Greater competition in gov’t infra projects under proposed bill

SB 1907 extends equal opportunities in awarding or negotiating contracts to qualified domestic and foreign contractors.

Jobs Jobs Jobs: Construction sector posts 4M jobs

Total employment in the sector reached 4.012 million from 3.544 million in 2017, a 13.2-percent increase.

Gov’t planning 8 major bridges to link Visayas and Luzon

The construction of road networks to transform into growth corridors the island-economies of the Visayas

DPWH releases guidelines for beautiful national bridges

The Department of Public Works and Highways mandates the addition of artistic touches to future bridge projects

3 Build, Build, Build infra projects to develop alternative Luzon growth hubs

The Chico River Pump Irrigation, Philippine National Railways North 2, and Clark International Airport New Terminal Building—flagship infrastructure projects under the current administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program—are seen to develop major alternative growth areas

National Building Code to become major subject

House Bill 7422, mandating the integration of the National Building Code of the Philippines (NBCP) as a major subject, passes second reading