ConstructionPlusAsia News: Most workplace fatalities in 1H 2018 from construction sector

There were 20 workplace fatalities in the first half of 2018, stemming mainly from construction, manufacturing and commercial diving sector, said Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad in Parliament on 6 August 2018.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Construction services and building materials exempted from SST

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced on 12 August 2018 that construction materials and services will be exempted from the Sales and Service Tax (SST).

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25–28 October 2018: Eco Expo Asia 2018

Fair Dates : 25 – 28 October 2018
Venue : AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong
Organisers : Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Co-organiser : Environment Bureau, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

With over a decade of solid experience, Eco Expo Asia is a prominent trading platform for environmentally conscious businesses in Asia. Co-organised by the Environment Bureau, the event receives strong support from Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, international government authorities and industry associations. It provides B2G and B2B opportunities for exhibitors to expand their market reach and showcase cutting-edge environmental protection technologies, solutions and products. Last year, the show welcomed a record-breaking 335 exhibitors and received 14,029 visitors from 102 countries and regions.

Highlighted product categories:

  • Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency
  • Green Transportation
  • Waste Management and Recycling
  • Water Treatment and Quality Management

Target Buyers:

  • Government policy makers, urban planners and related NGOs
  • Manufacturers, designers, engineers looking for eco-friendly solutions to their production process and products
  • Chain stores, retailers, courier companies looking for eco-friendly packaging materials
  • Land developers looking for ecological landscape and construction designs
  • Consulting Engineers, architects and surveyors
  • Cleaning companies and management companies
  • Corporate executives

For more information, please contact:
Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

Ms Dominique Kwan/ Ms Jenny Leung
Phone: +852 2238 9903/ 2238 9929

ConstructionPlusAsia News: Hatten Land unveils plans for Melaka’s largest water theme park

Hatten Land Limited (Hatten Land), together with leading resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation and the world’s leading designer and installer of water slides, Polin Waterparks, unveiled today plans to build a RM200 million water theme park, the largest in Melaka.

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19-21 September 2018: Elenex Indonesia 2018

Introducing a sustainable, electric, buidling systems & automation and energy efficiency event for the built environment. Elenex Indonesia & Building Systems Automation Indonesia will be held on 19 – 21 September 2018 at JIEXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta. Pamerindo Indonesia launches Elenex Indonesia in conjunction with Building Systems &  Automation Indonesia, thus covering end-to-end capabilities from design, construction and energy for private, commercial, industrial and environmental-related projects. Co-located with Concrete Show and Construction Indonesia will present the latest on construction technology, systems integration, engineering and electrical services, green buildings.

Exhibitor profile for Elenex Indonesia:
Alternative power sources, cabinets & enclosures, compressors, conductors, connectors, control systems, electrical distribution & transmission, power supply, cabling, genarators, etc.

Exhibitor profile for Building Systems & Automation Indonesia:
Building Controls & Systems, Energy efficiency, elevators & escalators, IoT & IT Solutions, LED lighting, Lighting protection, REVAC, security systems, smart buidling & automation, etc.

Visitor profile includes senior manufacturers from the following industry sectors: Architects, Building & Civil Engineers, Builiding Maintenance Professionals, Building Owners & Management, Consultants, Electrical Contractors, Electrical Utilities, Electrical Equipment Manufacturers, Facilities Management Professionals, Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Property Developers, REVAC ProfessionalsTransmission Companies, Small Scale Energy Producers, etc.

For more details information please visit our website at and .


19-21 September 2018: Concrete Show South East Asia 2018

CONCRETE SHOW SOUTH EAST ASIA is a must-attend event for the whole concrete and construction industry trends, technologies, demonstration, and more! We provides a forum for industry players to exchange information and insight that will improve the quality and capability of construction projects and drive further advances in the industry.

MEET THE RIGHT PEOPLE including the professional industry and the senior decision makers in the region you can speak to about your products and servi119ces. When times are tough, the Concrete Show South East Asia works harder for your marketing budget than any other media!

For more information about exhibiting and sponsorship, please contact:

Niekke Budiman
Senior Event Manager
+62 21 2525 320

Septi Maulana
Senior Project Executive
+62 21 2525 320

For other marketing enquiries, please contact:

Abdi Fajrin
Assistant Marketing Manager
+62 21 2525 320


ConstructionPlusAsia News: Kite Studio Architecture emerged winner of open call to Design Archifest 2018 Pavilion

The 12th edition of Singapore’s annual festival celebrating architecture and the built environment, Archifest 2018, has announced that Kite Studio Architecture will be presenting the winning design for the festival’s highly anticipated Pavilion taking place from 28 September to 10 October.

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ConstructionPlusAsia News: Shape the World Conference 2018

Business leaders, policy makers and developers across various disciplines in urban development congregated at Shape the World Conference this year, which was held at the National Design Centre on July 6, to discuss opportunities and strategies for enabling sustainable smart cities and urban transformation in ASEAN. The conference was jointly organised by CPG Consultants, a subsidiary of CPG Corporation, and Consulus; and supported by the DesignSingapore Council.

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21 September 2018: The Chartered Institute of Building (Hong Kong) Conference 2018

Date : 21 September 2018
Time : 14:00 – 17:00
Venue : The Grand Ballroom, New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel

The Chartered Institute of Building (Hong Kong) (“CIOB (HK)”) will host a half day Conference on 21 September 2018 with the theme “Smart Construction • Collaborate Excellenceat the New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel. The smart construction will drive a step change in how we build and how our built environment operates. In the near future, the construction industry should be “smart” meaning it is an industry that is cost efficient, innovative and technologically advanced, with smarter design, requiring shorter production time, less materials, reducing carbon as well as less labour for construction.

  • The objectives of this Conference are to promote the importance of smart construction in the Construction Industry and to inspire more collaborative working among the parties concerned in the Construction Industry with a view to promote excellence in the built environment. The conference is also a meaningful platform for professionals and practitioners in the built environment to exchange their views and insight on the relevant issues to advance the development of the Construction Industry.

CIOB (HK) office
Ms Phoebe Hung / Ms April Yip
Tel: +852 2543 6369 / Email:

Harnessing Smart Construction Technologies In Indonesia

The construction industry is often seen as a laggard in adopting new technologies and innovations, even as other industries continue to progress and enter the Industry 4.0 era.

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