KUALA NERUS (July 9): Terengganu Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar has urged the federal government to increase the scope of involvement of local contractors in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project from 40 per cent to 50 per cent.
SEREMBAN (June 7): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega project needs coordinated planning including a scale-up of skilled local labour if it is to become a success, according to an academician.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 per cent to Bumiputera contractors to participate in the civil works of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRLSB) and China Communications Construction ECRL Sdn Bhd (CCCC) today said they have not appointed official agents or lobbyists to facilitate the pre-qualification of local contractors for 40 per cent of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) civil work packages.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) has established a dedicated team to promote the development of industrial parks, infrastructure, logistics hub and transit-oriented developments along the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Neither Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) or the government have claimed the savings of RM21.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is expected to contribute 2.
PORT KLANG (May 2): The decision to resume the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is expected to provide comfort to the local residents who have been facing traffic congestion and damage to infrastructure due to container lorries plying the roads in the port town for so long.