Building & Construction Authority

Local construction firms 'still playing second fiddle to foreign ones'

HALF of big public sector jobs go to foreign firms, and local contractors want to change that.

New platform launched to trial innovative built-environment solutions

THE Built Environment Living Lab Framework (BE LLF) was launched on Tuesday, with the aim of enabling firms to trial new, innovative technologies.

Built Environment Living Lab Framework to enable test-bedding of innovative solutions

THE Built Environment Living Lab Framework (BE LLF) has been launched to enable test-bedding of innovative solutions in urban spaces.

Firms not surprised by S$10b cut in forecast for construction demand

CONSTRUCTION firms say they are not surprised that the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has lowered its forecast for this year's projected construction demand by S$10 billion, given the...

BCA cuts 2020 forecast for projected construction demand by S$10b

THE Building and Construction Authority (BCA) on Thursday said it has reduced its forecast for this year's projected construction demand by S$10 billion from its earlier January forecast.

S$20m scheme to help Singapore built environment firms go digital

THE government is setting aside up to S$20 million to help firms in the built environment sector implement digital solutions to restart work safely amid the pandemic.

JTC tests devices to aid safe distancing at three worksites

TO facilitate the ease of meeting safe distancing measures put in place at construction sites as a result of Covid-19, JTC Corporation has been testing out various technologies that will help...

Construction firms tell of the delays and triumphs in managing workers

THE Building and Construction Authority (BCA) on Wednesday announced measures to hasten the restart of on-site construction work, in a bid to end the delays that construction companies have...

Construction sector unveils plan to modernise

THE construction industry aims to more than double the pool of professionals in digital technology, pre-fabrication and green-building capabilities from the current 32,000 to 80,000 by 2025.