SIME DARBY EXPECTS ORDER BOOK TO REMAIN HEALTHY MOVING FORWARD (SCREEN)

ZARUL EFFENDI RAZALI

SHAH ALAM, Feb 26 -- Sime Darby Bhd's order book moving forward is expected to be driven largely by its businesses in Australia, which include the mining and construction sectors.

Group chief executive officer Datuk Jeffri Salim Davidson said growth in the mining industry in the Asia-Pacific region is propelling demand for both mining equipment replacement cycles and expansion.