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Endemic construction faults prompt early Singapore collapse report

AN INTERIM report from the Committee of Inquiry set up to investigate the Nicholl Highway cut and cover tunnel collapse in Singapore (GE May) identifies 'glaring shortcomings in the execution of the Circle Line Project' The committee also believes, according to the report published last month, that these shortcomings 'are common to the construction industry' It calls for immediate action to prevent a repeat incident.

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