KUCHING, July 4: Sarawak Energy (SEB) yesterday celebrated 1,000,000 man-hours without lost time injury (LTI) for its 842MW Tanjung Kidurong Combined Cycle Gas Power Plant project in Bintulu.
According to a press release, the project, which started in 2016, is set to be one of the most efficient combined cycle power plants for its class in the world, when construction is completed.
SEB chief executive officer Sharbini Suhaili presented the certificate to GE-Sinohydro Consortium at an event held at the project site earlier. The consortium, which has a headcount of 600 at the worksite, officially achieved the feat on April 22 this year.
“Safety is Sarawak Energy’s top priority, and today marks a significant milestone in the project’s progress as well as our journey towards zero injuries in line with our Health Safety and Environment Key Focus Area,” he said.
Sharbini said his office viewed very seriously the safety of its 5,000 employees and that of its contractors.
“We are building partnerships with our contractors to ensure that safety is given top priority across all levels,” he said.
Also present were People’s Republic of China’s General Consul in Kuching, Cheng Guangzhong; GE Malaysia chief executive officer Dato Mark Rozario; Sinohydro Malaysia managing director Ji Xiaoyong; and SEB Power chief executive officer James Ung.
Sharbini, Rozario and Ji also signed a plaque at the event to commemorate the shared commitment between Sarawak Energy and GE-Sinohydro Consortium to instil ‘go green’ practices on the project site under Sarawak Energy’s ‘Zero Polystyrene, Reduce Single-Use Plastic’ campaign.
GE-Sinohydro Consortium was also recently awarded a Silver Rating at the inaugural Sarawak Energy Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Compliance Awards in March this year for the Tanjung Kidurong project.
The awards ceremony was organised to recognise efforts by contractors and consultants that met a high level of compliance with EIA assessment requirements and standards as well as conditions of approval, enforced at federal and state level, in undertaking projects awarded by SEB. — DayakDaily