KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Ever been bugged by a neighbour’s renovations that seem to go on endlessly? It looks like City Hall (DBKL) will take a “re-look” at this problem in the near future, with Mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan saying that it is an issue that “needs to be addressed”, reported The Star.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The private sector has been encouraged to install thermal scanners at their premises, especially at the main entrance of buildings.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 13): The government should explain how the double-digit spike in raw building materials has come about if cement prices have not risen, MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong says.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has passed the 500-million-square-foot mark of buildings registered and certified under the WELL Building Standard (WELL).
JOHOR BARU (Jan 15): The Johor Fire and Rescue Department inspected over 1,400 buildings and premises last year as part of its effort to eliminate fire hazards in public areas, the Star reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 12): The Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) recently embarked on its third series of roadshows for its Standard Form of Building Contracts (SFCs) in Johor.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 11): The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) has allocated RM120 million for upgrading and repair work at court buildings throughout the country.
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.