MRT CORP AWARDS THREE MORE SYSTEMS CONTRACTS

Kuala Lumpur, 29 October 2012: Following the meeting of its One Stop Procurement Committee (OSPC), Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) would like to announce than three more systems work packages have been awarded with a total value of RM107.3 million.
The OSPC meeting was held on 25 October 2012 and was chaired by the Secretary General of the Treasury, Dato’ Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Siregar Bin Abdullah.
A joint venture between A.F.S. Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd and ST Electronics Ltd was awarded the contract for the supply of facility SCADA for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line. The contract price is RM23.24 million. SCADA is used to monitor and control industrial processes.
MRT Corp also awarded the contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of the electronic access control system for the project today to a consortium comprising Apex Communication Sdn Bhd and Johnson Controls (M) Sdn Bhd. The contract price is RM41.04 million.

Meanwhile, the work package for the supply of the building management system for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang line was awarded to Metronic Engineering Sdn Bhd. The contract is valued at RM43.04 million.

All the companies had earlier pre-qualified to tender for the respective systems work packages. All three contracts are 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 had secured the S7 package which was for the construction of Balakong and Taman Koperasi stations worth RM104.7
million. Earlier this month, Apex Communication secured the S8 package, to build the Saujana Impian, Bandar Kajang and Kajang stations at a value of RM251.7 million. The company, in a consortium with LG CNS, had also won the telecommunications work package for the project valued at RM319.9 million.

MRT Corp CEO Dato’ 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 the MRT line gets the best quality at the best price,” says Dato’ Azhar.With the awards, which are subject to the signing of Letter of Award by all parties, 53 of the 85 works packages have now been awarded, with a total value of RM19.8 billion. The balance 32 packages are expected to be awarded by the end of the year.

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