technology of IR 4.0 and relates with the noise and vibration by using IoT interrogation into transportation perspective. Vision Condition monitoring with embedded sensors to provide continuous and real-time data acquisition and analysis of a machine and transportation by placing permanent sensors is a practice in CM, and can be a good start for monitoring high value assets, especially using vibration analysis. Optimum sourcing…
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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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Mahasiswa cemerlang miliki syarikat ‘runner’ bernilai RM1 juta

Mahasiswa cemerlang miliki syarikat ‘runner’ bernilai RM1 juta

Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Smart City, Social Innovation
Muhammad Ziyad (kanan) yang juga pengasas syarikat GetMove Sdn. Bhd bernilai RM1 juta bersama rakan kongsinya, Khairul Ikhwan Zulkefly, 27, (kiri) bersama pekerja mereka Ahmad Zaharuddin Zakaria, 53, (dua dari kiri) dan Ayuslida Arsad, 49, ketika ditemui di pejabat mereka di TD1303 baru-baru ini. -- fotoBERNAMA KUALA TERENGGANU - Di saat mahasiswa lain runsing memikirkan pekerjaan selepas tamat pengajian, Muhammad Ziyad Mohd Yazid pula sudah memiliki sebuah syarikat, GetMove Sdn. Bhd, yang bernilai RM1 juta. Meminati dunia perniagaan, pelajar berumur 23 tahun daripada Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) itu melangkah jauh ke hadapan berbanding mahasiswa biasa dengan menjalankan perniagaan menguruskan perkhidmatan penghantaran barang atau ‘runner’ yang dijenamakan sebagai ‘GetRunner’, melalui syarikatnya itu. Pelajar tahun akhir Fakulti Sains Sosial Gunaan itu berkata, syarikat yang diasaskan bersama dua lagi rakan iaitu Khairul…
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Celebrating Kuching’s culture and heritage

Celebrating Kuching’s culture and heritage

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
THE Rainforest Fringe Festival has become a firm fixture on Kuching's calendar of events ever since it burst onto the scene in 2017. Back for its third edition this past week, the festival was packed with all manner of events and activities related to arts, culture and heritage, from music and storytelling performances to exhibitions, talks and art installations. In short, there were so many things happening and no time to see them all, but what I did manage to catch was generally worthwhile. For a start, the "Over Sarawak" exhibition by photojournalist David ST Loh at the UOB Building displayed some striking shots of notable landmarks and less-well-known scenes in Sarawak, including a number of images taken directly from above with a drone. I had the opportunity to interview…
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Sarawak eyes several location in Kuching as Unesco heritage sites

Sarawak eyes several location in Kuching as Unesco heritage sites

Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
KUCHING, May 25 — The Sarawak government will be requesting for several locations in Kuching city to be listed as United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) world heritage sites. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said the state government and Kuching North City Hall will identify historical sites in the state capital to be listed as a world heritage site. “We will upgrade the Sarawak Cultural Heritage Ordinance. Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (state Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister) is working on it. “Most probably, we will table the new enactment on heritage at the next Sarawak state legislative assembly sitting, and the law provision has to be amended first,” he told reporters after opening  the Gawai Dayak Bazaar in India Street here. Commenting further,…
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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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‘Limbang Waterfront project to be completed by 2021’

‘Limbang Waterfront project to be completed by 2021’

Brunei, Community Initiative, Creative Arts & Design, Digital Economy, Entrepreneurs, Farming & Agriculture, Fishing, Our Community, Sarawak, Smart City, Social Innovation
LIMBANG: The RM60-million Limbang Waterfront upgrading project is expected to be fully completed by 2021. In stating this, Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail said the project was divided into two phases. “Limbang will have the longest waterfront in Sarawak once the waterfront project with a total length of 1.6km is fully completed by 2021. “This Limbang Waterfront would be the main development icon for the people here,” he said when met during the presentation of Limbang Waterfront Upgrading Project Phase 2 Contract at Limbang District Council yesterday. The Bukit Kota assemblyman said phase one of the project was progressing well. The one-km phase one project costing RM30 million is expected to complete by July next year, he added. The remaining 600-metre second…
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