MRT Corp awards RM2.74b con­tracts to 4 firms

New Straits Times - - Business -

KUALA LUMPUR: Mass Rapid Tran­sit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has awarded four con­tracts worth a whop­ping RM2.74 bil­lion for var­i­ous works re­lated to the mass rapid tran­sit’s (MRT) Sun­gai Bu­loh-Ser­dan­gPu­tra­jaya Line (SSP Line).

The com­pany said Work Pack­age V205 worth RM858.18 mil­lion to build viaduct guide­way and other as­so­ci­ated works from Kam­pung Muhib­bah to Ser­dang Raya was awarded to Trans Re­sources Corp Sdn Bhd.

It awarded Gadang En­gi­neer­ing (M) Sdn Bhd Work Pack­age V206 worth RM952.09 mil­lion for the con­struc­tion and com­ple­tion of the viaduct guide­way and other as­so­ci­ated works from Ser­dang Raya to Univer­siti Pu­tra Malaysia.

Acre Works Sdn Bhd has se­cured Work Pack­age V209 to build viaduct guide­way and other as­so­ci­ated works from Per­siaran Alpinia to Per­siaran Apec. The job is worth RM715.99 mil­lion.

Acre Works also in­volves in build­ing the MRT Sun­gai Bu­lo­hKa­jang Line, han­dling the ad­vance work pack­age for the de­sign and build con­tract for the new JKR Wi­layah Perseku­tuan Work­shop, as well as the sup­ply and de­liv­ery of seg­men­tal box gird­ers.

“The awards for the three work pack­ages, which com­plete the ten­ders for all 10 viaduct work pack­ages for the SSP Line, were made fol­low­ing a One-Stop Pro­cure­ment I (OSPC I) meet­ing chaired by Prime Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Na­jib Razak,” said MRT Corp in state­ment.

A OSPC II meet­ing for work pack­ages less than RM300 mil­lion each and chaired by Sec­ond Fi­nance Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Jo­hari Ab­dul Ghani had also been held.

Sub­se­quently, the RM212.3 mil­lion S201 pack­age to build el­e­vated sta­tions and other works at Da­mansara Da­mai, Sri Da­mansara West and Sri Da­mansara East was awarded to Sun­way Con­struc­tion Sdn Bhd.

MRT Corp chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Datuk Shahril Mokhtar said all four re­cip­i­ents were se­lected based on best eval­u­ated ten­ders.

The ten­ders were eval­u­ated based on tech­ni­cal, com­mer­cial, le­gal, fi­nan­cial and in­dus­trial col­lab­o­ra­tion pro­gramme plans.

Datuk Shahril Mokhtar

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