The Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Project has won the Best Project Award during the Malaysia Construction Industry Excellence Award (MCIEA) 2019 for its Sungai Buloh Depot.
The MRT Maintenance Depot in Sungai Buloh (Package DPT1), the biggest depot in Southeast Asia, topped the ‘Best Project Award – Infrastructure (Major Category)’, which was the category for projects valued at more than RM100 Million.
The award was presented to Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) as the Project Owner, Trans Resource Corporation Sdn Bhd (TRC) as the Work Package Contractor, MMC Gamuda KVMRT (PDP SSP) Sdn Bhd as the Civil and Structure Contractor, Perunding Alam Bina Sdn Bhd as the Architect, Aecom Perunding Sdn Bhd as the Mechanical and Engineering Consultant, and KPK Quantity Surveyor (Semenanjung) Sdn Bhd as the Quantity Surveyor of the Sungai Buloh Depot during the MCEIA 2019 Ceremony at the W Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 4 October 2019.
Receiving the award were MRT Corp Chief Executive Officer Encik Abdul Yazid Kassim, TRC Acting Chief Executive Officer Puan Siti Sarlina Abdul Rahman, MMC Gamuda KVMRT (PDP SSP) Sdn Bhd Head of Approvals Management Department Encik Mohd Shaari, Perunding Alam Bina Sdn Bhd Director Mr Choong Wooi Cheng, Aecom Perunding Sdn Bhd Technical Director Ms Norhayati Hassan and KPK Quantity Surveyor (Semenanjung) Sdn Bhd Managing Director Encik Abdul Aziz Mohd Khalil.
The award recognised the construction of the Sungai Buloh Depot as having demonstrated overall excellence in project implementation, which included safety and health practices, benefit to the society and nation, consideration on maintenance and asset and facility management and workmanship and quality of construction works.
The MCIEA is organised by Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) with the objectives to recognise individual or/and organisations who have contributed and demonstrated excellence in enhancing image, performance and improvement of the construction industry, to provide a platform for healthy competition amongst industry players in the quest for excellence by showcasing best practices in project implementation and strengthening the construction industry players, both domestically and internationally.