Issues regarding the Malaysian construction industry

Hasan, Hamzah (2008) Issues regarding the Malaysian construction industry. In: 2nd International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries., 3rd- 4th December 2008, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang.

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    Abstract

    Issues affecting the Malaysian construction industry are not only multifarious but also complex. To remain focus this paper will discuss issues pertaining to the construction industry in the context of its development, the raison d’etre of the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) when established by parliamentary statute in 1994. CIDB began operations in earnest beginning 1996. The need to establish a statutory body to manage development of the construction industry was mooted in the wake of numerous accidents and quality deficiencies in the construction industry, amongst which included the infamous collapse of the Highland Towers, the landslide at Gua Tempurung, and the many grouses voiced by a large segment of dissatisfied final-purchasers of the construction industry product.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 14:55
    Last Modified: 31 May 2017 14:55
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/34781

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