BINTANGOR (Sept 16): The selection of schools for the project to repair dilapidated schools in Sarawak will be made based on their physical conditions said Works Minister Baru Bian.
KUALA LUMPUR (Spet 6): The government has decided to terminate the project delivery partner (PDP) agreement for the Sarawak portion of the Pan Borneo Highway project although nearly half of the first phase has been completed, sources close to the matter said.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Works Minister Baru Bian is not aware of a new plan for the government’s takeover of 15 highways.
KUALA SELANGOR (Aug 8): Works Minister Baru Bian said today that the government's highway toll study has been completed and that the Cabinet will decide on the matter by this month.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia hopes there will be allocation under Budget 2020 for incentives to encourage the construction industry to adopt Building Information Modelling (BIM).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Bumiputera contractors must be more responsive and prepared to face the current environment that is full of changes in order to be on par with other industry players at the ASEAN and global levels, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
KOTA KINABALU (July 3): A committee will be formed at the state level to study in depth the takeover of the Pan Borneo Sabah Highway project implementation.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Works Minister Baru Bian (pictured) said the ministry has yet to receive an official proposal from Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd (Maju Holdings) to take over PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS).
KOTA KINABALU (June 29): The Works Ministry will fully take over the Pan Borneo Highway project by the end of September, its minister Baru Bian said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): The Works Ministry has started discussions and negotiations with the Economic Affairs Ministry and the Finance Ministry on the third phase of the East Coast Expressway, said its minister Baru Bian.