KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 19): Prominent economist Professor Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram has urged the federal government to reopen the question of cancelling the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega infrastructure project, following 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-Tanore trial key witness Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin's statements that the project was mooted to bail 1MDB out.
SEREMBAN (Sept 18): Nilai will be the second station in Negeri Sembilan for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): In an attempt to extricate and salvage 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from the mounting debts that financier Low Taek Jho or Jho Low and his cohorts had plunged the company into, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak assembled in astonishing quick time, a handful of mega infrastructure projects that Malaysia could offer to China’s state-owned enterprises.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): Advancecon Holdings Bhd said it is set to make significant progress in two of its major West Coast Expressway (WCE) contracts moving forward due to the recent sizeable site possessions.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Oil and gas service provider T7 Global Bhd has teamed up with Advancecon Holdings Bhd to explore business opportunities pertaining to the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
KOTA BHARU (Aug 12): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is seen as being capable of lifting the economy of residents in the states involved including Kelantan, says Deputy Home Minister Senator Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Local contractors bidding for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will likely start benefiting from the development as early as the fourth quarter of this year (4Q19), with 331 companies competitively biding for a share of the pie, said MIDF Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): A total of 331 out of 1,321 Malaysian construction companies have been shortlisted as potential tenderers for civil work packages of the planned RM44 billion 640-km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), which is expected to link Kota Bharu to Putrajaya in about four hours, said project and asset owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL).