05 January 2023 – The plantation arm of TDM Berhad, TDM Plantation Sdn Bhd (TDMP), and its staff welcomed the new year of 2023 with an honorary visit from the Chairman of TDM Berhad, YBM Tengku Seri Bijaya Raja Datuk Tengku Farok Hussin Tengku Jalil, and Executive Director of TDM Berhad, Tuan Haji Najman Kamaruddin to Jerangau Estate. They were cordially welcomed by the Chief Executive Officer of TDMP, Encik Hamdan Ibrahim, and the management of Jerangau Estate, Bukit Besi Complex.
The program began with a general briefing from the Manager of Jerangau Estate, Encik Roslan Ali, followed by a visit to the Jerangau Estate site to see a demonstration of a drone for aerial mapping, harvesting the fresh bunches of oil palm, fertilizing using mechanized innovation as well as way of transporting the oil palm before being taken to the palm oil mill for processing.
This visit allowed the management to improve employee relations through positive interactions and improve existing mechanization to increase productivity.
With the sustainable improvements in mechanization, the company hopes that the efforts to recruit locals to work in TDMP’s estates will increase. This initiative can directly improve the economic status of residents, particularly in the area where the company’s business operates.