Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Technical Visit To MRT Cochrane Underground Station Site

On the 29th of June 2013, we went for a technical visit to the MRT Cochrance Underground Station Site as part of the National Summit events.

The technical visit started with a warm welcome and brief introduction of the project background, challenges, development and highlights by MMC-Gamuda KVMRT.

MMC-Gamuda KVMRT explaining the alignment of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line

MMC-Gamuda KVMRT explaining about the components of the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM)

The participants listening attentively to the briefing by MMC-Gamuda KVMRT

After the presentation, IEM YES KL's Chairman, Engr. Mah Way Sheng thanked and presented a token of our gratitude to MMC-Gamuda KVMRT for hosting the technical visit for the National Summit 2013 participants.

Our Chairman, Engr Mah Way Sheng presenting IEM YES' token of appreciation to MMC-Gamuda KVMRT
It's the time we've been waiting for, entering the site! We were accompanied by the MRT Site Safety Officer. It's compulsory to put on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and we got even more excited. It felt as if we were the engineers of the MRT site for the day.
On our way to the site with full PPE!
During the technical visit, the Project engineers explained about the current progress of work, the challenges they have encountered and solutions for the challenges to us. We even managed to get a glimpse of the assembly in progress of the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM). 

The assembly of the Tunnel Boring Machine is in progress

A technical visit wouldn't be complete without a group photo at the site! We looked so cool, right?

Group photo at the site

Group photo in front of the KVMRT Information Centre
You may visit the website for more info of the project here : 

By Engr. Kok Jing Shun                                                                                                                   

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