PETALING JAYA (Sept 16): The Covid-19 pandemic may have hit the construction sector but it also opened up a new avenue for the industry players to rethink the conventional construction process and start to embrace Industrialised Building System (IBS) and Modular Integrated Construction (MiC), said Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) president Datuk Ezumi Harzani Ismail.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Industrialised Building System (IBS) precast manufacturer MGB Bhd (formerly known as ML Global Bhd) has secured an RM215 million contract from its major shareholder LBS Bina Group Bhd's subsidiary to deliver the piling and building works for a housing development project in Kuala Selangor.
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).
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 6): It is no secret that the Malaysian construction market has slowed down markedly since the 14th general election in May last year, but the situation is so dire that certain contractors are putting in below cost bids just to keep their staff employed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 23): China-based construction firm Jiangsu Provincial Construction Group Co Ltd (JPC) is working with a local company and a co-operative to construct up to a million affordable homes in Malaysia, The Star reported today.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 22): Industrialised Building System (IBS) precast manufacturer MGB Bhd has successfully delivered IBS-built homes in LBS Alam Perdana, a township development in Puncak Alam, Selangor by LBS Bina Group Bhd, half a year earlier than scheduled.
The Industrialised Building System (IBS) has proven to be safer, quicker, more cost-effective and yields more consistent construction quality compared with conventional means.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 3): Setia Precast Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of S P Setia Bhd, today received the highest-in-the-country Industrialised Building System (IBS) score of 93.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Tadmax Resources Bhd managing director Datuk Seri Anuar Adam has been redesignated non-executive deputy chairman, effective today.