A company contracted to provide marble plaques but used quartz for 8,600 niches in the Mount Vernon Columbarium relocation exercise is contacting the dead people's next of kin to see if they want the plaques replaced with marble ones that were originally promised.
SLS 518 was awarded a National Environment Agency (NEA) tender last year to relocate 20,000 niches at the Mount Vernon Columbarium Complex, which is making way for the upcoming Bidadari estate. The bulk of the niches are being re-housed at government columbaria in Mandai and Choa Chu Kang.
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