Bukit Ibam Mine in History
Government of Pahang today formally took over the Bukit Ibam complex from Rompin Mining Company Limited, which was closed late last year.
This morning, acting Chief Minister of Pahang, Dato ‘Haji Abdul Aziz bin Ahmad, has presented a check worth $ 680,000 to the mine goods dealer, Mr Philip Robinson, at the State Operations Room.
Mr. Philip from the George Cohen, who sells mining equipment company said and clarifying that the company was giving out free of the officials and employees residential houses as well as shops and hospital to Government of Pahang.
Dato Aziz expressed gratitude for the contribution and expects such cooperation to be followed by other private companies.
He further explained that the money of $ 680,000 is to buy electric facilities, water supply and a workshop in Bukit Ibam.
The Government also took the 45 former employees of the mining company to serve the complex.
According to Dato Aziz, these workers are mainly employed in the workshop acquired and turned into a workshop of Syarikat Perkayuan Bukit Ibam owned by MARA.
Acting Chief Minister of Pahang, advised the employees to serve well and do not be too choosy
The complex is now turned to 200,000 acres of timber complex.