PNB faces potential delay amid KL118 setback

http://www.theedgemarkets.com/ This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on September 13, 2016. KUALA LUMPUR: Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) is facing a setback in the ongoing construction of what would be the tallest building in Southeast Asia, which raises the spectre of possible delay in completion, sources say. Three sources familiar with the issue Read more about PNB faces potential delay amid KL118 setback[…]

Turner International Celebrates Launch of Malaysia’s KL118

http://www.prweb.com/ Turner International celebrates the public project launch of a 118-story Kuala Lumpur landmark and the heart of the mixed-use Warisan Merdeka development. NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) APRIL 21, 2016 Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce the public launch of Malaysia’s tallest tower, the signature structure of the mixed-use development known as Warisan Read more about Turner International Celebrates Launch of Malaysia’s KL118[…]

WCT bags RM133.9m contract from MRT Corp

WCT Holdings Bhd has been awarded a RM133.9 million contract from Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) to redevelop the police quarters in Gombak. The scope of works include demolishing the existing quarters, building a block of 20-storey new quarters comprising 300 units, external infrastructure works and interior works to be completed in Read more about WCT bags RM133.9m contract from MRT Corp[…]

KL118 will be a national icon – PM

http://english.astroawani.com/ KUALA LUMPUR: The first phase of the Warisan Merdeka project, expected to be completed in 2020, will become a national icon and a manifestation of Malaysia’s success as a developing high-income nation, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He said Warisan Merdeka was a strategic property development project, located in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Read more about KL118 will be a national icon – PM[…]

Malaysia to get new iconic landmark KL118

http://news.asiaone.com/ PETALING JAYA – There will be a new iconic landmark in Malaysia with the launch of Warisan Merdeka by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The mega-tower mixed development project, to be undertaken by Permodalan Nasional Berhad on a 19-acre land, is expected to be fully completed in 2024. The 118-storey tower and Read more about Malaysia to get new iconic landmark KL118[…]

Najib launches KL118 Project

http://www.thestar.com.my/ PETALING JAYA: An iconic new Malaysian landmark is on the horizon with the launch of Warisan Merdeka by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The mega-tower mixed development project will be undertaken by Permodalan Nasional Berhad on a 19-acre piece of land and is expected to be completed by 2024. An 118-storey tower Read more about Najib launches KL118 Project[…]

The ‘super-tall’ age is here: World welcomes 100th mammoth skyscraper

By Thomas Page, for CNN (CNN) It started in Manhattan, 1930: the Chrysler Building, nudging over 300 meters (984 feet), became the world’s first supertall skyscraper. A new benchmark for aerial architecture had been set, and over the course of the next 80 years, 49 more were added to the list. Now, remarkably, that number has Read more about The ‘super-tall’ age is here: World welcomes 100th mammoth skyscraper[…]

Samsung to help build KL118 worth RM3.4b, PNB confirms

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/ KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 ― South Korea’s Samsung C&T Corp will partner local firm UEM Group Bhd to build a RM3.4 billion tower, touted will be Malaysia’s tallest building when complete in 2019, Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has confirmed. The planned 118-storey tower in the area of the historic Stadium Merdeka and Stadium Negara Read more about Samsung to help build KL118 worth RM3.4b, PNB confirms[…]