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Intense competition seen in Malaysia’s construction sector

A disproportionate number of recently awarded packages from the DASH and SUKE highways went to unlisted contractors, posing a new threat to Malaysia-listed construction companies. In its inaugural quarterly update on the Malaysian construction sector, Nomura


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Ho Hup to construct Immigration quarters in Perak

KUALA LUMPUR: Ho Hup Construction Co Bhd has bagged a RM32.4mil sub-contract to construct the Immigration quarters in Pengkalan Hulu, Perak. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the construction and property development group said under the


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Malaysian Infrastructure projects awarded in first half of 2016 over US$7bil

PETALING JAYA: Infrastructure jobs awarded during the first half of 2016 amounted to RM30bil, exceeding the value of jobs given out in 2015 at RM26bil. Maybank Investment Bank (IB) Research said the RM30bil, according to statistics


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MRT Corp awards US$250mil work package to CCCC-George Kent JV

KUALA LUMPUR: Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has awarded a RM1.01 billion work package for trackworks, maintenance vehicles and work trains for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line to CCCC-George Kent joint-venture (JV).


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Malaysia, Singapore look for high-speed rail development partner

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd (MyHSR) and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be calling for a joint tender on August 22, 2016 to appoint a Joint Development Partner (JDP) for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High


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CH2M bags role on Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail scheme

CH2M will support MyHSR to develop the project, including working on the planning and design of the Malaysian section of the project, and assisting with project management aspects. MyHSR Corporation Sdn Bhd (MyHSR) has selected CH2M


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Bangladesh awards USD2.5b coal-fired power project to Malaysian firm

KUALA LUMPUR: Bangladesh has awarded a USd2.5 billion (USd1 = RM4.03) project to build a 1,320-megawatt coal-fired power plant to Malaysia. The decision was conveyed by visiting Bangladesh State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources,


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KL-Singapore high speed rail project to boost economy through tourism

The Kuala Lumpur–Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Project will help boost the people’s economy through the increase of tourist arrivals in the country, said Deputy Tourism and Culture Minister, Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin. She said the


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Malaysia-Singapore leaders to witness high speed rail MoU signing

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore leaders will witness the signing ceremony of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) concerning the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail on Tuesday. The event will be held in conjunction with Singapore Prime Minister


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Malaysia’s construction sector to see continued growth

AS the fairly strong momentum of project awards has been sustained in the last few years, the construction sector remained the fastest-growing economic sector in 2015. The sector’s GDP growth clocked in at 8.2% year-on-year (y-o-y),


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