Thursday, September 15, 2011

BHIC unit ties up with MMAM

KUALA LUMPUR: BOUSTEAD HEAVY INDUSTRIES CORP []oration Bhd (BHIC) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MIGHT-Meteor Advance Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (MMAM) to jointly establish a graduate development programme.

BHIC said on Thursday, Sept 15 that its subsidiary Boustead Penang Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BPS) had signed an MoU with MMAM to establish the basis of co-operation and collaboration between the parties on the TECHNOLOGY [] Specialist Specific Domain Expertise (TeSSDE) programmes.

It said the MOU was for 18 months under which the parties would jointly develop and enhance the knowledge of fresh graduates leading to the development of skilled workforce.

'Furthermore, it would facilitate the sharing of technical expertise, capabilities and facilities for the programmes in the specific technology area of marine engineering and related activities,' it said.

BHIC said the any cost and expense in relation to the MOU would be negotiated to the mutual acceptance of both parties.

MMAM, which runs the Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) is a knowledge centre established in Feb 2002 as a joint venture company between Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) and Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations Sdn. Bhd.

The company provides human capital enhancement services, technology services and life-long learning in the manufacturing and service industries.

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