Bakun Hydroelectric Project

Sinohydro wins contracts in Malaysia and Kuwait

Sinohydro, China's biggest dam builder, has won a US$388 million contract to build university campuses in Kuwait and a 9 billion yuan (HK$11 billion) land reclamation project in Malaysia, the Shanghai-listed firm announced yesterday.

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012, 12:00am

Sinohydro denies dam unsafe

Sinohydro, China's biggest dam builder, has rejected accusations it used unsafe construction methods to build Malaysia's Bakun dam, but acknowledges its construction processes did not fully adhere to correct procedures.

20 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Evicted tribes return to Bakun Dam site

Indigenous people who refused to abandon their ancestral land to make way for the controversial Bakun Dam hydroelectric project have been joined by other tribal groups unhappy with conditions in the Sarawak State Government's resettlement area.

6 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Ekran shares resume business

Ekran shares will resume trading on the Malaysian stock exchange today, the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange said yesterday. Shares of the construction and timber company were last traded on March 30 at M$1.18. On Wednesday, Ekran said it planned to restructure its businesses, which would usher in a new investor.

17 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

India and China to be focus of works

Bankers are expected to concentrate on infrastructure projects in the mainland and India, as other Asian governments abandon developments following regional currency and stock market turmoil, project financiers say.

Plans had been put on hold by governments as part of moves to reassure investors of government willingness to cut current account deficits, they said.

19 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Currency turmoil likely to slow growth by up to 15pc

The Asian countries worst-hit by the regional currency tur moil could see their growth rates fall as much as 15 per cent over the next few years due to falling foreign investment, a regional analyst says.

17 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Group wins dam deal

KUALA LUMPUR: A multi-national group has clinched the M$15 billion (about HK$46 billion) contract for the main package of the giant Bakun dam project in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, a news report says.

The group comprises 120 companies from Brazil, France, Italy, Japan, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, South Korea and Sweden, according to Ekran, main contractor for the dam.

9 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Sime Darby lifts profit to $2.73b

SIME Darby has announced preliminary pre-tax profits of M$903.7 million (about HK$2.73 billion) for the year ended June 30, an increase of 7.5 per cent over the $840.8 million recorded the previous year.

Southeast Asia's largest diversified conglomerate saw earnings per share increase to 28.7 sen per share compared to 25.7 sen the previous year.

5 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

European firms get dam jobs

IMPREGILO of Italy, Zueblin of Germany and Dumez SA of France were awarded contracts worth 7.3 billion yuan (about HK$6.4 billion) for a dam project on the Yellow River, Xinhua (the New China News Agency) has reported.

It said three contracts for the Xiaolangdi water control project were signed on Saturday.

18 Jul 1994 - 12:00am