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Government to release granite from stockpile to ease shortage

Published on Feb 4, 2014 9:32 PM

The Government will release granite from the national stockpile from Feb 5 to help ease a temporary shortage, said the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).

Main contractors who have ongoing projects with concreting work will be able to get some relief.

The temporary shortage of granite stems from Indonesia, as it stopped shipping granite aggregate to Singapore since Jan 10.

This happened around the same time as a government ban on global mineral exports on Jan 12.

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