NEW YORK: Oil prices rose over 1% on Tuesday after top exporter Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones launched by a Yemeni-armed movement aligned to Iran had attacked facilities belonging to state oil company Aramco [...]
PETALING JAYA: AWC Bhd’s tender for the RM35.1mil Bangunan JB Sentral facilities management services contract has been accepted by Jabatan Kerja Raya. [...]
KUALA LUMPUR: GFM Services Bhd has secured two contracts from Bank Negara for the provision of comprehensive facilities management services at selected premises operated by the central bank. [...]
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad was confident that the collaboration would also help public hospitals. — Picture by Mukhriz Hazim
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Efforts to raise the level of cooperation between public and private hospitals to improve the country’s healthcare system have been carried out since the formation of the Health Advisory Council last month, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.He said he was confident that the collaboration would also help public hospitals, in particular, to tackle various issues like shortage of specialists and facilities as well as heavy workload and rising cost of treatment.“Several private hospitals have expressed their wish to cooperate, and we welcome them,” he told reporters after visiting the Ampang Hospital today.He spent about two hours visiting cancer patients in the haematology ward of the hospital in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration.The Health Advisory Council’s role is to generate ideas towards empowering the nation’s healthcare system as well as assisting the government in formulating a new direction that will steer the Health Ministry to provide world-class services.Dr Dzulkefly also urged the public to undergo early screening and detection tests for cancer as the disease had become the second highest cause of death among the people in Malaysia.According to him, an estimated 60 percent of cancer cases in the country were detected late, at either stage 3 or stage 4. — Bernama [...]
Prinsiptek Corp Bhd, in an exchange filing yesterday, noted its wholly-owned unit, Tanah Perangsang Sdn Bhd (TPSB) will be contracted by TTSJ Trading Sdn Bhd (TTSJ) to build a port, jetty, bulking storage tank, housing, palm oil mill and refinery and green energy plant for RM2.13 billion.
A joint venture agreement has been signed between TPSB, TTSJ and AA Strategic Marketing Inc Sdn Bhd to that end is subject to the getting regulatory approvals from Sipitang District Council in Sabah; the Malaysian Palm Oil Board; the Land office and other relevant authorities.
On Jan 15, 2019, TPSB entered into a joint venture agreement with AA Strategic and TTSJ to develop a oil palm plantation and palm oil mill at Lawas, Sarawak, and construct a port, jetty, bulking tank at Sipitang Port, Sabah.
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BANJARMASIN, S Kalimantan: PT Dok dan Perkapalan Kodja Bahari (DKB) Shipyard and Enginering of Banjarmasin Branch improved graving dock and airbag system facilities, AntaranewsKalsel reported.
PT DKB Banjarmasin Manager Rudi Patmo Hariyono here Wednesday said the addition of graving dock facilities, among others, is its length from 105 meters to 131 meters.
Then the width from the previous 30 meters becomes 35 meters, and the previous height from 3 meters to 5.1 meters. While the depth has reached 5.1 meters. By these improvements, the incoming ships will not be affected by the tide or ebb of sea water.
As for the runway, the facility will be built with a length of 150 meters, a width of 5 meters and a thickness of 30 centimeters.
“If the facility is completed, it can service four vessels at once,” he said while mentioning that there are only two vessels could be serviced at this time.
This development is one of PT DKB’s strategic plans by using the fund allocation of State Capital Participation (PMN) from the 2015 APBN with a total fund of Rp18.8 billion.
Work will be carried out by local company PT Lidy`s Artha Borneo with an estimated working time of 2010 calendar days.
The construction of Banjar 2 graving dock and airbag system is expected to increase production capacity from 45,000 DWT to 60 thousand DWT.
DKB Banjarmasin is one of 10 ship dock locations owned by the state-owned enterprise (BUMN).
In addition to Banjarmasin, the ship dock has now been able to compete with the national private ship dock, among others, PT DKB Jakarta, Cirebon, Semarang, Palembang, Sabang, and Batam.
“With the improvements of DKB facilities now, the DKB Banjarmasin 2 will become the largest ship dock company in Kalimantan,” he said. [...]