construction

Paint startup gush raises S$4.7m pre-Series A funding for R&D, expansion

SINGAPORE-BASED advanced-materials startup gush has raised close to S$4.7 million in a pre-Series A round to deepen its research and development (R&D) efforts and speed up its expansion in...

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.

Singapore GDP contraction slows to 7% in Q3, propped up by manufacturing

SINGAPORE'S third-quarter economic growth staged a rebound from the deep contraction seen during its "circuit-breaker" period but has continued to stay in negative territory, according to advance...

Relief period extended for parties unable to fulfil contracts due to Covid-19

THE relief periods under Part 2 of Singapore's Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) Act will be extended by one to five months, depending on the category of the contract.

Government relief measures for developers hit by construction disruptions

ELIGIBLE property developers hit by disruptions to construction timelines due to Covid-19 can take up a set of additional temporary relief measures with immediate effect, the government said on...

Q3 prompt payments hit new low: credit bureau

PROMPT payments fell to a new low in the third quarter of 2020, and accounted for less than two-fifths of total payment transactions, the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) said on Tuesday...

Prompt payments hit new low in Q3: Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau

PROMPT payments declined to a new low in the third quarter of 2020 and accounted for less than two-fifths of total payment transactions, the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) said on...

A new era for construction services

OVER the last 16 years, QXY Resources has made a name for itself for giving existing buildings a face-lift.

Singapore's Covid-19 relief framework changes take effect, with more powers for assessors

CHANGES to Singapore's Covid-19 temporary relief framework came into force on Wednesday, including greater powers for government-appointed assessors of rental disputes, and a mechanism for paries to...

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.

CSC Holdings' patented construction site solutions trim costs, raise productivity

MAINBOARD-LISTED groundworks engineering firm CSC Holdings has lowered costs and boosted productivity with two patented solutions: a mobile site reporting (MSR) system, and a reinforced concrete (RC...