GEORGE TOWN (Feb 19): The construction company and the project director of the Paya Terubong paired roads project at Jalan Bukit Kukus here, were each fined RM35,000 by the Sessions Courts today after they pleaded guilty to an amended charge of failing to provide safe working procedures which contributed to the occurrence of the landslide at the project site two years ago.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): The Ministry of Human Resources will establish specific legislation or regulations by extending the responsibility towards construction workers’ safety to include developers and designers.
KLANG (Feb 10): Industry players and infrastructure construction countractors in this country have been urged to participate in the INFRASTAR sustainable infrastructure rating scheme to ensure development projects incorporate environmental sustainability features.
BINTANGOR, Sarawak (Feb 7): Work package contractors (WPCs) of the Pan Borneo Highway project will not be terminated, despite the termination of Lebuh Raya Utara Sdn Bhd as the project delivery partner (PDP), Works Minister Baru Bian said today.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 30): A waste contractor pleaded guilty and was fined RM13,000 in the first illegal dumping case to be prosecuted in Putrajaya on Jan 20, the Star reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 17): MMC Corp Bhd and Gamuda Bhd have today formalised their roles in the Mass Rapid Transit Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) line (MRT2) as joint turnkey contractor, from project delivery partner (PDP) previously.
KUCHING (Jan 16): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association (PKBM) has urged the Ministry of Works to fulfil its promise to award 30% of the Sarawak portion of the Pan Borneo Highway project to Bumiputera companies especially from Sarawak.
ALOR GAJAH (Jan 11): The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development (MED) has urged the government to raise the value of government works offered to G1 or Class F contractors from RM200,000 currently to RM500,000.
Contractors for hydro electric project fined for building sewerage system that failed SPAN's standards
KUALA TERENGGANU (Jan 8): Two construction companies were each fined RM60,000 by the Sessions Court here today on four counts of building septic tanks and sewerage system which did not meet specifications set by the National Water Service Commission (SPAN).
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.