Productivity increase through mechanisation

Posted on : 30-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

30 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Players in the palm oil sector should consider using knowledge and technology to raise their efficiency, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said.
They should also look into ways to increase production especially in the harvesting process, he said at the opening of Palmex Malaysia 2010 at the Sabah Trade Centre here yesterday.

Growing world market for biomass fuel products

Posted on : 30-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

30 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: There is a growing world market for biomass fuel products like briquette and pallets, participants of the Palmex Malaysia 2010 conference were told yesterday.
Michael Sew, the project development manager of global Green Synergy Sdn Bhd, who presented a paper on converting empty fruit bunches into briquette and pallets, said right now, Europe is the biggest biomass energy market.

陳樹傑: 確保原料供應充足 州政府將提供支援

Posted on : 30-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

30 July 2010
(亞庇訊)沙巴作為我國最大棕油生產州準備扮演要角推動生物質工業,州政府將提供系統支援保證和採取一系列措施,尤其確保原料供應充足以支持其發展.

本州工業發展部長拿督陳樹傑指出, 政府會致力幫助那些在拿篤棕油綜合工業中心對生物質集中在拿篤.

Biomass next major sector for cluster devt

Posted on : 30-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

July 30, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Biomass, a green energy sector with an estimated value of RM30 billion in Sabah, has been earmarked as the next major industry to be developed in the Palm Oil Industrial Cluster (Poic) in Lahad Datu.Poic Sabah Sdn Bhd’s chief executive officer Dr Pang Teck Wai said a Japanese company had already set up operations in the cluster to pursue biomass activities and the state government was continuously promoting the infrastructure there to attract investors.

TAKE VALUE-ADDING ACTIVITIES SERIOUSLY

Posted on : 30-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

30th July, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah should learn from its past experience with tropical timber to avoid missing the opportunities in value-adding activities.

Explore palm oil and tourism business in Uzbekistan: Envoy

Posted on : 29-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

29 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Uzbekistan Ambassador to Malaysia, Shukur Sabitov, has asked Sabah businessmen to explore business opportunities, particularly in palm oil and tourism industries, in his country.

Move to turn Lahad Datu into downstream processing hub gets good response

Posted on : 26-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

26 July 2010

SANDAKAN: The State government’s move to turn Lahad Datu into a downstream processing hub for palm oil has received positive response from foreign and local investors.
 “The project will cover more than 3,000 acres when it is fully developed,” Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman said adding that it was only 500 acres when it first started in 2005.

SHOULD MATCH NEIGHBOURS ON OIL, GAS: TAN

Posted on : 24-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

24 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: State Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan hopes Sabah will be able to match the oil and gas industry in neighbouring Sarawak and Brunei one day.
 “We will have to make sure we generate the same kind of oil and gas activities as in Brunei and Sarawak,” he said.

Second Ranhill gas turbine generator commissioned

Posted on : 24-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

24 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: The Ranhill Power Plant has commissioned its second gas turbine turbo generator to supply an additional 65MW into the state’s power grid to help reduce power outage.

Sabah mulls SOGT gas for local oil and gas industry

Posted on : 24-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

24 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: The state government will consider suggestions to utilise gas to be landed at the Kimanis terminal to develop Sabah’s own oil and gas industry, said Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman.
 The Chief Minister said Sabah would discuss with Petronas the proposal for the state to use the resource instead of just sending it to Bintulu as initially planned when the company began constructing the Sabah Oil and Gas Terminal (SOGT) off the coastal district of Kimanis.

Tripartite committee on oil and gas development proposal

Posted on : 23-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

23rd July, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: More talks will be held with Brunei and Sarawak to discuss collaborative efforts in developing oil and gas industry, with Sabah proposing a three-state planning committee to be set up for coordinating activities among the partners.

Sabah needs to develop own oil and gas sector

Posted on : 23-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

23rd July, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah should utilize the natural gas to be sourced from the Sabah Oil and Gas Terminal (SOGT) project in Kimanis to develop its own high revenue oil and gas industry, said Minister of Industrial Development Datuk Raymond Tan Shu Kiah.

Bridging economic gaps with NEM

Posted on : 23-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

23rd July, 2010

KOTA KINABALU: The government will continue to work hard to bridge the economic gap not just among regions in Sabah but also between the State and Peninsular Malaysia.

It will strive to stimulate innovation and creativity, enhance the skill and increase the productivity of its human resource as well as swiftly address any structural barrier to growth in the fast changing economic environment, said Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Musa Haji Aman.

M’SIA CAN BE KEY DEEPWATER OIL, GAS HUB

Posted on : 23-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

23rd July, 2010

LABUAN: If done right, Malaysia can become a key deepwater oil and gas hub globally after Houston, Rio De Janeiro and Aberdeen.

Disclosing this, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said clearly, the era of easy oil is over and the exploration and production of oil and gas will move increasingly into deeper waters, presenting new challenges as well as opportunities.

SABAH CAN BE LARGEST OIL, GAS PRODUCER – RAYMOND

Posted on : 23-07-2010 | By : sabah today | In : News

23 July 2010

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has the potential to be the biggest oil and gas producer if gas is fully utilised to develop the industry in the state instead of merely piping it to Bintulu, Industrial Development Minister Datuk Raymond Tan said.