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3 dead, 17 injured in Thai building collapse–police

A trapped worker calls for help from the rubble of a collapsed building in Pathumthani province, central Thailand, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.  AP PHOTO

At least three workers died and 17 others were injured when a six-story building under construction collapsed just outside Bangkok, police said Monday, as rescuers searched for an unknown number of missing people.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

CIDG seizes P40M substandard steel, roofing in Cavite raid


Several substandard construction materials, some sold to “Yolanda”-ravaged areas and worth about P40 million, were seized by the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) on Wednesday inside a Cavite province warehouse.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 detained, 26 dead in India building collapses

India Building Collapse2

Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains. It was one of two weekend building collapses that killed at least 26 people.

Posted: June 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Iloilo construction slows down amid shortage in cement


Iloilo has been experiencing a shortage of cement amid massive ongoing public works and real estate projects.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Yolanda-hit Eastern Visayas to get only P6.9B infra in 2014—DPWH report

TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION A general shot shows houses destroyed by the strong winds caused by Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City. AFP

Eastern Visayas, which was ravaged by supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November 2013, will receive only P6.91 billion for infrastructure projects this year, according to a Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) report posted on the agency’s website.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »