MBAM EFFORT IN DEALING WITH COVID-19
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, at Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM), we are very well aware of all the concerns and worries by our members especially in the construction industry and we have been working diligently to provide members with more information related to the construction industry. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, MBAM is monitoring the situation closely. We thank you for your support and patience as we work together to bring you the latest update regarding the Malaysian construction industry. We advise members to follow the latest developments related to COVID-19 and adhere to the guidance of government and public health officials from time to time.
Circulars by MBAM
7 April 2020 – Urgent Feedback Request from MBAM Members on What Actions or Measures the Construction Industry Need To Take After the Movement Control Order (MCO) Is Lifted To Ensure Sustainability and Growth
29 April 2020 – COVID-19 Test – Special Offer Package For MBAM Members
8 May 2020 – Urgent Feedback On Issues Affecting Issuance Of Certificate Of Completion And Compliance (CCC) Due To Movement Control Order And Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) And The Proposed Recommendations To Resolve The Issues
1 September 2020 – Employees Minimum Standards Of Housing, Accommodations And Amenities (Accommodation And Centralized Accommodation) Regulations 2020 – (Employees Minimum Standards Of Housing, Accommodations And Amenities Act 1990)
MBAM members are encouraged to adhere to the directives made by the Government. For more information and latest updates, members can refer to National Security Council’s website at https://www.mkn.gov.my/web/ms/soalan-lazim-faq-mengenai-perintah-kawalan-pergerakan/
Please also find below some useful links for your reference:
- National Security Council – mkn.gov.my
- Ministry of Health – moh.gov.my
- Ministry of Works – kkr.gov.my
- Ministry of Human Resources – mohr.gov.my
- Ministry of Transport – mot.gov.my
- Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia – dosh.com.my
- Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia – cidb.gov.my
Bank Negara Malaysia also announced a number of regulatory and supervisory measures in support of efforts by banking institutions to assist individuals, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and corporations to manage the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. Members can refer to www.bnm.gov.my for more information.
MBAM Donation to fight against COVID-19
As part of MBAM’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative for the year 2020, MBAM has contributed RM100,000 worth of medical gowns, face shields and masks to Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) for COVID-19 namely the Kepong District Health Centre and Hospital Ampang in a handover ceremony on 30 April 2020. MBAM’s hearts and thoughts go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and government who are on the front lines working to contain this coronavirus.
We would like to thank all the contributors listed in the attached appendix for your generous donation and kind support.
MBAM Donation for COVID-19 handover ceremony at Kepong District Health Centre
MBAM Donation for COVID-19 handover ceremony at Hospital Ampang
Present at the handover ceremony were from left: Executive Director, Ms Loh Mei Ling; Treasurer-General, Mr Kenneth Liew; Deputy President, Tan Sri Sufri Hj. Mohd Zin; President, Mr Foo Chek Lee; and Senior PR Executive Chew Chee Yan (not in photo).
Press Statement by MBAM
6 May 2020 – Joint Media Statement by MBAM and REHDA Malaysia: Government to Bear Cost of COVID-19 Testing for the Construction Industry and the Urgency for a COVID-19 (Temporary Measures Bill) to Protect the Nation
MBAM News Coverage (related to COVID-19)