Malakoff power plant unaffected despite fire at conveyor belt

RAM Ratings said Malakoff has demonstrated its financial support for Tanjung Bin Energy via six-monthly equity injections

KUALA LUMPUR: Malakoff Corporation Bhd's Tanjung Bin energy power plant was unaffected despite a fire had occurred on Monday morning which involved the conveyor belt carrying coal.

Malakoff said the fire occurred at 6am and it was an isolated incident. It did not affect the 1,000MW power plant itself.

“The Fire and Rescue Department was deployed on scene and the fire was contained within one hour,” it said in a statement.

Malakoff said the situation is under control and all relevant authorities have been informed and an investigation was  on going.

“The incident is not expected to affect the operations of TBE as it is currently undergoing a scheduled outage from March 31, 2019 to June 9, 2019.

“The fire incident did not affect the operations of the adjacent 2,100MW Tanjung Bin Power Plant,” it said.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan


Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan


Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Business News

Ancom Nylex to acquire environment solutions firm in RM120mil deal
Oil rises in early Asian trading, Middle East tensions remain in focus
FBM KLCI seen rebounding for a fifth consecutive day
Trading ideas: Nestle, Axis REIT, ITMAX, Kelington, Sapura Energy, AirAsia, Unitrade, Avaland, Powerwell, Iris, Paragon Globe
Wall St stocks end higher with major corporate earnings in view
CNH picks Iveco Group’s Marx as new CEO
Blackstone makes new offer to buy Hipgnosis
Factors influencing Vietnam’s FMCG trade
Ecoceres’ local unit forecast to start in 2H25
Conference on how AI will elevate marketing

Others Also Read