PAM Sabah ChapterCPD Chairman, Ar. Mok Juang Yu welcomed all participants and introduced the speakers, Ir. Thirukumaran Jallendran, a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He is a founding member as well as the Honorary Secretary of the Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC). He is currently one of the trainers for the GBI Facilitator Training program. He heads the R & D committee and is the Chairman of the GreenPagesMalaysia sub-committee as well as the Editor of the GreenPagesMalaysia green products and services directory.
Mr. Andrew Ong Teng Eng is a Technical cum Marketing Manager with Lean Giap Building Materials Sdn Bhd. Mr. Ong holds a Bachelor Degree in Estate Management from the University of Malaysia and a member of the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)
Ir. Thiru talked about how to manage green projects. He said sustainability in the construction and building sector is best achieved by actively pursuing a holistic approach that strives to strike a balance between the environment and the economy whilst maintaining a healthy consideration for the social need of humanity.
Mr. Ong introduced “ONDULINE® – Green & Energy Efficient Roofing”. ONDULINE® is the world’s largest manufacturer of corrugated composite sheets made of recycled cellulose fibers, high-grade bitumen and thermo-plastic resins which is a leading supplier of lightweight roofing and under-roofing systems.ONDULINE® has achieved a low carbon footprint and recycles some 200,000 tons of material each year. Natural pigments are used for colorations and its products contain no traces of asbestos.
Vote of thanks is accorded to everyone present for making their valuable time to attend this informative and technical talk. The talk ended at 12.30pm with lunch.
Ar. MOK JY
37th PAM Sabah Annual Dinner was held at the Grand Ballroom, Magellan Sutera Hotel, Kota Kinabalu on 14 July 2012. The function was graced by Guest of Honor, YBhg Datuk Yeo Boon Hai representing Datuk Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City Hall. PAM President, Ar. Saifuddin Ahmad, Sarawak Chapter Chairman, Ar. Peter Wong and Southern Chapter Chairman, Ar. Zawawi Zainuddin were also present.
The theme for this year’s dinner is “Qi” = (Origin in Chinese meaning life energy, life force and energy.
During the dinner, the Master of Ceremony (MC), Mr. James Wong and Ms. Zipporah Ong invited Chapter Chairman, Ar. Lo Su Yin to present his speech and introduce the newly elected Chapter Committee Member to the audience followed by photo session. After the photo session, MC invited the PAM President, Ar. Saifuddin Ahmad followed by the GOH to present their speech.
The highlights of the dinner this year show slides preview of the drafting of BCCM measured drawing. Ar. Yong Ming Cheong, the project chairman presented a set of the BCCM measured drawing to Dr. Chung Song Mee, Dean of Studies and Vice Principal of Sabah Theological Seminary.
The organizing committee for the 37th PAM Annual Dinner would like to thank all those involved for their participation and hard work before, during and after this memorable event.
Ar. Mok JY