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  • Malaysia, Sabah : A day of mourning for victims of the quake

    KOTA KINABALU: It was a day of mourning for the victims of the earthquake at Mount Kinabalu, the worst natural disaster at the World Heritage Site. Across Sabah yesterday, flags flew at half-mast as families buried their loved ones and others waited to identify the dead at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital mortuary. The outpouring of

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  • 5 benefits of GGBS & Fly Ash in the concrete

    There are many benefits to use GGBS or Fly Ash, the more significant are: IMPROVED & RETAINED WORKABILITY – for placing, ease of compaction & finishing – for coping with transport and site delays LOWER HEAT OF HYDRATION – for reduced risk of thermal cracking and long-term strength development LONG-TERM STRENGTH GAIN – for long-term

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  • Malaysia: 1MDB repays RM3.6 billion loan

    Posted: 8 JUNE 2015 @ 7:28 PM KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has repaid a US$975 million (RM3.6 billion) loan to a syndicate of international banks, in line with the rationalisation plan approved by cabinet. In a statement today, 1MDB’s president/group executive director, Arul Kanda Kandasamy, said the repayment reflected the company’s commitment to reduce

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  • Penang Integrated Transport Masterplan

    Penang traffic management exco Chow Kon Yeow announced the state government had received proposals from six bidders to be project delivery partners (PDP) of the master plan. Total RM27 billion Project expected begin from Share us on:

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  • KL-Klang elevated dedicated bus lane (BRT)

    PETALING JAYA: Sunway Construction Bhd, the builder of the country’s first elevated dedicated bus lane in Bandar Sunway, is a strong contender to bid for the expansion of the project, analysts said. This should fire up interest in the company, which is said to be planning to sell its shares to the public as early

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  • LRT 3 Bandar Utama – Klang rail project

    A total of 25 stations are planned, with proposed sub-two kilometer distances between them. There will be one underground station in the line, with the other 24 being elevated stations, and of the total, Share us on:

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  • What is Fly Ash?

    Fly Ash is the fine residue produced when hard or bituminous coal is burnt in power station furnace. The minerals in the coal fuse to form fine and glassy particles which contains constituents that can be used as Share us on:

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  • What is GGBS?

    Ground Granulated Blastfurnace Slag (GGBS) is a by-product from the blast-furnaces used to make iron. These operate at a temperature of about 1,500 degrees centigrade and are fed with a carefully controlled mixture of iron-ore, coke and limestone. The iron ore is reduced to iron and the remaining materials form a slag that floats Share

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  • Malaysia: Sabah quake: Don’t belittle our rescuers’ efforts, says Masidi

    KUNDASANG: The efforts of Sabah’s search and rescue personnel should not be criticised, said Datuk Masidi Manjun (pic). “Please don’t belittle our efforts,” said the Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister to critics of the search and rescue operations following the earthquake that struck Mount Kinabalu Friday. “It is easy to complain but we need to

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