IPOH, 20 APRIL 2018: The Director of Bridge Research and Development Center of Shanghai Urban Construction Design and Research Institute (Group) Co. Ltd, Mr. Yang Xinfei has brought 5 people in a team from SUCDRI visited some of the highlighted bridge projects in Perak using Dura UHPFRCFRC precast girders and also introduction of Dura Technology company. This group of distinguished guests consists of (1) Zhou Liang, Chief Engineer (2) Deng Weilin, Departmental Vice Chief Engineer, (3) Li Xuefeng, Vice Director of Bridge Research and Development Center (4) Hu Fangjian, Vice Director of Bridge Research and Development Center and (5) Zhang Kailong, Engineer.
Before preceding the first site visit, the group having a meeting about introduction of the UHPFRC in Dura Company and have a tour in the factory to understand on its applications as to how it can be more sustainable compared to current technology. After that, the demonstration of the sand type used in production has been showed by Dr. Voo and also steel fibre type used during mixing of UHPFRC to give the participants an opportunity to experience the material itself.Development Center of Shanghai Urban Construction Design and Research Institute (Group) Co. Ltd, Mr. Yang Xinfei has brought 5 people in a team from SUCDRI visited some of the highlighted bridge projects in Perak using Dura UHPFRCFRC precast girders and also introduction of Dura Technology company. This group of distinguished guests consists of (1) Zhou Liang, Chief Engineer (2) Deng Weilin, Departmental Vice Chief Engineer, (3) Li Xuefeng, Vice Director of Bridge Research and Development Center (4) Hu Fangjian, Vice Director of Bridge Research and Development Center and (5) Zhang Kailong, Engineer.
After the meeting, they’ve been taking to visit the three bridges which located in Ipoh, the Kg. Paloh bridge show the lightness of the superstructure and the advantages of what high strength concrete can do. After that, they went to pedestrian bridge of Sekolah Taayah and lastly, pedestrian bridge at UTC Ipoh. The technological advancement inherent in UHPFRC both will afford direct solutions to today’s infrastructure challenges and will be integrated into the normal concretes of tomorrow.
They have been showed the design of the UBG 3000 for Manong Bridge girders for them to see our production applications and the bridge are still on-going project. There are few benefits from this projects, such as to reduce time of the villagers to reach Manong police station if they need to report a crime or hospital in Kuala Kangsar if emergency. Furthermore, in agricultural sector also will have advantages, such as rubber tappers and local fruit sellers, who currently have to take the boat which operates from 6am to 6pm daily and charges RM1 per person and RM2 for motorcycles.
SUBANG, 30 OCTOBER 2018- Highway infrastructures is very important.The technical program is jointly organized by the Ministry of Works (KKR), Public Works Department (JKR), Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM), World Road Association (PIARC) and Road Engineering Association of Malaysia with collaboration of CIDB, International Road Federation Global and Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia. YB Baru Bian, the Works Minister, officiated its opening on 29 October 2018 while YB Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir, the Deputy Works Minister, was keen on opening its closing on 31 October 2018.ortant for the sustainability of economic development and social development. Therefore, The World Road Association (PIARC) Technical Committee D.1 on Asset Management with the support of the Ministry of Works, Malaysia takes great pleasure in inviting our CEO, Dr. Voo Yen Lei as one of the speakers to participate in this International Seminar on Asset Management. He was presenting about "Sustainable Design Innovation". A concurrent event, the 10th Malaysian Road Conference (MRC) which also will run from 29 to 31 October in Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre. Carrying the theme “Global Approaches to Advance Road Asset Management”, the primary focus will be on topics related to the conservation, rehabilitation and management of road.
Some 30 local and international papers will be presented and discussed at the technical and workshop sessions with one special lecture by an international expert each day. Senior managers and leading practitioners in road engineering from corporate sector organisations including officials from the government will present up to date, highly relevant and practical information on the increasingly complex road environment.
Last but not least, the message from the Chairman of 10th Malaysia Road Conference & PIARC, Dato’ Ir. Dr. Safry Kamal Ahmad is that he hope this Conference and Seminar will offer delegates a platform to exchange ideas, discover new and novel approaches, re-acquaint with colleagues, meet new friends and widen their networking reach.
IPOH, 21 SEPTEMBER 2018: The department from Civil Engineering and Urban Transportation Department from Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) were attend the technical visit in our factory for two days. The purpose of their visit is regarding beams casting and products briefing on the UHPFRC made bridge girders. These group from distinguished guest consist of Ir. Sabudin Bin Mohd Salleh (Senior Deputy Director), Abdul Rahman Bin Mohamed (Deputy Director) , Ir. Azli Shah Bin Ali Bashah (Deputy Director) and Che Mat Nawi Bin Mat Daud (Engineer). They are also one of our client for project Sungai Kelang bridge in Kuala Lumpur.
On the first day, they were given a short presentation on Dura products by Prof Ir. Dr. Voo Yen Lei about Ultra-High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete to educate about UHFPRC and to create an understanding on it’s applications as to how it can be more sustainable compared to current technology and also introduction of Dura company. Following that, the guests and other participants were impressed by the possibility and the capability of the product during demonstration of casting and also testing of cube compressive.
Next day, the guests and other participants from DBKL were taken to the site visit in Ipoh to Kg. Paloh to shows the lightness of the superstructure and the advantages of what high strength concrete can do. After that, they went to pedestrian bridge of Sekolah Taayah and lastly, pedestrian bridge at UTC Ipoh. The technological advancement inherent in UHPFRC both will afford direct solutions to today’s infrastructure challenges and will be integrated into the normal concretes of tomorrow.
Annual Conference of Malaysian JKR Officers (SOCs) 2018 themed "JKR ASPIRATION ON INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION ERA (IR) 4.0"
ALOR SETAR, 7 JULY 2018: The Malaysia Public Work Department (namely JKR) has organized an annual Conference of Malaysian JKR Officers (SOCs) themed "JKR ASPIRATION ON INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION ERA (IR) 4.0" held from 7 to 9 July 2018 at Hotel TH and Convention Center, Alor Setar, Kedah. The ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Works, Mr. Baru Bian followed by a speech by YBhg. Dato 'Sri Ir. Dr. Roslan bin Md Taha, Director General of Public Works.
The main objective of organizing this annual conference is the platform for senior JKR officers to share knowledge, experience, expertise as well as a field of discussion on issues and matters relating to the Department, exchange ideas and opinion to inspire new innovative ideas in business improving the level of professionalism to achieve excellence in the delivery of departments.
The program involves the participation of 400 Senior Officers of the JKR consisting of Branches and State Directors, District Engineers, Kader Officers who lead the branches, divisions and units from all over the country. A total of eight papers on the construction industry have been presented throughout the conference. Opening and Exhibition Visit by YB Minister was held shortly after the opening ceremony expired. There are 43 exhibition booths that have participated in the exhibition involving government departments and private agencies. This year, it has become the 9th year of Dura Technology has been invited to take part in this exhibition. During the exhibition, YB Minister, along with JKR Officers, was briefed by Ir. Dr. Voo Yen Lei, on UHPC's technology.
Also present at the opening ceremony was YB Tuan Haji Mohd Anuar bin Mohd Tahir, Deputy Minister of Works, YBhg. Dato 'Sri Zohari Bin Haji Akob, Secretary General of the Ministry of Works, senior officers of the Public Works Department and senior officers of the Public Works Department. Among the essence of YB Minister's speech are:
• Industrial Revolution 4.0
• Procurement Policy of the Pakatan Harapan Government
• Empowering the Implementation of Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Dura Technology wishes to record the highest gratitude to the hosts of the Kedah State Department for hosting this conference. Hopefully, the commitment and effort of JKR staff in Malaysia to uphold the department to a higher level is ongoing.
IPOH, 20 JUNE 2018: The chairman of ZhongLu-Dura International Engineering Co. Ltd (中路杜拉国际工程有限公司)Mr. Mao Zhi Jian (毛志坚) has brought 12 people in a team of top government officers from People’s Republic of China (PRC) visited some of the highlighted bridge projects in Perak using Dura UHPFRCFRC precast girders. These group of distinguished guests consists of (1) Mr. Ye Gui Ying, general manager of Guangdong ShunKong Traffic Investment Co., Ltd (叶桂莹, 总经理 , 广东顺控交通投资有限公司), (2) Zhou Cheng Dong, Vice President, Guangdong Shunde Holding Group Co., Ltd (周乘东, 副总裁, 广东顺德控股集团有限公司); (3) Liang Yong Bin, Deputy Director, Shunde Area, Country-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Office, (梁泳斌, 副主任, 顺德区国有资产监督管理办公室), and (4) Zhan Guo Liang, Deputy General Manager, Guangdong Hua Sui Construction Group Co., Ltd, (詹国良,副总经理, 广东华隧建设集团股份有限公司).