CIDB: Public projects worth RM50m and above to adopt MyCREST

KUALA LUMPUR (May 12): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) said the government will be mandating that all public projects worth RM50 million and above to adopt the Malaysian Carbon Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Tool (MyCREST), in a bid to reduce carbon emissions in the construction industry.

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CIDB certificates needed from June 1

JOHOR (April 27): From June 1, skilled construction workers and site supervisors cannot continue to work at construction sites unless they have a certificate from the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Bernama reported yesterday.

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Go India, CIDBH chair tells Malaysian construction companies

KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Malaysian construction companies should take advantage of the rapid development and expansion in India to explore infrastructure and investment project opportunities there, urged CIDB Holdings Sdn Bhd (CIDBH) chairman Datuk Seri Dr Judin Abd Karim (pictured).

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IBS adoption in Malaysia remains low: CIDB

PETALING JAYA (Dec 31): Only about 42% of public projects and 70% of private projects in the country use modern Industrialised Building Systems (IBS) technology, according to the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).

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Overcoming resistance to IBS

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 28): Despite the push from the government, contractors still prefer to use the conventional construction method rather than the Industrialised Building System (IBS).

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CIDB: Sustainable construction a game changer for industry

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): The country has, under the Eleventh Malaysia Plan 2016-2020 (11MP), identified “sustainable construction” as the game changer for the construction industry, said Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia chief executive Datuk Dr Judin Abdul Karim (pictured) at the Zofnass Programme Symposium held at Harvard University in the US recently.

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