CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Essential projects restart but most construction work to resume gradually

After an eight-week break, workers from a few essential infrastructure projects led by building solutions group ISOTeam will be returning to their work sites today.

Stay-home notice for construction sector extended till May 18

THE stay-home notice (SHN) period for work permit holders and S Pass holders in the construction industry has been extended from May 4 to May 18.

Relief measures reprieve for builders, but month-long shutdown a dampener

AS the circuit breaker measures kick in, the engineering and construction industry is likely to be hard hit, even as the government rolls out new relief measures to cushion some of the impact.

Ripple effect felt by Singapore's building sector

The coronavirus crisis has left Mr Andy Lim in limbo, wondering if he should go ahead to commit to several commercial projects that have been in discussions for the past few months.

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.

NTU’s 3D-printing robot makes bathrooms nearly twice as fast and cheap

SINGAPORE - Bathrooms for housing units could one day be built more quickly and cheaply using 3D printing.

Construction looks to turn corner with slower 4.6% Q2 decline

THE tide may be turning for the ailing construction sector, which has been a persistent drag on growth, a government economist has said.

Training with VR tech raises workers' game

Instead of driving around in the heat, stock taker Htet Win gets extra practice driving a forklift truck with the help of virtual reality (VR).

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.

74 construction firms penalised for water pollution in 2017

A total of 74 construction contractors were punished for discharging silty water into waterways and for providing inadequate earth control measures this year, national water agency PUB said in a...

Construction company fined $322,000 for mosquito breeding, rat infestation and noise offences

SINGAPORE - A construction company has been fined $322,000 for mosquito breeding, rat infestation and construction noise offences.