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(BEM Approved Hours)

Ref. No: IEM16/SWAK/125/V

The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia

Sarawak Branch
Ultimate Professional Centre, 2nd Floor, 16 Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak.
Tel: 082-428506 Fax: 082-243718 Email: iemsarawak@gmail.com Website: www.iemsarawak.org

Site Visit to
Batang Sadong Bridge Construction
Date 23rd April 2016, (Saturday)
Venue Batang Sadong, Kampong Buloh, Samarahan Division
Time 07.45 am 02.00 pm
Jointly Organized by Young Engineers Section (YES-Graduate)
The Proposed Jambatan Batang Sadong, Kampung Buloh, Samarahan, Sarawak is an important project to
complete the coastal link by road between Sebuyau and Kota Samarahan. The road from Kota Samarahan to
Kampung Buloh in Samarahan and the road from the opposite bank of Batang Sadong through Sebangan to
Sebuyau had been constructed. The major objectives for the implementation of the Proposed Jambatan Batang
Sadong are:- To complete the coastal link by road between Sebuyau and Kota Samarahan;
- To reduce traveling time and to ensure an all-weather and safer mode of transportation across Batang
- To improve social-economic development of the coastal region.

The objectives of this site visit are:
1) To enable interested members from IEM Sarawak Branch to visit and observe various operation and
implementation of a bridge project ; and

2) To allow members to be aware on the current development and construction activities around
Kuching - Samarahan Division.
Briefing: Superintendent Officer (SO) - Ir Vincent Tang Chok Khing
Ir Vincent Tang Chok Khing graduated with a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba,
Canada (1982) and a Diploma holder from Winnipeg College, Canada (1978). He is a registered Professional
Engineer (P.Eng) with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), a member of the Institution of Engineers
Malaysia (Civil) and an Ordinary Member of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia. Presently, Ir
Vincent is also serving as the Vice Chairman of IEM (Sarawak Branch).
Ir Vincent professional experiences include the following:

Since November 2011 as the Regional Manager of Southern Regional Office, JKR Sarawak

July 2011 to November 2011 as the Assistant Director (PDN), JKR Sarawak

Dec 2003 to July 2011 as the Divisional Engineer, JKR Sibu

September 1991 to December 2003 JKR Sibu responsible for Road and Road Maintenance Sections on
design, supervision and administration

March 1988 to September 1991 JKR Kapit responsible for Road, Road Maintenance & Civil
Engineering Sections on design, supervision and administration

September 1983 to March 1988 JKR Sarikei responsible for Building & Building Maintenance
Sections on design, supervision and administration

Tentative Program

07.45 am - 08.00 am
08.00 am - 10.00 am

Registration of participants at Swinburne University of Technology,

Sarawak Campus (SUTS)
Depart from SUTS to Kampung Buloh, Kota Samarahan

10.00 am - 10.15 am

Arrive and registration at Batang Sadong site

10.15 am - 10.45 am

Technical engineering brief of Batang Sadong bridge

10.45 am -11.00 am

Site safety briefing

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Construction site visit

12.00 pm - 02.00 pm

Depart from Batang Sadong site to SUTS

02.00 pm

Arrive at SUTS. End of activity.