Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Technical Visit to Lafarge’s Construction Development Lab (CDL) 

On 9th December 2014, IEM YES organized a technical visit to Lafarge’s Construction Development Lab (CDL) at Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Lafarge Group is the world leader in building material and major player in the cement aggregates and concrete industries. Lafarge’s CDL is the sixth in the world and first in Southeast Asia aim to promote construction efficiency by adapting innovative solution to better meet Malaysia construction and building needs. The CDL houses three (3) labs, - a cement, a concrete and an aggregates lab, with state-of-the-art testing equipment for quality control and assurance of its products. It also has an open testing space for prototypes and demonstrations of new systems and structures.  
The technical visit started promptly at 9.30 a.m. with a warm welcome and introduction speech by Ms. Wong Ai Ming from Lafarge. This is followed by a safety briefing by safety officer of Lafarge, En. Zaini.  

           Next, Ms. Wong Ai Ming presented on the CDL and Lafarge innovation solution. She shared the Lafarge’s innovative solutions in cement and concrete and how it can improve the overall construction environment.  Lafarge’s sustainable solution for better cities such as PHOENIX provide long durability and lower CO2 emission, Hydromedia consist of water management, Agilia with better productivity and so on so fore. Some of the legacy of Lafarge in Malaysia includes Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, KLIA, KLIA 2 and SMART Tunnel.
The participants were then split into two groups before visiting the CDL lab of cement, concrete and aggregate lab, showcase car park and open testing area. During the lab visit, have the chance to see the showcase of Hypermedia and Agilia in the car park, cement durability test, and methylene blue value test to test the geometrical properties of aggregates and how the self-compacting product,  Agilia can improve productivity.
After the lab visit, representative of IEM YES KL, Engr. Tang Jun Huat thanked Lafarge for hosting the visit and presented its representatives with a token of appreciation. The technical visit ended at noon and it was a fruitful and informative visit for all the participant. 

Monday, March 30, 2015


Good day everyone!

For those who attended the talk last Saturday, kindly download the material here. ---->Renewable Energy download here

Thank you! 

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A very Goat Year 2015!

On this 2015 lunar year,  YES family would like to wish all graduates and students a very Happy Chinese New Year! May our Malaysia on peace. May Goat Year bring us much more happiness,  prosperous & good luck!

Drive carefully during this festive season. Below are the TTA table prepared by PLUS in order to avoid traffic congestion during the festive season. Remember your loved ones.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Technical Visit at CKYIBS Interlocking Load Bearing Wall System

Good Morning Engineers,

This February, we have exciting technical visit at CKYIBS Sdn Bhd, Hulu Langat, Selangor. 

Below are the details of the programme.

Date: 14 Feb 2015
Venue: CKYIBS Sdn Bhd, Hulu Langat
Transportation:  Provided
Closing Date: 11 Feb 2015


CKYIBS Interlocking Load Bearing Wall System is a patented Industrialised Building System (IBS) manufacturer in Malaysia. CKYIBS is rated as a modular dimension coordinated IBS. CKYIBS have successfully incorporated tongue and grove technology into the building components as a means to reduce the need of skilled construction workers. In addition, CKYIBS also eliminates the use of formwork, removes the need to hire carpenters, reduce up to 60% of steel content needed in the construction walls and provide high quality finished wall.

Hurry register now as seats are limited to the first 40 participants!
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