23, Feb

WSHC-SCAL SAFETY PICTOGRAM PACKS 

Our Ref: WSH/026/02/ZW

23 February 2017

The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd. (SCAL) disseminated a circular (Ref: WSH/178/12/ZW) on 19 Dec 2016, to invite all members to collect the pictogram packs from SCAL office.

We would like to once again, remind and invite all members to collect the pictogram packs from SCAL office during office hours Mon to Fri, 9am to 6pm and Sat, 9am to 12pm.

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23, Feb

SCAL CEO LUNCH-THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRANSORMATION MAP

Cir Nbr: MWC/024/02/DP

23 February 2017

The Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) was convened in January 2016 to develop economic strategies for the next decade and beyond. One of the seven mutually-reinforcing strategies identified was to develop and implement Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs). The Construction Industry Transformation Map (ITM) is being championed by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).

The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL) is organising a CEO Lunch for members to understand and give feedback, comments and inputs to the Construction ITM.

Please find attached circular  for more information.

 

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15, Feb

BCA Mission Trip to Beijing/ Tianjin

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is organising a mission trip to participate in the 13th Beijing International Conference on Green and Energy-Efficient Building & New Technologies and Products Expo (IGEBC, 第十三届国际绿色建筑与建筑节能大会暨新技术与产品博览会), one of the largest and most influential green building events in China. The trip will also include business meetings with local industry players and government officials, for delegates to establish key contacts with and explore potential business opportunities.

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15, Feb

PRODUCTIVITY CLINIC - WALK-IN CONSULTATION SERVICES ON CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY & CAPABILITY FUND (CPCF) FUNDING (For 61st RUN)

The BCA-SCAL Productivity Clinic was set up for the purpose of assisting companies apply for funding to defray costs and boost productivity in their construction processes. With 60 sessions conducted since Dec 2011, many companies have benefitted from this one-to-one consultation service.

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15, Feb

ISRE 2017 - Urging of SCAL Members to Step Up Mosquito Control Measures

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated an Intensive Source Reduction Exercise (ISRE) 2017 to step up efforts to remove actual and potential breeding habitats to reduce the risk of dengue transmission.

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08, Feb

[Reminder] Compliance with the Employment Act

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) would like to remind all SCAL members to comply with the Employment Act, as well as all employment laws.

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07, Feb

SCAL Family Day 2017 – PRAWN FISHING at HAI BIN PUNGGOL

The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL) cordially invites all members to our annual Family Day event to be held on Saturday, 11 March 2017 at Hai Bin Prawning Punggol.

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03, Feb

THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTIVITY SUBMISSION SYSTEM (ePSS) HANDS-ON TRAINING AND BASIC CONCEPT IN CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTIVITY SUBMISSION SYSTEM (ePSS) HANDS-ON TRAINING AND BASIC CONCEPT IN CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

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25, Jan

CIRCULAR: SCAL WSH INNOVATION AWARDS 2017 CONVENTION

The Singapore Contractors Association is pleased to organise the WSH Innovation Awards 2017 Convention for the construction industry.

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25, Jan

CIRCULAR: WSH AWARDS FOR SUPERVISORS 2017

The Workplace Safety and Health Council (WSHC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Association of Singapore Marine Industries, National Safety Council of Singapore, Singapore Contractors Association Ltd and the Singapore Manufacturers' Federation, is presenting the “Workplace Safety and Health Awards for Supervisors” to acknowledge the valuable contributions by supervisors in cultivating safe and healthy workplaces in Singapore.

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18, Jan

President Trump in Office: What can Singapore Business Expect?

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is organising an event together with the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore – President Trump in Office: What can Singapore Business Expect....

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17, Jan

CIRCULAR: CALL TO CONDUCT WORK-AT-HEIGHT (WAH) SAFEY TIME-OUT (JAN/FEB 17)

CIRCULAR: CALL TO CONDUCT WORK-AT-HEIGHT (WAH) SAFEY TIME-OUT (JAN/FEB 17)

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12, Jan

Achieving Higher Quality and Productivity through CONQUAS 9th Edition

The Building and Construction Authority is implementing the CONQUAS 9th edition....

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09, Jan

BCA_Listing of the Installation of Engineered Façade (Cladding, Curtain Wall, Screen Wall Green Wall) before TOP/CSC Inspection

Listing of the Installation of Engineered Façade (Cladding, Curtain Wall, Screen Wall Green Wall) before TOP/CSC Inspection...

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04, Jan

Mechanisation Credit (Mech. C) online – Training session

The Construction Productivity and Capability Fund (CPCF) was started in 2010 by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to aid builders in their productivity journey in Singapore’s built-environment sector. One of the schemes under this CPCF is the Mechanisation Credit (MechC) – which aims to assist builders in defraying the cost of adopting productive technologies. ...

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04, Jan

THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTIVITY SUBMISSION SYSTEM (ePSS) HANDS-ON TRAINING AND BASIC CONCEPT IN CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

The new electronic Productivity Submission System (ePSS) aims to familiarize builders with how construction productivity can be improved. During the course, the various functions of the ePSS and other key areas (e.g. definition and measurement of site productivity etc.) will be explained....

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03, Jan

PRODUCTIVITY CLINIC - WALK-IN CONSULTATION SERVICES ON CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY & CAPABILITY FUND (CPCF) FUNDING (For 61st RUN)

The BCA-SCAL Productivity Clinic was set up for the purpose of assisting companies apply for funding to defray costs and boost productivity in their construction processes. With 60 sessions conducted since Dec 2011, many companies have benefitted from this one-to-one consultation service....

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20, Dec

QS Circular: Singapore Construction Tender Price Index

Singapore Construction Tender Price Index from 2005 to 3Q2016 compiled by the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV)....

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20, Dec

Singapore Standards for Public Comment

SPRING Singapore constantly invite comments on Singapore Standards from the public to seek feedback on the development of Singapore Standards.

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19, Dec

CIRCULAR: WSHC-SCAL SAFETY PICTOGRAM PACKS

In collaboration with the Workplace Safety & Health Council (WSHC), SCAL is distributing complimentary pictogram packs to all members. The main purpose of the pictogram packs is to remind construction personnel of the high-risk activities and safety measures to adopt while working at site....

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13, Dec

Clinic for Quieter Construction Fund (QCF)

The National Environment Agency (NEA) have launched the Quieter Construction Fund (QCF) since April 2014. The aim is to help construction firms defray the cost of adopting quieter construction machines, noise control equipment and other innovative solutions up to 50% of the total equipment cost....

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13, Dec

THE ELECTRONIC PRODUCTIVITY SUBMISSION SYSTEM (ePSS) HANDS-ON TRAINING AND BASIC CONCEPT IN CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT

The new electronic Productivity Submission System (ePSS) aims to familiarize builders with how construction productivity can be improved. During the course, the various functions of the ePSS and other key areas (e.g. definition and measurement of site productivity etc.) will be explained....

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09, Dec

Chinese New Year Lunch 2017 for Members

GONG XI FA CAI! The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL) sends best wishes to all our members for a prosperous and successful Year of the Rooster!

 

We invite everyone to come together in ushering the New Year with a sumptuous lunch filled with Chinese New Year goodies and pleasantries. Join us to “Lo Hei” for good luck and fortune! Dress for the Chinese New Year mood and enjoy an afternoon networking exchanging good wishes!

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09, Dec

REQUIREMENTS FOR INSTALLATION OF PRIVATE METERS AND WATER EFFICIENT WATER FITTINGS FOR PUBLIC SECTOR PREMISES / DEVELOPMENTS

PUB is informing the industry about the requirements for installing private meters and water efficient water fittings for public sector premises / developments under Public Sector Taking the Lead in Environmental Sustainability (PSTLES) initiative....

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08, Dec

CIRCULAR: SCAL SAFETY TIME-OUT FOR CRANE/LIFTING OPERATIONS

In our continuing push to enhance workplace health and safety at construction sites, the Singapore Contractors Association (SCAL) would like to remind members to conduct regular safety time-outs to take stock of the existing safety provisions, implement necessary measures to keep safety practices in check and uphold good WSH standards....

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05, Dec

CHANGES TO THE BUILDING CONTROL (ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY MEASURES FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS) REGULATIONS – EXPANSION OF BUILDING TYPES

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) is reminding the industry on the changes to the building control (environmental sustainability measures for existing buildings) regulations....

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01, Dec

Re-Circular: SCAL WSH Annual Workplan Survey 2016

The Singapore Contractors Association Ltd. (SCAL) disseminated a circular (Ref: WSH/160/10/ZW) on 25 Oct 2016, to conduct a survey to gather feedback and better understand workplace, safety & health (WSH) practices within the construction sector. The deadline of the survey was 21 Nov 2016 (Fri), 2359hrs. ...

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01, Dec

PRODUCTIVITY CLINIC - WALK-IN CONSULTATION SERVICES ON CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY & CAPABILITY FUND (CPCF) FUNDING (For 60th RUN)

The BCA-SCAL Productivity Clinic was set up for the purpose of assisting companies apply for funding to defray costs and boost productivity in their construction processes. With 59 sessions conducted since Dec 2011, many companies have benefitted from this one-to-one consultation service....

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01, Dec

Permit System for Quieter Works on Sundays and Public Holidays

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has been reviewing the prohibited working periods on Sundays and public holidays (Sun/PH) for construction work, which was introduced in two phases to address public concerns on construction noise pollution. A permit system will be implemented from 1 January 2017....

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