Items filtered by date: January 2018

McDonald’s announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.  

By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for Forest Stewardship Council certification. Also by 2025, the company has set a goal to recycle guest packaging in 100 percent of McDonald’s restaurants. McDonald’s understands that recycling infrastructure, regulations and consumer behaviours vary city to city and country to country around the world, but it plans to be part of the solution and help influence powerful change.  

Published in GENERAL

Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd (CGPV), developer of the upcoming Forest City township in Johor, has chosen Trimble Malaysia to equip its Industrialised Building System (IBS) base with technology solutions aimed at increasing productivity, efficiency and level of service at the precast plant. 

CGPV’s IBS base, which was announced back in August last year, is said to be the largest of its kind in the world when completed. Trimble’s technology solutions will provide essential fabrication data for the ERP system that runs the IBS base and integration with Building Information Modelling (BIM) processes, among others. Future implementation will streamline operational flow at the factories – from design phase to fabrication and downstream quality assurance/quality control inspection – thus optimizing the entire supply chain workflow.

Published in GENERAL

PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PCSB), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, has awarded its contract for the provision of maintenance, construction and modification services (MCM) at its offshore facilities in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak to five local contractors.

Carimin Engineering Services Sdn Bhd, Dayang Enterprise Sdn Bhd, Deleum Primera Sdn Bhd, Petra Resources Sdn Bhd, Sapura Fabrication Sdn Bhd and its joint venture partner Borneo Seaoffshore Engineering Sdn Bhd were selected for the five-year contract with an option to extend an additional year which took effect in September last year.

Published in GENERAL

CIMB Bank Berhad has launched Sun Income Secure, to enable its customers to enjoy protection, investment and a guaranteed yearly income in a single plan to facilitate retirement planning. 

The plan is the latest addition to CIMB’s suite of insurance solutions developed by its bancassurance partner, Sun Life Malaysia Assurance Berhad (“Sun Life Malaysia”). 

Published in GENERAL

Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) launched its “Workplace of the Future” initiative in support of the 2050 National Transformation or TN50 programme helmed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The initiative was officially launched by Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

Through the initiative, BPMB is committed towards providing an ideal workplace which caters to an upcoming generation of young Malaysian talents, to meet their aspirations in terms of hard infrastructure, working conditions and job satisfaction.

Published in GENERAL

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has appointed Edward Ling to the role of ACCA Malaysia Country Head effective immediately.

Edward began his career in ACCA as a Branch Manager for ACCA Kuching in 2004. Over the last 13 years, Edward has risen in ranks and served in various capacities within ACCA. In 2010, Edward was promoted to the role of Head of Marketing and Promotion, then to Head of Business Development in 2014 and finally Regional Head of Business Development, Asia Pacific in 2015. Prior to ACCA, Edward honed his Marketing and Business Development skills as Head of these departments in two local universities with a global presence.

Published in GENERAL
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 16:27

Enter AYER, the real estate brand

Bursa-listed AYER Holdings Berhad, formerly known as TAHPS Group Berhad, today rolled out its new brand called AYER, the real estate brand.

In unveiling the new brand to the media and close business partners and associates, Group Chief Executive Officer Eugene Khoo Kong Hooi said as a real estate brand, AYER, encompassed both development activities as well as land holdings.

Published in GENERAL

OSK Property celebrates the 2018 New Year with the launch of 20188 Zero Entry campaign. Aimed to provide home buyers and investors alike to own their dream property, this campaign gives an easy entry for purchasers with 0% down-payment, various financial fees waived and additional savings with a variety of smart investment plans. All purchases during this campaign period will also stand a chance to win RM20,188 in cash.

Published in GENERAL
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 14:21

Magnum Corp: 50 And Stronger

Magnum Corporation (Magnum) celebrated its 50th Anniversary as the first private company to be awarded the license to operate the highly successful 4-digit numbers (4D) forecast betting game in Malaysia at a celebratory dinner at a hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The event was attended by more than 700 Magnum business associates and sales partners, many whom have been with Magnum from the very beginning. 

Published in GENERAL

SAP SE today announced the appointment of Duncan Williamson as Managing Director for Malaysia. In this new role, Williamson will be responsible for leading and driving business growth and operations for Malaysia, building on SAP’s success and presence over the past 25 years in the country. He will report directly to Claus Andresen, President and Managing Director of SAP Southeast Asia.

An 18-year SAP veteran, Williamson joined SAP in 1999 and has held various leadership roles across several board areas within the company. He was most recently Managing Partner for the Nestlé business, one of the biggest global accounts at SAP, where he was responsible for driving and coordinating a multi-year, strategic business relationship with the customer, globally and across all lines of SAP’s business.

Published in GENERAL
Page 1 of 2