Multiple news reports in Malaysia are saying that Malaysia will build their high speed rail line without involving Singapore. Rather than hav
The Rapid Transit System (RTS) that will link Malaysia and Singapore has held a virtual ground breaking ceremony for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
The Rapid Transit System (RTS) that will link Malaysia and Singapore may start construction by the end of November.
Malaysia, Tengku Zafrul Aziz, has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to growing their transport infrastructure
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has awarded a Baht 7.75bn ($US248m) construction contract for the construction to SPTK Joint Venture Company. The contract is given as part of the Bangkok to Nong Khai high-speed rail project, which is a separate project to the Eastern Economic Corridor development. The SPTK consortium is led by Malaysian
Malaysia’s MyHSR Corporation has called (on August 26th) two tenders to for consultants to assist with regulatory submissions in relation to the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore Highspeed Rail (HSR) project. The tenders are for land consultation as well as environmental, social, and heritage impact assessment studies for the HSR project. A Tender Briefing will be held on 4th September 2020. Interested
Malaysia’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp.) has launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the appointment of an Independent Consulting Engineer (ICE) for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) to link Johor with Singapore. After the cross-border Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) link project was placed on hold and reviewed following a change of
Denmark-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has been announced as the lead masterplan designer for the Penang South Islands (PSI) project, which involves the development of three man-made islands under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project. BIG was selected as the winner of the PSI Masterplan Design Competition (MDC) after 124 submissions from 26 countries were reviewed. The announcement
Architects from around Asia have discussed how Covid-19 has affected their businesses and how the industry can adapt and survive. You can view their webinars here:
The B1M provides an excellent overview of the tallest Skyscrapers currently under construction: And here is their 2019 video on the same topic:
A steel-frame gave way yesterday during cross-head concreting works as part of construction for Kuala Lumpur’s latest light rail line; the Klang Valley Light Rail Transit Line 3. The temporary structure was located opposite the TM Point retail outlet and the Meru wet market. Sections of Jalan Meru are now closed for the next few
IDC (International Data Corporation) has announced the 2020 winners for their IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) with Taiwan picking up 4 awards, China and Singapore gaining 3, and South Korea and Australia getting 2 prizes. Other winners were from India, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, and New Zealand. The SCAPA Awards do not include Japan.
Singapore’s Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced on social media over the weekend that his Malaysian counterparts had requested a further extension for the talks to determine the course of action for the Singapore to Kuala Lumpur High Speed Rail (HSR) project. It has now been agreed that talks will continue until 31 December 2020.
Singapore’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure, Khaw Boon Wan has announced that, following a request from the Malaysian government, a decision on the development of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) will be delayed until 31st July 2020. Not to be confused with the Singapore-Malaysia Highspeed Rail (HSR) project, the RTS was envisaged to provide a
In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, China Communications Construction East Coast Rail Link has announced that the CCC-ECRL project has received approval from the Malaysian government to resume some of its tunnels and viaducts construction work. The US$10 billion project has been on hiatus since movement restrictions were implemented on March 18th to reduce the spread of