KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 12): Two contractors involved in the Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) project have been fined a total of RM300,000 for failing to ensure site safety that resulted in a fatal accident on March 22.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 5): The Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia (CIDB) has issued the CIDB (Amendment of Fourth Schedule) Order 2021, to ensure that the list of products and construction materials contained in the schedule is in accordance with the latest standards set.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): The Covid-19 vaccination programme will be open to foreign workers of all sectors in the Klang Valley from Sept 27 to Oct 6, either by appointment or on a walk-in basis.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Construction sector consulting companies in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan (PPN) have been allowed to operate from Tuesday.
JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 9): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested the owner of a contractor service company and an assistant engineer at the Iskandar Puteri City Council (MBIP) for allegedly submitting false documents involving claims of over RM350,000.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): A total of 150 construction sites have been ordered to close for failure to comply with standard operating procedures (SOPs), since the imposition of the third iteration of the full movement control order (MCO 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said that effective from Jan 11, 2021, the Malaysian government-controlled utility's contractors will be required to use the digital certified true copy (DCTC) issued by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) for the Certificate of Registration of Contractors and Bumiputera Status Certificate submitted to TNB in the process of registration and renewal of vendors, pre-qualifications besides tender and quotation participation.
The Industrialised Building System (IBS) is the term used to represent the prefabrication concept in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has allocated a total of RM70 million to implement several strategic programmes aimed at boosting the capacity and capability of construction industry players who were affected by the movement control order (MCO).
PETALING JAYA (May 6): The Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association (Rehda) Malaysia and Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) are appealing to the government to bear the cost for Covid-19 tests for construction workers.