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We are providing Measurement/Shop Drawings/ Management/ Safety Construction related services for Singapore SMEs. To provide outsource alternative for cope with additional or ad hoc commitment.

Reinforcement Bar Conversion Table

When in measurement of the reinforcement bar for the structural work, the reinforcement bar conversion table will be handy for quantity surveyor or rebar scheduler to measure the kg/m in summary.
In general, the reinforcement bars ( or rebars) specified by […]

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Contingency Sum in Tender Document

We may often see BOQ has included some contingency sum allowed by Consultants. The question raise the concern of whether the contingency sum shall be disclosed to the contactor or not during the tender stage?

In the most condition, the contingency […]

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Thomson Line Awarded Contract – as of May 2014

MRT – Thomson Line Contract
Come across  good blogs is talking about Thomson Line ( TSL) Contract awarded as of May 2014 and it is tracking all the station tabulated the successful awarded contractor to respective Main Contractor.
Thomson Line MRT Line […]

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Project Time Is Running Out! Think About What Quantity Surveyor Can Do for it!

Refer to the Wikipedia definition, the Quantity Surveyor or QS is a professional personnel working within the construction industry that concerned with construction costs and contracts.
The professional services that provided by QS may include :

Cost planning and commercial management during […]

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Do You Need A Measurement Software? Try this Autodesk® Quantity Takeoff

Measurement Software – Quantity Takeoff
There are a lot of taking off software can assist us to carry out the quantity taking off more efficiently for local builders and professional quantity surveyors. The measurement or taking off the quantity of a […]

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MRT awarded contract for Thomson and Eastern Region Lines

Thomson and Eastern Region MRT Lines
Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded civil contract packages worth S $1.15 billion contract for three MRT stations and including signaling system & platform screen doors to two of MRT Lines in April 2014. More […]

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3 Facts Should Know About Quantity Surveyor Jobs

Facts to Know About Quantity Surveying Jobs
Quantity Surveyor job is a very demanding job in construction industry. The roles and responsibility of a quantity surveyor  in a project or development are mainly involve from Consultant, Client, Main contractor to Sub-contractor […]

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Appealing Interview Questions for your Quantity Surveyor Job?

Interview Questions for your Quantity Surveyor Job
Looking for some interview questions when want to apply for your Quantity Surveyor  ( QS)Job ? I found this video is useful where there are some standard and essential questions which will be ask […]

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New MRT – Thomson- East Coast Line

Singapore’s sixth rail line will start at Woodlands before heading towards the East Coast, and will have 31 stations spanning about 43km, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew announces. New stations include Marine Parade, Siglap and Tanjong Rhu. ( Published from […]

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Engineering Course Preferred in Singapore University, NUS, NTU

That is not surprise every year, top A-level students always make a beeline for medicine, law and business because these fields are seen to offer lucrative careers. Many of them do not even list engineering as one of their degree choices. […]

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