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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Work on LRT extensions to start year-end: Good news for construction and building materials sectors, hopefully no more delays

KUALA LUMPUR: Systems works for the light rail transit (LRT) extension of the Kelana Jaya and Ampang lines are expected to commence by year-end. Syarikat Prasarana Negara Bhd (SPNB) group managing director Datuk Idrose Mohamed said on Thursday, June 24 the system works will be divided into two packages.

A pre-bid briefing was held with the pre-qualified contractors for Packaage A on June 22 and site visit will be held on June 27. Tenders for package B and other subcontract packages such as for the stations, escalators and lifts, and multi-storey car parks will be called at a later date.

The system works comprises of the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) systems and signalling work for the Kelana Jaya extension. The Ampang extension package will entail EPC systems and rolling stock works. The systems works, together with the advance and facilities works, will cover portions of the line extensions, and will collectively be known as Package A. Package A is expected to be completed three years after work has commenced, he added.

Source: The Edge

Potential Beneficiaries:
UEM Builders-Intria Bina joint venture (JV)
IJM Construction Sdn Bhd
Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd
Gamuda Bhd
Loh & Loh Construction Sdn Bhd
WCT Bhd-Sinohydro
MMC Corp-Zelan Bhd
Ranhill Bhd-China Communication Construction Company Ltd
Fajarbaru Builders Sdn Bhd-Signatium Construction Sdn Bhd
BPHB-Tim Sekata,
Zabima-Leighton
MTDC-Persys
Mudajaya Corp Bhd
Muhibbah Engineering Sdn Bhd
MRCB Engineering Sdn Bhd
Bina Puri Holdings Bhd-Acre Works-SNC Lavalin
UEM Construction Sdn Bhd - Projek Penyelenggaran Lebuhraya Bhd.

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