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Ahmad Zaki Resources gets award for project at Putrajaya

KUALA LUMPUR: Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd has been awarded a construction project worth RM59.99 million.

In a filing to Bursa Malaysia on April 2, it said its unit Ahmad Zaki Sdn Bhd had on April 1, received the letter of award from Putrajaya Holdings Sdn Bhd for the construction of waterfront shopoffices and external works on plot 8C1 in Putrajaya.

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Housing programme planned for ex-servicement in Perak

IPOH (Perak): The Perak state government is planning to set up a structured housing programme for ex-servicemen in appreciation of their contribution to the country, Perak Menteri Bsar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir said.

He said the state government had instructed district officers to identify suitable areas for the programme.

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Penang Bridge gets top score from MHA

KUALA LUMPUR:The Penang Bridge obtained the top score from the Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) in a 2009 survey for its maintenance and operational services.

In a statement on Friday April 2, Penang Bridge Sdn Bhd said the bridge scored an average rating of 92.4 per cent, which was an improvement over 2008 when the bridge scored an average of 83 per cent.

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JCorp to build RM23 mil Islamic business school

PETALING JAYA: Johor Corp (JCorp) is building a RM23 million Islamic business school in Kota Tinggi, Johor.

Its president and chief executive, Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim, said the business school, Academy JCorp, would focus on teaching, developing and implementing Islamic principles into business practices.

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Sector Update - Construction: Jobs Flow Tracker – 1Q 2010

Today, we introduce our “Construction: Jobs Flow Tracker”, which seeks to measure the momentum of contract awards. Over the 1Q10 period, some RM2.85bn worth of jobs was awarded. Domestic contracts showed a healthy 16% y-o-y increase but contracted by 38% q-o-q due to the high base effect.

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