More MRT jobs awarded

KUALA LUMPUR: Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) has awarded three more systems work packages with a total value of RM107.3mil, following its meeting with the One Stop Procurement Committee (OSPC),

A joint venture between A.F.S. Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd and ST Electronics Ltd was awarded a contract, valued at RM23.24mil, for the supply of facility SCADA for the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line. SCADA is used to monitor and control industrial processes.

MRT Corp also awarded a RM41.04mil contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the electronic access control system for the project to a consortium comprising Apex Communication Sdn Bhd and Johnson Controls (M) Sdn Bhd.

It also awarded the work package for the supply of the building management system for the Sungai Buloh-Kajang line to Metronic Engineering Sdn Bhd. The contract was valued at RM43.04mil.

All the companies had earlier pre-qualified to tender for the respective systems work packages.

All the three contracts were for a duration of 82 months.

The contracts were the first successful tenders for A.F.S. Engineering, ST Electronics and Metronic. Apex Communication has won three previous contracts for this project.

In August, it secured the S7 package for the construction of Balakong and Taman Koperasi stations worth RM104.7mil.

Earlier this month, it secured the S8 package, to build the Saujana Impian, Bandar Kajang and Kajang stations for RM251.7mil.

The company, in a consortium with LG CNS, had also won the telecommunications work package for RM319.9mil.

MRT Corp CEO Datuk Azhar Abdul Hamid congratulated the companies on their success.

“These companies had the best evaluated tenders. They have demonstrated their capabilities and experience and will ensure that the MRT line gets the best quality at the best price,” said Azhar in statement yesterday.

With the awards, which are subject to the signing of letter of award by all parties, 53 of the 85 work packages have now been awarded, at a total value of RM19.8bil.

The balance 32 packages are expected to be awarded by the end of the year.

The OSPC meeting was held on Oct 25 and was chaired by the secretary-general of the Treasury Datuk Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Siregar Abdullah.

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