Byline: Sharen Kaur
SEVERAL companies made presentations to the National Key Economic Area (NKEA) lab about three months ago on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed train project, industry sources say.
Among them were YTL Corp Bhd and Hartasuma Sdn Bhd, which was said to be partnering a Chinese state-owned firm.
Hartasuma, a Class "A" Bumiputera contractor, is a member of Ara Group, founded by Datuk Aisamar Kadil Mydin Syed Marikiah and Tan Sri Ravindran Menon, director and executive director of Subang SkyPark Sdn Bhd respectively.
Its track record includes repair and overhaul of passenger coaches for KTM Bhd and civil works (Kuala Kubu …