PETALING JAYA: More than 1,000 firms are vying for a share of the 40% civil works portion of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project. A total of 1,321 local firms have submitted their interest over the course of the pre-qualification exercise held on May 29 and 30, for a share of the civil works portion of the RM44bil mega project. The exercise was open to all experienced local contractors that had a Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) grade of G3 to G7 with a minimum two-star score rating. Of the 1,321, 75.25% or 994 firms are bumiputra engineering and construction companies. MRL said it would work closely with CCCC in the evaluation and shortlisting process of the construction companies to be potential tenderers of the civil works packages, whereby successful companies would be notified in writing.
Source: The Star June 13, 2019 00:22 UTC