Items filtered by date: August 2017

IJM Corporation Bhd launched an Innovation Lab in its Petaling Jaya headquarters last week. The Innovation Lab serves as a platform to nurture a culture of innovation among its employees and to develop and execute value-driven breakthrough ideas for the company, customers as well as the various industries IJM serves. 

The spearheading of the lab underscores a thrust identified in IJM’s strategic roadmap to drive innovation and intrapreneurship in the workplace – by building the right innovation culture, accelerating digital adoption, providing multiple platforms for collaboration and running skillset training through accelerator programmes. 

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The Rice Straw Project under the Bioeconomy Community Development Programme (BCDP) is expected to enhance to the growth of high-value biodegradable products in Malaysia while promoting the country’s environmental sustainability and advancement of green technology. 

The project is overseen by Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corporation) and involves a 10-year agreement signed between BioNexus Status company Free The Seed Sdn Bhd and Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Pendang Selatan (PPKPS). 

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Weifang Sime Darby Port Co. Ltd. launched its liquid terminal on 9 August, expanding its range of services to provide storage and usage of terminal facilities for bulk oil and chemicals at the port.

The ceremony was held at the new Weifang Sime Darby Liquid Terminal, witnessed by the Deputy Mayor of Weifang City, Wang Shu Hua, the Director of Management Committee of Weifang Binhai Economic and Technological Development Zone Zhang Heng Dao, the Chairman of the Dragon Crown Group Raymond Ng Wai Man, and the Managing Director of Sime Darby Logistics Timothy Lee Chi Tim.

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Bumi Armada Berhad’s wholly owned subsidiary Bumi Armada Caspian LLC has signed a supplementary agreement with LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft LLC for additional Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation scope. 

The additional scope will involve Bumi Armada’s Subsea Construction assets to lay subsea pipelines and undertake post trenching and back-filling works on sections of the Filanovsky field in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea. The works are expected to be completed in the second half of 2018 and the total contract value is USD134 million (approximately RM576 million). 

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SAP harnessed its digital core, bold technologies of the future and it expertise in ERP to help customers make everything digital, programmable and smarter. This is part of the company’s overall strategy to drive its innovation agenda and support customer’s digital transformation and journey to the cloud through its portfolio of solutions. 

“As governments and businesses work towards a digitally-enabled ASEAN as outlined by the ASEAN ICT Masterplan 2020, we see plenty of opportunities for organizations from the public and private sectors alike to harness the power of data. In the digital economy today, data is the new gold for digital enterprises. SAP allows organizations to act instantly through real-time, data-driven insights to deliver delightful, meaningful experiences to their customers, employees, suppliers and partners,” said Claus Andresen, President and Managing Director, SAP Southeast Asia. 

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Kuala Lumpur, 11 August- HP Malaysia unveils a robust line-up of next generation A3 multifunction printers (MFPs) in Southeast Asia.

THe 54 new SKUs include enterprise-class A3 MFPs that are designed to protect themselves in the face of growing cyber-attacks on businesses.

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Sony Malaysia unveils the new BRAVIA A1 HDR OLED TV, along with diverse home entertainment products aimed at fulfilling the ideal interior space ecosystem. The BRAVIA TV line-up has been at the forefront of TV innovation, heralding proprietary imagery technologies like 4K HDR and Triluminos Display. 

These technologies may accentuate trademarks of picture quality but video and audio are just one part of the package. The search for creating the ultimate viewing experience stems from the realisation that the spatial harmonics, giving the products the versatility to mesh with any interior, are what really perfect the experience. Sony believed in this idea and thus, the concept of Slice of Living was introduced, rewriting unconventional approaches for modern-living sensibilities. 

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Fifteen Math and Science teachers from all over the country were recognised recently for their achievements in successfully completing the Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Program, organised recently by Honeywell and the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in June 2016 and 2017.

This award-winning scholarship programme was created by Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, in partnership with USSRC, Since its launch, 2,776 educators from 62 countries, including 25 from Malaysia; and 52 US states and territories have graduated from the programme. 

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In conjunction with the NAZA Merdeka Autofair 2017 which starts from 10th to 13th August 2017, Next Bike Sdn. Bhd., the sole importer and distributor of Ducati motorcycles in Malaysia, is pleased to announce the launch of two new entry level variants to join the current line-up in Malaysia, the Ducati Monster 797 and Ducati Multistrada 950.

“The NAZA Merdeka Autofair 2017 is the perfect time to announce the arrival of the Ducati Multistrada 950 and Ducati Monster 797 variants. These two are considered as the new entry-level models from the prestigious Italian brand and represents the most accessible offerings from them which is in-line with what we’re doing for our autofair.” said Datuk Wira SM Faisal Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Group Executive Chairman, NAZA World Group of Companies.

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Malaysia is now riding on an ecosystem approach to attract investments. The country is also leveraging on the ecosystem not just within Malaysia but also the competitive advantages of other ASEAN member states to create more vibrant and accessible investment opportunities to investors. 

ASEAN provides an effective platform for investors to utilise and maximise its value chain. The varying levels of economic development in ASEAN coupled with each country’s industry specialisation allow greater complementation among local and multinational companies (MNCs) and locational complementation between member countries. 

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