MAKMAL KERJA RAYA MALAYSIA (MKRM) is a full scale heavy structural engineering laboratory which is accredited by Standards Malaysia under MS ISO/IEC 17025:2005 in 2012. The construction begun in 2008 and the installation of machines and equipments were completed in October, 2009.MKRM is managed by Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), the research and development (R&D) arm of Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia (CIDB).
MKRM is fully equipped with the state of the art testing facilities and equipments to support the R&D works related to Industrialised Building Systems (IBS) component and building materials. MKRM shall at the same time provide facilities for the first full scale structural component testing in Malaysia. In addition to being a research testing laboratory, it can be accredited and thus, help serve the construction industry by providing calibration and specialised testing services. Indirectly these services will bring revenue to the organisation.
♣ To support CREAM function as a research institute
♣ To provide testing facilities & services
- Full scale structural test
- Construction material test
♣ To support CIDB programs
- Technical Opinion (TO)
- Certificate of Approval (COA)
♣ To spur R&D works related to construction, IBS component and construction material
Makmal Kerja Raya Malaysia (MKRM) of CREAM are committed to serve the construction industry by providing testing services to conform customer and regulatory requirements
MS ISO 9001 : 2008 (JULY 2011)
MS ISO/IEC 17025:2005 (AUGUST 2012)
Realizing the importance of having a laboratory with capabilities to perform large scale structural component, the Ministry of Works and its subsidiary, the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia initiated the establishment of MKRM to complement their effort in promoting the use of IBS component which has been proven in terms of performance and quality by adequate laboratory verification and test works.
Construction of MKRM commences in mid-2008 and the building is completed in March 2009. The installation and commissioning of laboratory equipments soon followed and MKRM is fully operational in January 2010.