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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

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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 »

Schools to open but classrooms in Yolanda-hit areas have yet to be built

CARPENTERS repair the classrooms damaged during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November 2013.  EVA MARIE GAMBOA/INQUIRER VISAYAS FILE PHOTO

As schools open on Monday (June 2), the Department of Education (DepEd) has yet to start the construction of at least 2,000 classrooms to replace those destroyed by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” seven months ago.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »