UCTS gets govt nod to run R&D on peat soil

SIBU: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) can apply for science funds under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti)’s grant scheme for its research and development (R&D) on peat soil. Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah said applicants could apply for grants of up to RM500,000. […]

UCTS tasked to unlock key to peat lands — Fadillah

SIBU: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS), which has just launched Peat Technology Research Institute (Petri), has been urged to develop a solution to tackle problems faced by construction industry players. Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof made the call when officiating at the launching of Petri at UCTS here yesterday. He noted that Malaysia […]

Wong: Count on PETRI for breakthrough

SIBU: The launching of Peat Technology Research Institute (Petri) at University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) here, is a way forward to stabilise infrastructure development on peat soil. UCTS management board chairman Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh hoped that through the research with Petri, a new technique and technology could be found to build stable […]

UCTS to tackle peat soil

SIBU: University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS) will launch Peat Technology Research Institute (Petri) on Dec 1 with big dreams of producing new technology, materials and construction methods to improve infrastructure development on peat soil. Works Minister Datuk Fadillah Yusof is slated to launch the institute at the campus here. UCTS deputy vice chancellor (Academic) […]