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Four new MRT stations to begin operations on June 18

The Land Transport Authority announced that the Tuas West Extension comprising four above-ground stations will be starting its operations starting June 18. The four stations – Gul Circle, Tuas Crescent, Tuas West Road and Tuas Link


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SP Setia buys prime land in Singapore

SP Setia Bhd, which is turning into Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) regional property powerhouse, has won a highly-competitive bid to develop a prime piece of land in Singapore. The property developer was awarded the tender by


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Construction sector payment performance dips in Q1

Although Singapore firms saw a slight improvement in payment performance in the first quarter of the year, that of the construction sector continues to worsen, according to the latest report by the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau


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Construction activities in Singapore to grow a mere 0.8% in 2017

RHB expects construction activities to grow 0.8% this year, on the back of a low base effect, ramp-up of ongoing infrastructure projects, and accelerated public civil works as announced in the Budget. “The sector declined 2.8%


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Singapore in need of 15,000 rail engineers by 2030

The Ministry of Transport is in need of additional 15,000 rail engineers and technicians by 2030, as it grows Singapore’s rail network. According to Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan, LTA and the two rail operators have


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URA appoints KCAP as consultant for Jurong Lake District development

The Urban Redevelopment Authority has tapped the team led by KCAP Architects&Planners (KCAP) as the consultant to develop the detailed master plan for Jurong Lake District. According to a statement released by URA, the team’s proposal


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Singapore: Construction activity to pickup in 2017

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) expects the total value of construction contracts to be awarded this year to hit between $28 billion and $35 billion, up from last year’s preliminary estimate of $26 billion, with


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Singapore: 9 major upcoming retail mall projects through 2020

According to the latest data released by URA as of Q3/2016, there will be an estimated retail supply of 667,000 sq ft in the last quarter this year. The upcoming retail supply for the year is


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Singapore’s JTC puts two sites up for grabs

The two sites are in Tampines Industrial Drive and Tuas South Link. JTC has launched one Confirmed List site at Tampines Industrial Drive, and one Reserve List site at Tuas South Link 3 under the second


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Singapore and Malaysia to ink high-speed rail agreement

Singapore and Malaysia are set to ink a bilateral agreement next month for the development of a high-speed rail which will connect the two countries. The draft agreement will set out the project’s detailed costs, and


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