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A briefing cum dialogue with the Tribunal for Housing Purchaser Claims was held on the 27th September 2012 at PAM Mini Auditorium.  44 participants attended the briefing.

The briefing was presented by Tuan Hj. Ahmad Sedik, President of The Tribunal for Housing Purchaser Claims Sabah and the purpose of the briefing is to disseminate information about the roles, function and jurisdiction of the Tribunal, procedure for making claims and penalty for failure to comply with the award made by the Tribunal.

Thursday, 13th September 2012 a product talk on ”Lockcase 2012:Security System” was held at Hibiscus Garden, Level 1 Pacific Sutera, Kota Kinabalu and was attended by 45 participants.

The Master of Ceremony, Mr. Bjorn Lidefelt introduced the speaker, Mr. Lyndon Payne, as the General Manager who heads the Product Management & Specification team for ASSA ABLOY South Asia and he oversees all new product development and major project from India to Vietnam and all countries in between.

In his introduction, he spoke about the “ ASSA ABLOY story”, that they are the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience.

The seminar was divided into three sections in regards to door opening solutions:

  • Current market relevance products
  • Current new products/technologies
  • The future in locking

He showed to the participants the types of digital locks that are available and explained in details the characteristics, functions, features and benefits.

· The Yale digital door lock collection (YDM4109 and YDM3109)
· The Norton- 7100SZ Series Safe Zone
· The Lockwood – 3P70 Series and PentagonTM 3P72 Mortice Locks
· The AperioTM Technology

The talk was very informative and added with interesting video presentation on the future locking system where mobile phone is programmed as key to unlock and lock doors.

Vote of thanks to all the participants, ASSA ABLOY team and Hume Marketing Sdn Bhd on the informative talk and for the generous sponsorship. The talk ended with fellowship and cocktail session at 5.30pm.


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A product talk on Types of Estop Green Waterproofing System was organized by the Chapter on Saturday, 15 September 2012 at PAM Mini Auditorium.  37 attendees comprising of professional architects, engineers and architectural graduates attended this talk.

The speaker was Mr. Yong Wai Kit, Division Manager – Specification of Estop Sdn Bhd.   He gave an introduction of Estop Sdn Bhd.  He informed that Estop SdnBhd specialized in manufacturing and marketing of a comprehensive range of products including waterstops, surface treatments, cementitious, epoxy grout and repair products, waterproofing and flooring products using the technology acquired from an International Company based in Dresden, Germany; offering the highest standards of quality from the perfect combination of the “International Technology and Local Expertise”.

He presented the talk on “The Types of Estop Green Waterproofing System”.  There are six main type of waterproofing systems such as:-


    Liquid Applied

    Flexible Cementations

●   Spray Applied

    Integral waterproofing system


    Torch Applied

Mr. Yong also cautioned the participants on the difference between water proof and vapour proof i.e vapour proof is also water proof, but water proof may not be vapour proof. This is important consideration when specifying pu or epoxy coating for car park flooring which must be vapour proof to avoid blistering.

Mr. Yong finished the seminar by covering the different types of green roof for different types of vegetation i.e. extensive, intensive and those ranging in between. He also explained the importance of drainage and soil medium for healthy plants.

The presentation was very informative and participants had the opportunity asking many questions.  It ended at 1.00pm with lunch.   

Vote of thanks is accorded to everyone for making their valuable time attending the seminar and to the team from North Bridge Engineering SdnBhd and Mr. Yong Wai Kit for the informative presentation. 

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May 2021