KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has expressed their concern about high building material prices and called on the Malaysian government to alleviate the price pressures contractors face.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 30): The Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) paid a total of RM1.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 29): The badly battered construction industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic and prolonged lockdown needed strong support from Budget 2022, hence Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) called for government’s support to offer further assistance for the industry players to speed up the recovery process.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 21): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) urged the government to kick-start mega infrastructure construction projects soon to boost the economy.
PETALING JAYA (July 2): The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) together with 35 associations in the construction industry is urging for vaccination priority to be given to construction industry workers and the building materials supply chain under Phase 2 of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Program (PICK).
Petaling Jaya (June 29): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) hopes that the government can extend some of the incentives announced in the PEMULIH stimulus package to the private sector.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): The construction industry is facing a material shortage problem as its supply chain is not allowed to operate during Full Movement Control Order (FMCO), hence Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has urged the government to allow related industries to resume operations to ensure the critical and essential construction works will not be disrupted.
PETALING JAYA (June 1): The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has urged the government to consider the waiver of levy fee for foreign workers renewing their work permits and extension of permit approval for those who are stuck because they have been unable to enter Malaysia during the lockdown, as well as for those who will be overstaying due to the imposed movement restriction.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) seeks for immediate and urgent economic support from the government as the nation goes into full movement control order (FMCO) from June 1 until June 14.
PETALING JAYA (May 20): The construction industry has expressed its strong opposition to a lockdown like the first movement control order in March 2020, as "the Malaysian construction industry cannot afford another full lockdown,” said Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM).