The incident occurred at about 9am while work was being conducted to open the aluminium panels on the 55th floor.
“By the year 2030, the sector is expected to achieve digitalisation in at least half of its cycle.
Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia chief executive Datuk Ahmad Asri Abdul Hamid said the series of overnight policy rate (OPR) hikes by the Malaysian central bank have affected the industry.
SunCon group managing director Liew Kok Wing said barring any unforeseen circumstances, the group is cautiously optimistic about registering positive growth in FY22, supported by a strong existing outstanding order book.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): The Construction Labour Exchange Centre Bhd (CLAB) rarely makes headlines, until the government’s recent decision to allow the entity to fully manage applications of more than 100 foreign construction workers’ entry into the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 23): Construction and integrated facilities management firm Widad Business Group Sdn Bhd (WBG) said Wednesday (March 23) it is considering a partnership with China-based construction machinery manufacturers SANY Group to leverage the latter’s industrialised building system (IBS) technology for its Langkasuka mega-project — a RM40 billion mixed-use complex in Langkawi.
Targeted vaccination softens Covid-19 impact on construction industry after estimated RM42 billion hit
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 6): The extended Covid-19 outbreak in the country has continued to affect the construction industry this year, but the impact has been more moderate compared with in last year due to a vaccination roll-out targeted at construction workers, among others.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Chin Hin Group Property Bhd (CHGP) is planning to acquire a 65% equity interest in construction firm Kayangan Kemas Sdn Bhd for RM37.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): The recent political developments that led to the change in government have dimmed the bright spots for the construction sector, said CGS-CIMB Research, given concerns over the implementation of new infrastructure projects that have been planned by the preceding government under Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has started its investigation on a 37-storey condominium building under construction in Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama that partially collapsed last Friday (Feb 14), with the findings expected to be released in a month’s time.