Hello CMS! It has fallen to me to write this month’s blog post. I’ve been advised that I can write about absolutely anything, so where should I start? Since I’m the rookie here and it will take some time for me to get around to knowing everybody and to have any real tangible impact, I figured why not talk just a little about my time here in Sarawak and what brings me into the company of all the fine ladies and gents of CMS.
After the successful implementation and certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, Cement Division has embarked on yet another system i.e ISO 50001.
ISO 50001 is the international standard on energy management practices that gives organisations a way to systematically optimise energy performance in all process and promote more efficient energy management.
As businesses continue to evolve today, there is more emphasis being placed on ethics in the business communities. Hence, this year, Group Internal Audit took on the topic ‘Business Ethics’ for their workshop instead of the usual bread and butter topics like fraud, internal control and governance issues.
So what is Business Ethics? Continue to read more.
In CMS Quarries, blasting is critical and requires utmost importance and precision. What is ‘blasting’?
Launched at 11.11pm on the 11th of November (11.11.17) by His Excellency The Governor Of Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud with a beautiful fireworks display. It became an iconic landmark enhancing the beauty of Kuching City which attracted tourists from all walks of life, both locally and abroad.
CMS annual management retreat was held this year from 23 to 25 October at Samalaju, Bintulu. This round’s participants were very privileged as this was the first time the management retreat was held outside of Kuching.
A total of 68 employees including the senior management team, secretaries, managers and senior executives from the various divisions participated in this year’s retreat.
During the retreat, we received valuable insights from our esteemed leaders and I would like to use this platform to share my personal experience about the retreat and some of these insights I gained, with the CMS family.
On Saturday, 28th October, 11 girls aged between 10 to 16 took part in a showcase of dances, entitled Stories in Motion. The showcase was part of the What About Kuching festival, that happened throughout October, in various guises. The performance evening was held at The Old Courthouse, Kuching, to a packed house filled with an enthusiastic audience.
The 2018 Malaysian Budget was presented by our Prime Minister, YAB Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also our Finance Minister, on 28 October 2017. The budget speech contained proposals that were subject to a Bill being gazetted after being tabled at the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) and Dewan Negara (Senate).
The hard work has finally paid off and members of the Samalaju Team rejoiced when we received the Occupation Permit (OP) from BDA on 11 September 2017. The team has been working hard for years to realize the dream of entire workfolks in Samalaju Industrial Park (SIP) – to have its own township within 10 minutes’ drive away from their workplace.
Friday 29th, Saturday 30th September and Sunday 1st October, 45 students from TPS took part in their school production of Fame Jr! Set in 1984, at the old New York School of Performing Arts, the musical explores the trials and tribulations of a bunch of teenage attendees, following their progress, from Freshman Year to Senior Year graduation.