Construction of ECRL slightly ahead of schedule

KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The construction of the high-impact East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) in Kelantan is progressing slightly ahead of schedule according to Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), which is optimistic about the economic spin-offs the connection will bring to the region.

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East-coast’s GDP expected to rise 1.5% with ECRL

KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The construction of the high-impact East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) in Kelantan is progressing slightly ahead of schedule, according to Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) which is optimistic of the economic spin-offs that the connection will bring to the region.

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Only 30% of ERCL workers will be foreigners, says project owner

KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), the owner of the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) project, says only 30% of the total workers involved in the RM60 billion project will be foreigners from China and other Asian countries, allaying concerns that the project is mostly run by the Chinese.

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Zahid: People will reject scrapping of ECRL

PETALING JAYA (April 4): The people will reject Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s promise to stop the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project if the opposition coalition wins the 14th general elections, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pictured).

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Construction sector’s contract outlook still robust

Construction sector Maintain overweight: High-beta construction stocks were among the least favoured in the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18), with the Kuala Lumpur Construction Index falling 9% year to date (YTD), weighed down by global stock market selldown.

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