Kolej Laila Taib’s Eductional Trip to Paling Construction Sdn Bhd

Kolej Laila Taib had organized an educational trip to Bintulu construction site at 3rd February 2023. The team comprised 8 lecturers and 24 students from Civil Engineering (CE), Quantity Surveying (QS) and Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EE) departments.

The construction site visited was Taman Kozai by Paling Construction Sdn. Bhd. which consist of 3-storey shophouses, 6-storey and 4-storey apartments, and spectra lite double and single storey terrace houses. These development are carried out in phases therefore the site consists of different stages of construction. From there, students are able to witness different stages of construction processes from foundation to completion. The main objective of the site visit is aimed to expose students to an actual environment of construction progress and from there they can relate their knowledge in studies into reality.

The visit was led by the Project Manager, Mr. Hoo Chee Kong and Project Engineer, Mr. Alvin P’ng. Commencing date of the project was end of year 2020, and those completed phases has being occupied now. Two blocks of 6-storey apartments are at piling stage while shophouses and other residential units have been at finishing stage. The construction site has been well managed, hence it is safe and easy for visitors to visit. Mr. Hoo and Mr. Alvin are experienced, professional and not hesitate to answer doubts from the team. The site visit ended successfully and students gained valuable cognition of what they will be contributing to the society in future.