UEM Edgenta uses high tech to optimise road maintenance

KUALA LUMPUR: UEM Edgenta Bhd is implementing the Road Asset Management System or RAMS, a next-generation solution in highway asset management and optimisation. RAMS – a planning tool database which stores and presents road data information, planning of short and...

CIDB targets 50 pct IBS usage in private sector by 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) targets to increase the Industrialised Building System (IBS) content in private sector building projects to 50 per cent by 2020 from the current 35 per cent. Chief executive Datuk Ir Ahmad Asri Abdul...

DATO’ ASRI: ICW2019 WILL BE BIGGER AND BETTER

KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Executive of CIDB Malaysia, Dato’ Ir. Ahmad `Asri Abdul Hamid has witnessed the birth and growth of International Construction Week since 1998. We caught up with him to ask his thoughts on the ICW and a few other things. How did ICW begin? When we...

Construction sector to record slower growth in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s construction industry is expected to record slower growth next year amid revision of mega projects and in line with the slowdown in the global construction sector, said Works Ministry Secretary-General Datuk Seri Zohari Akob. “Despite...