Press Releases and Public Updates | Sime Darby Plantation

Press Releases and Public Updates

May 2009

Sime Darby Makes Important Discovery in Oil Palm Genome

Sime Darby Bhd announced today that it has successfully deciphered the genetics of the oil palm, making it the world’s first company to achieve this scientific breakthrough.

May 2009

Sime Darby Cements Leberia Deal

Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd has cemented its first African plantation deal, following the execution of an Amended and Restated Concession Agreement (CA) with the Government of the Republic of Liberia.

February 2009

Sime Darby Plantation Launches Mangrove Research Centre in Carey Island

Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd today launched its Mangrove Research Centre (MRC) which is the first centre for mangrove research in Malaysia.

February 2009

Sime Darby Sets Up Country’s First Mechanised Paddy Farm In The Northern Corridor

Malaysia’s first fully mechanized paddy farm was launched today, part of a move by Sime Darby Berhad to bring innovation to agriculture in the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER).

November 2008

Sime Darby Reports Pre-tax Profit of RM1.3 Billion for 1Q FY08/09

Sime Darby Berhad reported a pre-tax profit of RM1.3 billion for the Q1 FY08/09, an increase of 23 per cent over the same period during the last financial year.