Asia's biggest Downstream Oil & Gas Technology Event takes place at Singapore International Energy Week 2018
 
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AI, Robotics, Cloud Computing, 3D-Sanning & IIoT are reshaping Refining, Petrochemicals and Chemicals

SINGAPORE - (ACN Newswire) - Asian Downstream Summit will be held on 31st October - 1st November 2018, focusing on core refining technologies, with a special focus on Industry 4.0. As the anchor oil and gas event during Singapore International Energy Week, hosted by the Energy Market Authority, the event will gather 1,000+ industry professionals and leaders under one roof to offer insights on the latest innovations in the industry.

Technology is disrupting the downstream oil & gas industry and redefining the way businesses operate. With the advent of Industry 4.0: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cloud Computing, 3D-Sanning & IIoT -- the oil & gas industry is getting set for an immense change from how we have historically known it.

Companies that are willing to innovate and invest can unlock tremendous value and remain financially strong regardless of what happens to global supply and demand trends.

Asian Downstream Summit remains THE must-attend show for refiners, petrochemical operators and specialty chemicals players to converge and discuss how these technologies are revolutionizing their operations, maximizing their efficiency and improving their margins.

"Our recent research indicates that Asia's downstream oil and gas sector wants to eliminate as many manual systems as possible with the ultimate aim of going fully digital in functional areas such as operations, maintenance, reliability and safety," says Tanushree Mulraj, Show Director for Asian Downstream Summit.

She continues, "Asian Downstream Summit continues to be the main industry event for the industry and players looking to stay updated with the latest technologies and trends. With a wider focus on the petrochemical industry, including specialty chemicals, and a new focused stream on Core Refining & Petrochemical Technologies, the Asian Downstream Summit 2018 will showcase case studies, panel discussions, technical presentations & workshops led by leading industry experts on the two-day, three track conference programme. This is one of the main reasons that industry leaders from around the world continue to attend our show year on year."

The event will revolve around three strategy-focused themes:

- Track 1 : Digital Innovations, Manufacturing and Automation
- Track 2 : Refining & Petrochemical Technologies / Downstream Digital Roadmap & Disruptive Technologies
- Track 3 : Process Optimisation, Asset Management & Energy Efficiency

"We have specially crafted our agenda to incorporate a specific focus on digital, process and catalyst technologies, becoming the ONLY regional event to delve deeply into exploring how these technologies can transform your operations," says Tanushree Mulraj.

"Digitalisation is a key priority for operators as it offers a range of benefits from cost savings, environmental benefits and operational improvements that will reach into every corner of the business. The opportunities will come with risks (cybersecurity, for example) that must be understood and navigated and Asian Downstream Summit will provide you with a platform to share knowledge and build learning around this."

New features at Asian Downstream Summit 2018 include:

1. Digital Transformation Awards: Recognizing top enterprising refiners and innovative solution providers across the downstream oil & gas sector for their outstanding commitment to the digital initiative.

2. TechTalks @ ExpoHall: Asian Downstream Summit 2018 will also feature an interactive exhibition by top solution providers and technology experts. A purpose-built, FREE-to-attend, technical theatre on the exhibition floor will provide technology companies with the opportunity to host expert talks showcasing their latest innovations. TechTalks are open to all conference delegates and visitors.

3. FREE-TO-ATTEND Workshop by KBC (A Yokogawa Company) on Digital readiness assessment: This workshop will walk people through the process of identifying the gap between their organization and the leaders in the industry; in particular the characteristics behind the digital leadership and change management practices of those leading organizations when it comes to leading a Digital Transformation. To drive this analysis KBC will leverage our Digital Readiness Assessment process; and Operational Efficiency global database.

4. VIP Breakfast gathering: This year, Baker Hughes (A GE Company), will host a VIP Breakfast gathering on 31st October from 7.50 am - 8.50 am. Registered conference delegates will be selected for this 'VIP invite only' breakfast in an intimate setting for private networking opportunities.

5. 50+ varied conference sessions covered over two full days: Hear from 70+ regional and international speakers across 50+ sessions, focusing on strategies and best practices for optimising efficiency, increasing margins and achieving operational excellence in refining, petrochemicals & chemicals.

6. Women in Oil & Gas campaign: Recognizing inspiring women in the oil & gas industry. 'Women in Oil & Gas' highlights the need for diversity to help navigate oil and gas sector disruption and the value diversity brings to the bottom line. We believe that more action should be taken to propel women into leadership roles.

7. 1-to-1 private Business Meetings: Enhancing the event experience by helping you to connect with the other event attendees who are relevant to you for private networking opportunities. It is provided at complimentary for your use, as part of your participation at the event.

Hosting more than 70 speakers, 40+ international sponsors & exhibitors and 1,000 attendees & key government officials, Asian Downstream Summit brings together decision makers to address the future of the downstream oil & gas industry.

Notable 2018 speakers include:
- Rodrigo Becerra Mizuno, Corporate Director and CIO (Business and Digital Transformation), PEMEX, Mexico
- Fuad Al-Ansari, Vice President Information Technology (IT) division, ADNOC, UAE
- Julia Harvie-Liddel, Global VP - Head of Resourcing, BP, United Kingdom
- Stephen Mellor, Chief Technology Officer, Industrial Internet Consortium, USA
- Bryan Eunson, SVP Asset Integrity Solutions, Wood, United Kingdom
- Mikael Berthod, Vice President Takreer Research Centre, Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company - ADNOC, Abu Dhabi
- Bradley Ford, Director - Asset Optimisation & Organisation, KBC (A Yokogawa Company), Singapore
- Claus Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organization, Asia Pacific, BP Singapore, Singapore
- Mai Phuong Do, Senior Technology Advisor, Axens South-East Asia, Malaysia
- Dr. Steve Matza, Chief Scientist, Zyme-Flow Decon Technology, USA
- Ahmed Elsherbini Ibrahim, Vice President - Digital Sales APAC, Baker Hughes a GE company (BHGE), Australia
- Shahrul Rashid, Principal Engineer - Instrument and Control, Petronas Penapisan Terengganu (PPTSB), Malaysia
- Chawarin Poyomrut, Lead Process Safety Engineer, SCG Chemicals, Thailand
- K.Tharadon, Plant Reliability and Integrity Division Manager, Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited, Thailand
- K. Preetipong Kongton, Rotating Equipment Engineer, Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited, Thailand
- Rudy Radjab, President Director, PT Kreasindo Resources Indonesia, Indonesia
- Arun Kumar, General Manager (Maintenance & Reliability), HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd, India
- Vikas Deshmukh, Vice President - Process Automation and OTS, Technology CoE, Hydrocarbon Business, Reliance Industries Limited, India
- Selva Guru, Principal Engineer, Process Control, Singapore Refining Company, Singapore
- Atik Suvittham, Lead Digital Manufacturing Engineer, Process Technology Center, SCG Chemicals Co, Thailand
- Jonathan Cook, Senior Consultant-Reliability & Asset Integrity, PTT Energy Solutions, Thailand
- Csaba Feher, Head of Maintenance and Technology - Downstream, MOL, Hungary

The program is developed by an esteemed Advisory Board consisting of the most respected industry participants who grade abstracts and select the most relevant topics for debate.

Delegates have registered from around the world, including USA, UK, India, Singapore, Hungary, Netherlands, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, UAE, Canada, Brunei, Russia and many more.

As the region's largest downstream technology tradeshow, Asian Downstream Summit is the ideal platform for networking, seeking partnerships, and showcasing your technologies.

For more information, please visit: http://www.downstream-asia.com
Visit Singapore International Energy Week 2018: https://www.siew.sg

About Asian Downstream Summit
The 11th Asian Downstream Summit is the region's largest conference and exhibition for the downstream refining and petrochemical industries. As one of the world's largest downstream-focused events, Asian Downstream Summit is an ideal platform for networking, seeking partnerships, and learning the latest technologies.
Asian Downstream Summit is the anchor event during the Singapore International Energy Week -- expected to attract 13,000+ visitors this year.

Dates: 31st October - 1st November 2018
Location: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore
Website: http://www.downstream-asia.com

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T : +65 6590 3970
F : +65 6223 9196

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OS+H Asia 2018 to further champion safety and health topics at concurrently held Forum
 
Aug 15, 2018
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10 July 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- With growing demand for workplace safety and health (WSH) products and solutions, propelled by the government and industry’s heightened call for companies to achieve zero-harm and accident-free status, the 11th edition of OS+H Asia will welcome 200 companies from 25 countries showcasing more than 1,500 products, services and solutions.

As Asia’s most important and dedicated business platform for all involved in occupational safety and health, OS+H Asia 2018 highlights seven key areas that will include: Crisis & Emergency Management, Fire Protection, Health at Work, Smart Technologies, Work at Height, Environmental Control, and Workplace Ergonomics. With first-time participants coming from as far away as Brazil, Poland, and Russia, trade visitors can expect to encounter highlights such as live-line working experts and a self-contained self-rescuer that is maintenance-free, and meet leading brands such as 3M Technologies and Galmon, local powerhouses such as Kee Safety, Lifeline Corporation and many more.

Committed to establishing itself as a regional platform for the exchange of expertise and information on work health and safety, OS+HA Asia 2018 will also be offering a forum, seminars and technical presentations serving a multitude of application sectors across industries, from building and construction, automotive, oil and gas, to marine, hospitality and pharmaceuticals. Responding to the growing popularity of these sessions, OS+HA Asia will be presenting the one-day Forum on Workplace Safety and Health featuring the most eminent thought leaders and educators in their fields.

Forum on Workplace Safety & Health 2018 | 31 August Jointly organised by Messe Düsseldorf Asia and the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers (SISO), the Forum on Workplace Safety & Health has established itself as a signature event at OS+H Asia, gathering regional WSH experts, specialists and manufacturers to share insights on strategic capabilities in workplace safety and health. It also provides learning opportunities to discuss emerging issues in WSH, competency requirements for WSH professionals and the latest WSH technological advances and innovations.

Topics at the Forum on Workplace Safety & Health include:

1. Zero Harm Strategies & Practices in the Pharmaceutical Industry
2. Management Strategies to Help the Workforce from Falling into Depression
3. Ageing Workforce
4. Total Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) and Return to Work (RTW) for a healthy and productive workforce
5. SnapSAFE@TP: Paperless TWSH Inspection – Our Journey
6. TWSH Services Centre: Vision for Tomorrow
7. Resilience and Resolve: Transnational Terrorist Threat
8. SGSecure and the WSH Community

The keynote address will be delivered by Er Ho Siong Hin, Commissioner for Workplace Safety & Health, Ministry of Manpower, Singapore.

For more information on the exhibition and the Forum, visit www.osha-singapore.com

About OS+H Asia 2018
OS+H Asia 2018 is the 11th edition of The Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia. Held in Singapore since its inception in 1998, it is driven by A+A, the world’s leading trade fair for all aspects of Safety, Security and Health at Work, organized by Messe Düsseldorf in Germany. As the region’s most important exhibition for all involved in occupational safety and health, OS+H Asia 2018 will provide a wide array of products, services and applications from leading companies in the field, and is augmented by strategic conferences, seminars and product demonstrations, contributing to a safer and healthier workplace for all. The exhibition runs from 29 – 31 August 2018 at Suntec Singapore and will be opened from 10am – 6pm daily.

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Bridges M&C Pte Ltd
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HP: (65) 9450 0599
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Bridges M&C Pte Ltd
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Email: john@bridgescomms.com

Exhibitor Contact:
Lee Ai Ling
Tel: (65) 6332 9644
Email: ailing@mda.com.sg

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Hypertherm Appoints Shin Han Yi as Exclusive Master Distributor in Taiwan for Powermax Handheld Plasma Systems
 
Aug 13, 2018
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SINGAPORE, August 13, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shin Han Yi Co., Ltd. as the exclusive master distributor in Taiwan for its Powermax handheld plasma systems with immediate effect. This partnership is part of Hypertherm’s strategic move to provide better support for customers in Taiwan, and to expand its reach across the Taiwan market.

With over twenty years of experience in the Taiwan market, Shin Han Yi specializes in the manufacturing and sale of welding and cutting equipment. Shin Han Yi will tap on its extensive sales network to expand the market share of Hypertherm’s Powermax handheld systems in Taiwan. This includes the representation of Powermax systems at trade shows and open houses that Shin Han Yi’s sub-distributors participate in. Shin Han Yi will also provide dedicated support to customers in the areas of installation and servicing.

LU Han Wei, Geographical Sales Manager of Hypertherm, said, “Through this partnership, Hypertherm will be able to leverage on Shin Han Yi’s established network and presence, and keen understanding of customer needs to further enhance Hypertherm’s brand visibility in handheld cutting applications. We share a common emphasis on value-selling, and we firmly believe that there is a need for high quality and efficient cutting products like the Powermax in Taiwan’s manufacturing sector.

CHANG Wei Shing, General Manager of Shin Han Yi, shared, “We have enjoyed working with Hypertherm over the last three years, and are delighted for this opportunity to continue to grow and support Hypertherm’s brand throughout Taiwan. With our efforts, Hypertherm will attain top of mind awareness in the industry.”

As part of Shin Han Yi’s key strategy, CHANG highlighted that they will focus on helping the market understand the comparative value that the Powermax handheld systems offers, in order to strengthen Hypertherm’s position as one of the world’s leading cutting solutions provider.

Hypertherm has also actively supported Shin Han Yi in providing the necessary training for its sales representatives and dealers, reflecting the close partnership the two companies enjoy.

LU concluded, “We are confident that this partnership with Shin Han Yi will allow us to work together to take the Hypertherm brand to the next level and make a significant impact on the manufacturing industry in Taiwan.”

For more information, please contact Hypertherm at marketing.asia@hypertherm.com.

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About Shin Han Yi Co., Ltd.

Established in 2003, Shin Han Yi places a strong emphasis on offering quality products and services to its clients. Through the implementation of its quality and excellent service concept, Shin Han Yi has reaped positive business results every year, and has expanded its factory to the current site in 2008, maximizing its capabilities to serve a wider customer base in the manufacturing industry. The company is also well-positioned to introduce more of the latest and high-precision welding and cutting equipment to help its clients create more efficient processes to enhance their economic competitiveness.

For more information, please visit www.shinhanyi.com.tw

About Hypertherm

Hypertherm designs and manufactures industrial cutting products for use in a variety of industries such as shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. Its product line includes cutting systems, in addition to CNC motion and height controls, CAM nesting software, robotic software, and consumables. Hypertherm systems are trusted for performance and reliability that result in increased productivity and profitability for hundreds of thousands of businesses. The New Hampshire based company’s reputation for cutting innovation dates back nearly 50 years to 1968, with Hypertherm’s invention of water injection plasma cutting. The 100 percent associate owned company, consistently named a best place to work, has more than 1,400 associates along with operations and partner representation worldwide. Learn more at www.hypertherm.com.

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COPC Inc. Partners with Quest Learning in Malaysia to Offer Customer Experience Management Training
 
Aug 09, 2018
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SINGAPORE & KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COPC Inc., a global consulting firm that helps companies improve operations to transform the customer experience, is pleased to announce a partnership with Quest Learning in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to provide call centre and customer experience management training that qualifies for the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) subsidy. The first two COPC Inc. classes offered in partnership with Quest are COPC® Customer Journey Mapping Certification on 25-27 September 2018, and COPC® Best Practices for Customer Experience (CX) Operations on 29 October – 2 November 2018. Additional dates for these two classes will be available in 2019. Companies that participate in the Malaysian government’s HRDF program can take these classes and receive a subsidy on class fees under the HRDF guidelines.

“We have been working with clients in the Malaysian market for the past few years and this is the next step to helping companies improve both operational performance and the customer experience. Quest Learning has an excellent reputation within the Malaysian business community and we look forward to partnering with them to offer our call centre and customer experience training programs,” said Ian Aitchison, CEO Asia Pacific region, COPC Inc.

All COPC Inc. training offered through Quest Learning will be presented by Andy Cranshaw, director South East Asia operations, COPC Inc. Cranshaw is a call centre industry specialist with over 25 years of experience working with some of the largest call centres in South East Asia to drive performance improvement and increase customer satisfaction. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Cranshaw is a registered trainer through the HRDF.

“COPC Inc. is a global thought leader and has worked with many well-known companies to improve their customer experience operations. Their call centre management training is the best in the business, and we are pleased to partner with them. Working together, and with the benefit of the HRDF fund, we will help to enhance Malaysia’s regional and global competitiveness,” said K.C. See, founder and CEO, Quest Group of Companies.

Overview of the two COPC Inc. classes currently being offered by Quest:

COPC® Best Practices for CX Operations

This is a four-day, in-depth training program about how to deliver a world-class customer experience (CX) operation. A half-day exam is available on the fifth day for participants who want to become a Certified COPC Implementation Leader. Topics include:

How to apply real-world benchmarks, implementation tips and best practices for achieving high performance
Fundamentals of measuring the customer experience, including key metrics to accurately measure the customer experience for one channel or multiple channels, customer satisfaction benchmarks, and how to prioritize actions
Methods for gathering and analyzing customer feedback through a structured approach
Understanding key drivers of the customer experience and leveraging the customer care function as a listening post
A proven quality approach to drive customer experience improvements by ensuring quality is aligned with key drivers of customer satisfaction
COPC® Customer Journey Mapping Certification

This is a two-and-a-half day class that provides the knowledge and tools to lead a customer journey mapping project. The class features how to execute the COPC Customer Journey Mapping methodology, along with how to use the COPC Inc. customer journey mapping tools and techniques. At the end of the class and upon successful completion of the exam, participants will be certified in COPC Customer Journey Mapping. For more information about COPC Inc. training offered through Quest Learning, go to www.copc.com or www.qscasia.com. For more information about the HRDF program go to www.hrdf.com.my/.

About COPC Inc.

COPC Inc. provides consulting, training, certification and the RevealCX™ software solution for operations that support the customer experience. The company created the COPC Standards, a collection of performance management systems for call center operations, customer experience management, vendor management, and procurement. Founded in 1996, COPC Inc. began by helping call centers improve their performance. Today, the company is an innovative global leader that empowers organizations to optimize operations to deliver a superior customer experience across all channels. COPC Inc. is privately held with headquarters in Winter Park, FL, U.S. and with operations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America, India and Japan. www.copc.com

About Quest Learning

Quest Group has been established since 1984 and has enjoyed a leading position in the market place, covering the area of consulting, training and event management. The company’s goal is to help organisations improve performance, productivity and profits through result-based training, coaching and consulting. For over 30 years, Quest has worked with global brands and hundreds of organisations throughout Asia, bringing tangible results and improvement to their organisations. Quest provide organisation- and industry-specific solutions in 6 areas: Business Acumen, Leadership & Management, Persuasive Communication & Influence, Sales & Marketing, Service Quality, and Organisational Development. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Quest serves global clients throughout the region from offices in China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Indonesia, providing their clients the opportunity to work on a regional platform.

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Lezli Harrell, 512-431-4481
lharrell@copc.com
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SGX-Listed Hatten Land Unveils Plans for RM200M (US$49.2M) Water Theme Park in Collaboration with Samsung C&T and Polin Waterparks
 
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Aug 07, 2018
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MELAKA - (ACN Newswire) - Hatten Land Limited ("Hatten Land"), together with leading resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation and the world's leading designer and installer of water slides, Polin Waterparks, unveiled today plans to build a RM200 million water theme park, the largest in Melaka. The world's first 'sky' theme park is intended to be catalyst for the Malaysian historical city's tourism industry.

YAB Tuan Adly Bin Zahari, the Honourable Chief Minister of Melaka, witnessed the signing ceremony among the three parties to build Splash World @ Harbour City, a 500,000-sq ft water park to be located 14 floors above the ground in the centre of the designated UNESCO World Heritage city, which hosts nearly 17 million visitors a year.

Due for completion by end-2019 and expected to be opened to the public in the first half of 2020, Splash World @ Harbour City will be one of the region's largest water parks with up to 5,200 visitors a day.

Splash World @ Harbour City hopes to attract 850,000 to 1.0 million visitors annually after the first year of operation. The presence of the water theme park may also extend the average length of visitors' stays and increase their average spending per day, which bodes well for the tourism sector. It has an estimated development cost of RM200 million (USD49.2 million).

Hatten Land, listed on the Singapore Exchange and part of the conglomerate Hatten Group, will develop the project. Samsung C&T Corporation of South Korea will be operation advisor and consultant, while Polin Waterparks, headquartered in Turkey, will design and manufacture the water slide attractions.

Nestled between two 30-storey towers on the 14th floor deck of Harbour City @ Melaka, a mixed development shaped like a large ship, the four-storey Splash World @ Harbour City is the first 'in the sky' theme park that will offer an indoor and outdoor waterpark experience with more than one kilometer of water slides.

A man-made river will meander over two floors to intertwine more than 50 attractions, including 11 extreme slides for thrill-seekers, a Sky Beach, and a dedicated children's water play park. After dark, the Cosmic Waters light show will illuminate the park, accompanied by a water circus, trapeze stunts and other entertainment in a special amphitheatre.

The scale and concept of the project will reshape tourism in Melaka. Founded in along the Straits of Melaka in the 14th century, the port and spice hub witnessed waves of Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial rule for nearly five centuries before independence of then-Malaya in 1957, six years before the formation of Malaysia. It was visited at least five times in the 15th century by the famous Ming Dynasty Admiral Zhenghe (Cheng Ho) during his legendary seven voyages to the western ocean. Today, it is Malaysia's second-most visited city after the capital Kuala Lumpur.

"Melaka is rich in historical significance not just for Malaysia but the whole of Southeast Asia. Splash World @ Harbour City will bring a transformational new dimension to our travel and leisure landscape and make Melaka an even more compelling international attraction," said Melaka Chief Minister YAB Tuan Adly Bin Zahari.

"The impact of this project will resonate beyond tourism to the broader economy, creating new jobs and opportunities for international economic partnerships and even direct investments," he added.

"Splash World @ Harbour City is a hugely important project which underscores Hatten Land's commitment to the long-term development of Melaka. We are partnering world-renowned leaders in their respective fields - Samsung C&T Corporation and Polin Waterparks - to place Melaka on the world map as a must-visit destination. We are grateful to the Government of Melaka and the Malaysian authorities for their support of this project," said Dato' Colin Tan, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Hatten Land.

Samsung C&T's resort group is the owner and operator of South Korea's popular Everland Resort, which hosts 8 million visitors per year. Everland Resort consists of the Everland theme park, which integrates attractions, shows, zoos, and gardens, as well as the Caribbean Bay waterpark, which features world-class facilities and services. It is a leading global operator and service provider for resorts, as well as golf courses, food supply and landscaping.

"Riding on our success with the Everland and Caribbean Bay resorts, we are pleased to offer our services and operational expertise in this new venture with Hatten's Splash World @ Harbour City. This is our first foray into Malaysia and we are optimistic about future growth in Melaka's tourism industry," said Mr. Tommy Byungsuk Jeong, General Manager of Everland Resort and Executive Vice President of Samsung C&T.

Polin Waterparks is a multi-award-winning global leader in the design, production, engineering and installation of waterparks and water slides that incorporate efficient smart design features. With a track record of 3,000 waterpark projects in 105 countries, it is the largest water slide supplier to waterparks in Eurasia.

"Splash World @ Harbour City is an exciting new destination for Malaysia and one of the region's few major waterparks. Polin Waterparks is honoured to be appointed to design and install Hatten's choice of hybrid ride designs to create a one-of-a-kind experience for Splash World's guests," said Emre Buyukgungor, Regional Sales Director of Polin Waterparks.

Harbour City, which has a total estimated gross development value of RM2.2 billion (USD541 million), spans 4.5 million square feet in built-up area. It is a themed mixed development that incorporates retail, hospitality and entertainment elements, and is located on Pulau Melaka.

Issued on behalf of Hatten Land by WeR1 Consultants Pte Ltd.

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Hatten Land Limited
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Mr Clarence Chong
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T: +65 6690 3136

Malaysia
Ms Shieh Lyi Tan
E: shiehlyi.tan@hattengrp.com
T: +606 282 1828

About Hatten Land Limited

Hatten Land Limited is one of the leading property developers in Malaysia specialising in integrated residential, hotel and commercial developments. Headquartered in Melaka, it is the property development arm of the conglomerate Hatten Group, which is a leading brand in Malaysia with core businesses in property development, property investment, hospitality, retail and education.

Hatten Land's current development portfolio comprises five integrated mixed-use development projects and one retail mall in Melaka, Malaysia. They are:

1. Hatten City Phase 1 (incorporating Elements Mall, SilverScape Residences, Hatten Place, and a tower block that has been taken up by DoubleTree by Hilton);
2. Hatten City Phase 2 (incorporating Imperio Mall and Imperio Residence);
3. Harbour City (incorporating a mall, a theme park and three hotels);
4. Satori (incorporating a retail mall, hotel and serviced residences);
5. Vedro by the River (a retail mall); and
6. The MICC Project (incorporating a shopping mall, cineplex, convention hall, an auditorium, meeting rooms, a hotel and a serviced apartment block).

Hatten Land Limited (SGX: PH0) began trading on the Catalist board of SGX-ST on 28 February 2017 after the completion of a reverse takeover of VGO Corporation Limited.

For more information, visit: www.hattenland.com.sg

This press release has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Sponsor for compliance with the SGX-ST Listing Manual Section B: Rules of Catalist. The Sponsor has not verified the contents of this press release.

This press release has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. The Sponsor and the SGX-ST assume no responsibility for the contents of this press release, including the accuracy, completeness or correctness of any of the information, statements or opinions made or reports contained in this press release.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Mr Alvin Soh, Head of Catalist Operations, Senior Vice President, at 8 Anthony Road, #01-01, Singapore 229957, telephone +65 6590 6881.

Full press release, with Appendix, can be viewed at: http://www.acnnewswire.com/clientreports/598/Hatten_180807.pdf

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Consoveyo Completes Conveyor System Installation for JTC Food Hub @ Senoko
 
Jul 31, 2018
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Singapore, 31 July 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Consoveyo Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Consoveyo), part of Körber Logistics Systems, announces the successful implementation of a new turnkey interfloor conveyor system at JTC Food Hub @ Senoko, for JTC Corporation (JTC) in Singapore.

“This project is a testament to the quality of Consoveyo’s automated logistics solutions, and it reaffirms our position as one of Southeast Asia’s leading suppliers of automated intralogistics solutions,” shared Poul Lorentzen, General Manager of Consoveyo. “Our partnership with JTC demonstrates our ability to work well with statutory boards, and will hopefully serve as a springboard for Consoveyo to establish a stronger industry presence across the region.”

The JTC Food Hub @ Senoko is a new seven-storey facility for the food manufacturing industry, developed by JTC in close collaboration with the Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SFMA), and Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF). It is Singapore’s first multi-tenanted ramp-up development with an integrated cold room and warehouse facility (CWF) that aims to help food manufacturers boost productivity and enhance their competitiveness.

The Food Hub also offers its tenants a range of material handling equipment to vertically transport goods. The equipment include cargo lifts and a pallet conveyor system linked to pallet lifts for automatic transfers of raw or ready-to-eat products between floors to improve operational efficiency.

With over 20 years of experience in Singapore, Consoveyo has established itself as a global leader for automated material handling and storage systems. Within the Food Hub, Consoveyo supplied and installed a comprehensive Conveying System with 10 automated pallet lifters, each 42m in height. The entire Conveying System will support transportation of palletised goods between the tenants’ factory units and the shared CWF on the first floor.

This Conveying System also features human-to-conveyor interface via manual pallet jacks on tenant levels, forklifts, and potentially AGVs on ground levels. The interfloor System also takes into consideration building elements such as fire alarms to trigger fire protection features like fire shutter doors and high speed doors that provide insulation, and minimise energy loss due to leakage of cold air during material flow transfers.

Lorentzen concluded, “As Consoveyo continues to expand its presence in Asia, we are confident that our robust automated intralogistics solutions and long-term focused customer service will continue to benefit customers across various industries. With a strong, professional team providing local support in Southeast Asia, we are excited about future growth opportunities here.”

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About Consoveyo

Consoveyo, S.A. is a system integrator and leading provider of automated material handling systems headquartered in Porto, Portugal. The wide range of services and integrated solutions includes automated storage and retrieval systems, automated distribution centers, order fulfillment systems and internal transport systems. Consoveyo is part of the Körber Group’s Business Area Logistics Systems.

About Körber Logistics Systems

The Business Area Logistics Systems, belonging to the international technology group Körber and based in Bad Nauheim, Germany, is the leading provider of fully integrated applications for the optimization of complex internal and external logistics processes. Under the umbrella brand Körber Logistics, the Business Area provides digital solutions for the smart factory (production logistics), the warehouse, distribution center, e-commerce, and management of the entire supply chain. In three Business Units, the umbrella brand unites the companies Aberle GmbH and Consoveyo S.A. (System Integration), Langhammer GmbH and Riantics A/S (Product Solutions), Aberle Software GmbH, Cirrus Logistics, DMLogic, HighJump, Inconso AG and Voiteq (Software). They offer an extensive range of products and services, from system integration to technologies for storage, palletizing, de-palletizing and conveyor systems, through to software.

About Körber

Körber AG is the holding company for an international technology group with approx. 11,500 employees around the world. The Group comprises leading-edge technology companies and more than 130 production, service, and sales entities. At locations around the globe, Körber combines the benefits of a globally-present organization with the strengths of highly-specialized, flexible, medium-sized enterprises that offer their customers solutions, products, and services in the Business Areas of Automation, Logistics Systems, Machine Tools, Pharma Systems, Tissue, Tobacco and Corporate Ventures and Körber Digital.

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Tank Storage Asia announces key speakers
 
Jul 30, 2018
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Speakers will discuss key challenges and opportunities faced within the industry

Singapore, 30-07-2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The latest safety regulations in Singapore, the IMO 2020 Sulphur fuel cap, an overview of developments affecting the tank terminal market in Asia and future growth opportunities in South East Asia are some of the topics featured in Tank Storage Asia’s conference line up.

The two-day, CPD-certified conference at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, will feature insights from leading players and industry influencers about the latest trends and developments affecting the region’s tank terminal market.

This year’s conference on September 26th and 27th also has a special focus on safety at terminals as well as the latest regulations affecting operators in Singapore. Singapore’s new Safety Case regime places a greater responsibility on operators to manage safety in their Major Hazard Installations by making use of best practices and standards to reduce risks.

A series of industry experts will be discussing various aspects of this new legislation. Bernard Ong, Director of Operations at Vopak Terminals Singapore, will talk more about Vopak Banyan’s Safety, Health and Environment initiatives, Dr Sukhy Barhey, Director of BMT Group will discuss the new regulation under the Workplace Safety and Health Act while Mike Warren and Lyn Fernie from Zento Global Solutions will talk about improving safety culture and the human element of safety.

Dr Peck Thian Guan, Singapore’s representative to the ISO Project Committee for the development of the ISO standard on Occupational Health and Safety Management System will also present a session on implementing the new ISO 45001.

Sessions will also cover market analysis, 2020 outlook, the future of drones and security at the terminal, fire safety management, technical due diligence for terminal mergers & acquisitions and cyber security threats.

Nick Powell, StocExpo & Tank Storage Portfolio Divisional Director, comments: “Tank Storage Asia is our fastest growing exhibition and conference within the portfolio. Last year saw the highest ever visitor numbers, with almost 1,700 tank storage professionals from 35 countries in attendance – we hope to exceed this in 2018 and look forward to bringing the industry back together once again.

“The landmark gathering of business leaders and thought leaders will also provide industry professionals with a unique opportunity to participate in panel debates, engage in the latest industry developments, and network with industry peers.”

To view the conference programme, please visit: www.tankstorageasia.com

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About Easyfairs
Easyfairs enables communities to “visit the future” at must-attend events that anticipate their needs and present solutions in the ideal format.

The group currently organises 218 events in 17 countries (Algeria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Emirates, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States). Easyfairs also manages 10 events venues in Belgium, the Netherlands and Sweden (Antwerp, Ghent, Mechelen-Brussels North, Namur, Gorinchem, Hardenberg, Venray, Gothenburg, Malmö and Stockholm).

The group employs more than 750 people and generated revenues exceeding €160 million for its financial year 2016-2017.
Easyfairs strives to be the most adaptable, agile and effective player in the events industry by employing committed individuals, deploying the best marketing and technology tools and developing strong brands. Visit the future with Easyfairs.
For more information, visit our website http://www.easyfairs.com

Contact Easyfairs
Maya Harruna
Senior Account Executive, Flame PR
+44 (0)20 3357 9744

Rani Gill
Senior Account Manager, Flame PR
+44 (0)20 3357 9746

Libby Brodie
Head of Marketing, StocExpo & Tank Storage Events
+44 (0)20 3196 4391
libby@stocexpo.com

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Mobile App WhereIsWhere Launches in Singapore
 
JCN Newswire
Jul 30, 2018
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SINGAPORE - (ACN Newswire) - Singapore's WhereIsWhere, a first-of-its-kind location-based discovery mobile app, is now available for consumers to download for free. Through the initial launch of WhereIsWhere's mobile app, consumers can now discover flash promotions, product and service offerings and activities within a kilometre from where they search, as well as timing-based offers around when they search.

At the initial app launch, WhereIsWhere is already working with over 1,500 retail locations on its app, island-wide - ranging from food and beverage chains including Old Chang Kee, Kopitiam, and Sushi Express and service providers such as Jean Yip to major shopping malls such as Millenia Walk. A number of additional retailers, malls and locations will be added to WhereIsWhere's app by September 2018.

"With Singapore's consumers spending hours each day on their smartphones, we are catering to their mobile-first needs. These consumers are inundated with content and information - we make their decisions simpler, easier, while bringing an element of discovery and excitement. WhereisWhere brings great places, experiences, promotions and storefronts within your vicinity, or at any point on the map, helping you to decide what to eat, shop and do," said Michael Leong, Industry Advisor, WhereIsWhere.

Navigate the map, discover offers, favourite brands for exclusive experiences and deals

According to Ernst & Young, on average Singaporeans spent over 12 hours a day, in 2017, on their digital devices. WhereIsWhere's interactive map and sophisticated filters - including favourite retailers, promotion timings, category lists, and sub-categories - makes searching for the nearest outlets offering products, services, time-based offers and experiences of interest easy and hassle-free, whenever, wherever they are. Consumers can even move their point of search to explore and discover new points of interest.

Once consumers spot what they want from merchants on the app, they can easily follow these merchants' latest flash promotions and offerings by clicking "Favourite". Doing so will drive curated push notifications and live updates from these merchants based on the consumer's choice of parameters. Consumers can also share the promotions they have discovered easily via a "Share" button.

Flash Promotions and Exclusive Offers

Terence Mak, CEO and founder of WhereIsWhere said: "Think of us as Google Maps, but for finding and connecting with deals and activities nearby. Not only do our users find plenty of options on what to see and do, but they can also follow their favourite brands and receive real-time offers and flash promotions. The retail sector is already betting big on WhereIsWhere's app to connect with consumers - since the launch of our discovery platform for Singapore retailers in end-February this year, we have surpassed 1,500 locations island-wide, and counting, and plans are already in place to launch WhereIsWhere in Asian markets beyond Singapore."

Among the first malls to be on board the platform, Millenia Walk is confident in driving brand awareness for its merchants and elevating consumers' retail experience to new heights through WhereIsWhere's location-based, real-time targeting capabilities. "Millenia Walk is constantly on the lookout for new technologies in line with delivering a specially curated shopping experience for Singapore consumers. We are excited to be among the first malls in Singapore to take a step forward in the retail digital revolution through WhereIsWhere," said Diane Aw, Head of Retail at Millenia Walk.

Consumers can download WhereIsWhere for free on Google Play and App Store.
- Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wiw.wiw
- App Store https://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/whereiswhere/id1393828248?mt=8

Merchants can register with WhereIsWhere for free of charge. Registered merchants will be able to list their stores details and location on the app, as well as run promotions among relevant audiences which have opted to follow their brand.

About WhereIsWhere

WhereIsWhere is a location-based platform connecting retailers to consumers who are nearby. Through WhereIsWhere, users can easily discover what to eat, shop and do based on two key factors: where they are, and when they search. What this means for consumers is that we've simplified one of the hardest choices you will face: what to do at any given point in time. And for businesses - we bring a cost-effective and convenient way to create hyper-targeted promotional messages and marketing campaigns, driving traffic and sales.

WhereIsWhere was founded in Singapore in 2015. Our team comprises retail industry leaders who truly understand the challenges and opportunities facing retailers and consumers. For more information, visit whereiswhere.com.

Media Contact:
PRecious Communications for WhereIsWhere
Charlene Pe
+(65) 3151 4760
whereiswhere@preciouscomms.com

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Changi Airport welcomes an infusion of local F&B brands
 
Jul 26, 2018
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SINGAPORE, 25 July 2018 – With 140 F&B options and growing, Changi Airport is a dining haven for every palate and occasion. From this month, foodies can look forward to nine fresh new food concepts from household brands - raising Changi Airport’s tasty credentials with five first-in-Changi brands and the airport’s largest 24-hour fast-casual dining concept.

Local food fare or Asian favourites that carry a local flavour have been well-loved by passengers and visitors who dine at Changi Airport’s public areas since it opened in 1981. Catering to the rising demand for local F&B brands while supporting Singapore F&B entrepreneurs, Changi Airport has been seeking more home-grown brands to set up shop here. In fact, more than half of the F&B operators at Changi Airport’s public areas are local brands.

“Singapore food is a reflection of our country as a melting pot of different cultures and ethnic groups. With more than 60 million passengers passing through our doors every year, Changi Airport is an ideal platform for sharing our rich culture, diversity and uniquely Singaporean cuisines with both locals and foreigners. There have been a tremendous amount of innovation and creativity in Singapore’s F&B industry in recent years. We look forward to continuing our support for like-minded local enterprises to showcase the best of Singapore brands at the airport and giving them a boost in reaching out to an international audience,” said Mr James Fong, Vice President for Landside Concessions, Changi Airport Group.

For its relentless efforts to curating the best dining experiences for all passengers and visitors, Changi Airport was recently recognised by the 2018 Airport Food & Beverage Awards (FAB) in three categories - Overall Airport Food & Beverage Offer Best Reflecting Sense of Place (for Terminal 4 Food Emporium), Asia Pacific’s Airport Food & Beverage Offer of the Year (for whole of Changi Airport), and Asia Pacific New Food & Beverages Concept of the Year (for multi-concept Japanese restaurant Sora).

Four new restaurants serving Asian delights will be welcoming passengers and airport visitors at T3’s Level 3. Feast your way through the line-up of authentic hawker and local western fares, Chinese claypot dishes and traditional Vietnamese cuisine at Colonial Club, COLLIN’s, A-One Signature and So Pho.

Colonial Club is a first-in-Singapore concept by the PappaMia Group, launching at Changi Airport. The 80-seater black and white restaurant pays tribute to Singapore’s rich culinary heritage in the colonial era, and serves an array of Hainanese-style western delights, Nyonya dishes, and local favourites with British-Colonial influence. Diners can look forward to savouring nasi lemak, nyonya laksa, Hainanese-style chicken chop and other old-school comfort food and unique specialty dishes.

A first-time operator at Changi Airport, COLLIN’S® is a household name synonymous with wholesome Western meals that are easy on the pocket. It started out as a Western food stall in a coffeeshop six years ago, and has since expanded to 23 outlets island wide. Available exclusively at the airport is a brand-new menu with almost 100 food items, including salmon dishes made with the finest quality King Salmon from New Zealand, a selection of steaks served on basalt plates, and a special spread of classic Western breakfast favourites that is served from 7am daily – a first for the brand. This restaurant also boasts a bar, an open kitchen concept with a fireplace oven for baking pizzas and even a charcoal oven that retains the unique flavours of the grilled dishes, adding a distinctive taste.

Two other new-to-Changi operators, A-One Signature and So Pho will also be joining the scene towards the end of 2018. Expect more than just their well-known steaming hot claypot and hotplate dishes, A-One Signature will be introducing exclusive menu items like the Claypot Porridge with Crab Roe and Prawn, Fried Rice in Hot Stone Bowl with Crab Meat, Roe and Shrimp and more.

For the first time, the Pezzo Group is bringing together five fast-casual concepts in a single space at Changi Airport’s T2 Arrival Hall. Established for their takeaway kiosks, the Pezzo Group has introduced their first 24-hour dine-in concept at an airport, with clusters of seating areas, that comprise Coffee Toast Express, Crave, Pezzo, Stuff’d and Yolé.

Debuting its first outlet in Singapore at Changi Airport, Coffee Toast Express is a new concept serving local Nanyang-style kopi, traditional toasts and local delights like Mee Rebus and Mee Soto. Diners can also indulge in the original Adam Road nasi lemak from Crave, delicious pizzas baked fresh daily at Pezzo, healthy Mexican and Turkish food and salads from Stuff’d and guilt-free desserts at Yolé.

T2 Departure Hall also welcomed three brands - Spanish yoghurt brand llao llao, Krispy Kreme and its delicious doughnuts and freshly brewed coffee, and Taiwanese bubble tea brand TP Tea’s first outlet in Singapore.

About Changi Airport Group

Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (CAG) (www.changiairportgroup.com) was formed on 16 June 2009 and the corporatisation of Singapore Changi Airport (IATA: SIN, ICAO: WSSS) followed on 1 July 2009. As the company managing Changi Airport, CAG undertakes key functions focusing on airport operations and management, air hub development, commercial activities and airport emergency services. CAG also manages Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL) and through its subsidiary Changi Airports International, invests in and manages foreign airports.

Changi Airport is the world's sixth busiest airport for international traffic. It served a record 62.2 million passengers from around the globe and handled 2.13 million tonnes of airfreight throughput in 2017. More than 400 retail stores and 140 F&B outlets are situated across four terminals to cater to passengers and visitors. With over 100 airlines providing connectivity to 400 cities worldwide, Changi Airport handles about 7,200 flights every week, or about one every 80 seconds.

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APAC Brand Leaders and Marketers to join the ‘Content Marketing Summit Asia’ in Singapore on Aug 15, 2018
 
Jul 26, 2018
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Singapore, July 26, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The upcoming ASEAN edition scheduled to be held on August 15, 2018 at Singapore will host over 30 C-Suite global experts and practitioners from leading brands such as P&G, Nestle, Ericsson, SGInnovate, Under Armour, AON, Honeywell, Intel, Cisco, Dolby, Prudential, Temasek, Kayak and others. Over 400 delegates shall join the forum to acquire knowledge, get actionable insights and learn the best practices. Capturing the nuances of the rapidly changing industry, Content Marketing Summit aims to embrace a neutral platform to grow the content marketing ecosystem.

On the occasion, RP Singh, Chief Curator — CMS Asia said, "We are proud and delighted to host leading brands and distinguished speakers at our forthcoming forum. The Summit on August 15, 2018 at Singapore will also conduct Content Masterclasses and host a Content Expo. The forum highlights the new-age marketing capabilities are not limited by the ability of advertising, digital or in social media, instead the practice today aims to transform your marketing team into potent brand publishers.”

The format of the conference will be a mix of keynote addresses from top experts & panel discussions, with a fine balance on both B2C as well as B2B context. The forum is the best chance for Marketing Professionals to arm yourself with the necessary tools.

The forum promises to be of special interest for editorial heads and traditional print publishers, to leverage and to collaborate with specialist writers and content creators across the world in a transparent, low-cost, no-frills manner, setting new age alternatives and new models of content monetization. Writers, bloggers, journalists, freelancers, graphic artists, photographers, video content makers, etc. shall discover exciting new ways of acquiring assignments at our global marketplace.

For registrations, click here - http://www.contentmarketingsummit.org/ASEAN/registration.aspx

Since the launch of the first ASEAN edition last year, the marketing fraternity of Singapore and the ASEAN region had been eagerly waiting for the next edition. CMS Asia has been popular for being a platform with maximum participation from speakers from the brand and marketing side, a tradition that is expected to continue for the upcoming edition also. Global platforms like LinkedIn, Salesforce, Taboola, Outbrain, Yahoo, Unruly, A+E Networks among others have partnered with the summit in the past editions.

About Content Marketing Summit: www.contentmarketingsummit.org/ASEAN
CMS Asia has been running successfully for the last 5 years in and out of Singapore, New Delhi and Mumbai. Over 3,000 delegates and 225 global speakers in past editions have made to the conference in the past. CMS has also hosted 2500+ delegates from renowned brands, agencies, publishers & tech enablers at the platform. Content Marketing Summit Asia is the largest conference on the subject in the region. Its 7th edition will be held on August 15, 2018 at Singapore.

For more information, please contact:
Rachana Chowdhary
+91-9619776084
Email: rachana@mediavalueworks.com

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