Building design standards may be revised, says BCA

Building design rules could change, as the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) begins discussions with industry experts on whether rules on air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation in...

Over 5,400 suspended home renovation projects get nod for restart

More than 5,400 suspended home renovation projects received approval to resume works on Tuesday, said the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) yesterday.

Most construction firms able to arrange food for workers

Most construction firms have been able to get meals for their foreign workers two days into a sector-wide stay-home notice, but migrant worker groups continue to see cases of workers going hungry...

ABSD: Govt to take case-by-case approach for troubled projects

IN response to requests by the construction industry to consider extending the additional buyer's stamp duty (ABSD) timeline from five years to six, Minister of State for National Development and...

Getting locals to take on PMET jobs in construction

Local white-collar workers appear to be shying away from the construction sector, but new policies are in the offing to lure them back.

BuildTech showcases innovative tech for construction sector

CAN robots build cities? Increasingly so, it appears.

Small firms to get a shot at working on bigger projects

Smaller consultancy firms in the construction sector may soon find it easier to bid for larger projects.

Public works, en bloc projects to fuel 2018 building demand

THE BUILDING and Construction Authority (BCA) on Thursday projected that S$26 billion to S$31 billion in construction contracts could be awarded in 2018, up from the S$24.5 billion estimated to have...

More use of pre-fab, digital tech to boost building productivity

ANOTHER 59 design for manufacture and assembly (DFMA) projects could be tendered out by property developers and government agencies in 2018, Second Minister for National Development Desmond Lee said...

Harnessing prefab tech to save time, manpower

Two local construction firms saw technological advancement as an opportunity and not a threat.