ConstructionPlusAsia News: Pan Borneo Highway project is 49 per cent complete

Kuala Lumpur, 12 April 2021 – Senior Minister of Works, YB Dato’ Sri Haji Fadillah Haji Yusof, recently reviewed the progress of two projects in Sabah: Pan Borneo Highway Bongawan-Papar Work Packages (WP04) and the administration building block, multipurpose hall and auditorium at IPG Gaya Campus (Phase 2).

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Construction safety: The pandemic’s impact

The International Labour Organisation reported that every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease worldwide. Every 15 seconds, 153 workers have a work-related accident.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Minister of Works submitted tenders worth RM528 million to boost the economy.

Kuala Lumpur, 24 March 2021 – Senior Minister of Works, YB Dato’ Sri Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof, submitted the Surat Agreed Tender (SST) of seven projects worth RM528 million under the Ministry of Works’ (KKR) plans to boost the economy.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Singapore-Malaysia joint venture’s renewable energy provision is set to begin as early as end-2021

Singapore, 3 March 2021 – Sunseap Group and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) stated yesterday that they are intending to form a joint venture (JV) to participate in the trial by Singapore to import electricity from Malaysia.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: JTC launches a site at Woodland Industrial Park under IGLS Programme

Singapore, 25 February 2021 – JTC Corporation (JTC) has launched a site at the Woodlands Industrial Park yesterday under the first half of the 2021 Industrial Government Land Sales (IGLS) Programme. Details of the site and location plan are as follows:

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12 March 2021: HKIS Building Surveyor Awards 2021

HKIS Building Surveyor Awards 2021
Theme: Community.We Care
Nomination Deadline: 23:59 on 12 March 2021 (Friday)
Building Surveyor Awards 2021 (BSA 2021) is organised by Building Surveying Division of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS – BSD) to enhance public recognition to preeminent projects in terms of design, innovation, management, sustainability and achievement with substantial contributions by Building Surveyors. The theme for BSA 2021 is “Community.We Care”.
Building Surveyor Awards 2021 (BSA 2021) is introduced by HKIS – BSD with the following objectives:
  • To provide recognition to preeminent projects with substantial contribution by Building Surveyors in the public and private sectors
  • To commend the contribution of Building Surveyors
  • To promote the expertise of Building Surveyors to the public
  • To acclaim distinguished practices of Building Surveying
In view of the ongoing implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the deadline for nomination and required document submission is now extended to 23:59 on 12 March 2021 (Friday). For more information about the nomination process, assessment criteria and submission requirements, please visit our website
Secretariat Office of BSA 2021
Ms Christina CHAN
Tel: +852 3421 1463


ConstructionPlusAsia News: New certification scheme to recognise engineering technologists and technicians in Singapore

Singapore, 29 January 2021 – As part of its efforts to uplift professional recognition of engineering technicians and technologists, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) has unveiled the Chartered Engineering Technologist (CETg) and Technician (CETn) Certification Scheme, and recognised the first batch of chartered technologists and technicians under the scheme.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Contractors will be penalised if CIDB’s SOPs are not followed

Kuala Lumpur, 4 January 2021 – The Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) urges construction industry players to comply with the current standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the National Security Council (MKN) to prevent the spread of COVID-19 cases on construction sites due to the increased rate of transmission on construction sites nationwide, particularly in Klang Valley.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Transforming George Town and Butterworth’s waterfronts into a new economic zone

Kuala Lumpur 14 December 2020 – The Penang State Government announced that 36 finalists have been selected in the Penang Bay International Ideas Competition.

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SEEDS Capital launches call-for-partnership to catalyse investments into urban solutions and long-term sustainability

Singapore 8 December 2020 – SEEDS Capital, the investment arm of Enterprise Singapore, is launching a call-for-partnership (CFP) for new private sector partners to co-invest in Singapore-based start-ups under the start-up SG equity scheme 1.

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