Developers bidding for some govt plots face new rules
The push is aimed at ensuring cleaner, quieter and faster building methods
Published on Aug 15, 2014 8:42 AM
Developers who successfully bid for projects on selected government plots will have to adopt more productive construction methods by the end of this year.
Compared with conventional methods, these techniques can yield manpower and time savings of up to 50 per cent, said National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan in a blog post yesterday.
"We need game-changing construction technologies to boost our construction productivity and reduce our reliance on construction workers," he said.
The new rules, which were announced in March, are part of a concerted drive by the Government to raise productivity growth in the sector.
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