Zelan eyes projects in Pengerang to boost order book

KUALA LUMPUR: Construction outfit Zelan Bhd , with an order book of RM1.1bil, is bidding for some of  the Pengerang projects which are up for tender in Johor.

Its managing director Adnan Mohammad confirmed on Thursday Zelan was bidding for some of the projects but did not want to disclose the details.

He said Zelan has stepped up its efforts to turn around the group and intends to secure more local construction jobs. The present order book will last till the first half of 2017.

"We are optimistic about securing more engineering projects in the country this year. The key issue is still turning around the company and our shareholders are looking for returns.

"Our response to them is to build Zelan's strength, putting it on firmer financial footing," Adnan told reporters after the AGM.