KUANTAN (July 26): To date, 85% of construction projects nationwide involving government contracts that have stalled due to the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO), have resumed, said Senior Minister (Infrastructure) Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has urged contractors in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Selangor to send their foreign workers for Covid-19 tests offered by the Social Security Organisation (Socso).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) president Foo Chek Lee has been appointed as the new chairman of Asean Constructors Federation (ACF), effective today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): The Government has allocated RM1.
ALOR SETAR (June 4): The Kedah government yesterday called on eligible contractors in the state to apply for projects worth over RM33.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association (PKBM) has urged the government to give priority to the direct involvement of bumiputera and local contractors in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project’s Section A that runs from Kota Bharu, Kelantan to Dungun, Terengganu.
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 (Aug 16): Putrajaya is reopening the registration of G1 Grade Bumiputera contractors after freezing it for 14 years, and would review the maximum amount of contract value they can undertake from government projects.
KUALA LUMPUR (October 8): Property developers have until the end of this month to announce the discount that can be passed on to house buyers arising from the sales and services tax (SST) exemption on construction materials, but cutting prices may not be as easy as it is set out to be.
PETALING JAYA (October 5): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has said China companies must develop smart partnerships with locals in Malaysia.