Pestech bags RM399m contract from Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay

by TMR

Pestech International Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Pestech Technology Sdn Bhd, has been appointed by Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd – under SIPP-YTL joint venture – as the sub-contractor for the turnkey engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance works relating to the electrification system for the electrified double track from Gemas to Johor Bahru at a fixed sub-contract price of RM399 million.

The establishment of electrified double track from Gemas to Johor Bahru is the final stretch of West Coast KTMB line to be double-tracked and electrified.

The entire project involves the construction of 197km of double tracks, stations, electric trains, depots, land viaduct, bridges, and electrification, signalling and communication systems.

The project is expected to be completed on Apr 1, 2021, Pestech noted in an exchange filing yesterday.