Monday, 6 May, 2019, Miri: SK Kpg Bulau, Subis, will soon have a brand new school block, comprising a 6-classroom facility, an administrative zone and a 10-washroom area.
Costing an estimated RM1mil to build, this school rebuilding exercise is part of the CSR effort undertaken by Konsortium KPE Sdn Bhd, main contractor of Sg. Tangap-Pujut Link Road (Works Package 11) of the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project.
The earth breaking ceremony was held last Thursday, officiated by Member of Parliament for Subis, Yang Berhormat Lukanisman Awang Sauni.
The effort is part of the ‘Usaha Murni Lebuhraya Pan Borneo Sarawak’ CSR programme where LBU, the Project Delivery Partner and all main contractors of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak will rebuild 12 dilapidated school or ‘sekolah daif’ in their respective construction stretches.
SK Kampung Bulau was set up in January 1961. It was named after Kampung Bulau which is within its vicinity. This rural school has served and contributed to the surrounding community. Currently it has a total of 31 primary students (19 boys and 12 girls) with nine teachers guiding them.
LBU led the CSR schools programme effort when it delivered SK Kampung Buda in Spaoh at the end of 2017 at a cost of RM2.8mil.
Just last week, PPES Bina Puri Sdn Bhd, main contractor for Sungai Awik Bridge-Bintangor Junction (Works Package 06) performed the earth breaking for SK Engkabang.
The other schools launched under this CSR programme are:
- Musyati Mudajaya JV, main contractor of Sungai Kua Bridge-Sg. Arip Bridge (Works Package 08) is rebuilding SK Sg Buloh in Selangau. The earth breaking ceremony was held in October last year, performed by Works Minister of Malaysia.
- Samling Resources Sdn Bhd, main contractor of Telok Melano-Sematan (Works Package 01) is building a new classroom block and teachers’ quarters at SK Paon Temaga at Lundu. The project was launched on 26 January this year during the official launching of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak’s completed Telok Melano to Sematan stretch by the Chief Minister of Sarawak.
- Samling Resources Sdn Bhd, main contractor of Sematan-Sg. Moyan Bridge (Works package 02), is also building school facilities at SK Puak, Bau. Construction works commenced in January this year and is expected to be completed by May this year.
Other main contractors have also committed to undertake this school rebuilding exercise as part of their respective CSR programmes.