Ecobuild Southeast Asia – heavy lifting in the construction industry

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The Ecobuild Southeast Asia conference and exhibition that took place at the end of March at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre & CIDB IBS Centre, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The trade exhibition and conference coincided with the 18th edition of the International Construction Week, Greenbuild ASEAN, Ecolight ASEAN, Construction Showcase, Malaysia IBS International Exhibition (MIIE), and Construction Career Fair.Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2This mega fair for the ASEAN construction industry attracted more than 150,000 visitors who were interested to learn about sustainable design, construction, and energy and building environments. Enthusiasts of raw materials, heavy machinery, construction tools certainly got their fair share of information.Ecobuild Southeast Asia 1The annual event organized by UBM Malaysia for the fifth time responded to the continued trend of construction in the Malaysian market. In 2018, it is expected that this booming sector will grow by 9%, mostly due to mega projects. The positive growth is also attributed to new affordable housing initiatives, growing energy demands (the construction of power plants), and the transformation in the manufacturing sector towards more diverse and high-value production.Ecobuild Southeast Asia malaysia-2289402_640Under the theme ‘Achieving peak productivity through technology and innovation’, the Ecobuild conference addressed public and private sector participants who are the makers and shakers in the infrastructure arena in Malaysia. It gave them a chance to network and build relationships with existing and new business partners, showcase expertise, learn about trends and innovations in the industry.Ecobuild Southeast Asia 3The high-quality, professional speakers at the symposiums and presentations shared their insights about the challenges and possible solutions in the area of sustainable construction and more. The Malaysian overall infrastructure development is exciting. The speed and sentiment were clearly picked up at the conference where a positive and enthusiastic atmosphere ensued.
Ecobuild Southeast Asia kuala-lumpur-1820944_640The next Ecobuild Southeast Asia is planned in conjunction with International Construction Week for 19 to 21 March 2019 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre.

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