Digital transformation in construction industry highlighted


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/Asia News Network): PUJA Academy Sdn Bhd (PASB) organised a seminar entitled ‘Digital Transformation in the Construction Industry in Malaysia’ by Wong Chee Fui from Malaysia.

The online seminar brought together over 50 participants, consisting of members from Intitution of Surveyors, Engineers and Architects (PUJA) Brunei, the government sector and the public.

Wong Chee Fui is a specialist at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar). He has been involved in the design, project management and implementation of major construction projects both locally and internationally, and thus has extensive knowledge of the construction industry.

His experiences include highway infrastructure design, water supply management, water resources and dam construction, sewerages, landfills and waste management.

The webinar aimed to share Malaysia’s experience in the digital transformation in the construction industry towards the adoption of Industry 4.0.

The presentation covered the introduction on Industry 4.0, Malaysia’s policy in the implementation of Industry 4.0 and the emerging technology in the construction industry such as building information modelling (BIM), industrialised building system (IBS), drone technology and other emerging technologies.

The recommendations on how the construction industry can move towards the adoption of Industry 4.0 were also discussed.

PASB continues to actively offer virtual webinars and courses to improve the competency of PUJA members and the construction industry, with its mission of ‘Promoting Awareness, Improving Knowledge and Enhancing Experience’.

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