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OBO stresses safety with 400 new buildings under construction in Cebu City

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Office of the Building Official (OBO) issued 467 building permits and 328 occupancy permits as of November 12, 2020, since the start of the year amid the pandemic. Architect Florante Catalan, Cebu City’s building official, said this number would show the success of the online permit application that […] The post OBO stresses safety with 400 new buildings under construction in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 12th, 2020

Construction of socialized housing for Mandaue’s fire victims to start this year

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The construction of phase 1 or building A of the proposed mid-rise socialized housing in sitio Maharlika, Barangay Tipolo, here, is set to start this year. Ibañez said the socialized housing project will have a lot area of 8,230 square meters with four mid-rise buildings with provisions for parking, open areas, […] The post Construction of socialized housing for Mandaue’s fire victims to start this year appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Davao condo completes seismic upgrades

Verdon Parc’s drop-off point along Ecoland Drive, Davao City. (Photo from DMCI Homes’ Verdon Parc) DAVAO CITY – Seismic upgrades on the four buildings of Verdon Parc, DMCI Homes’ condominium project here, have been fully applied, implemented, and completed to raise the safety of the structures and meet current building standards. The DMCI Homes’ construction […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

Labella orders assessment of SRP viaduct safety amid reports of falling debris

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered an assessment of the safety of the South Road Properties (SRP) viaduct after complaints about falling debris allegedly from passing trucks or from the ongoing construction in the area. Two individuals have filed a complaint at the Abellana Police Station and the Cebu City […] The post Labella orders assessment of SRP viaduct safety amid reports of falling debris appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2020

Cebu City Construction Sector to Improve Safety Against COVID-19

After following reports of the increased transmission of COVID-19 among construction workers, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is looking for more effective ways of battling COVID-19 in the construction sector. EOC head and Cebu City councilor Joel Garganera said that recent reports of the increase of transmission among construction workers were alarming, and finding ways […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is aiming for the long-delayed Cebu Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) to be partially operational this 2021. In doing so, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered a ‘round-the-clock’ construction of the project’s components. “The transport chief ordered the Cebu BRT project management team and the other concerned […] The post Tugade orders 24/7 construction for Cebu BRT appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Cebu City library to prioritize entry of clients who wanted to do research

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The management of the Cebu City Public Library said in a Monday morning (January 25, 2021) advisory that they will prioritize the admission of those who wanted to use their books and other library materials for research. “We advise students and reviewees to just stay home as part of safety measures,” […] The post Cebu City library to prioritize entry of clients who wanted to do research appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News22 hr. 46 min. ago

Delivery truck drivers reminded to secure their cargoes to avoid accidents

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- All delivery truck drivers who would pass through Mandaue City are advised to properly secure their cargoes to avoid untoward incidents. This after, about five boxes of nails fell off from a delivery truck carrying construction materials going to Cebu City on Wednesday night, January 20, 2021, along Ouano Avenue in Mandaue […] The post Delivery truck drivers reminded to secure their cargoes to avoid accidents appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2021

Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan will not prohibit the holding of parties and events in the city, especially during the Fiesta Señor celebration on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Chan said that he will not prohibit parties as long as organizers will comply with the health and safety protocols, such […] The post Chan won’t prohibit parties in Lapu-Lapu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Megawide to develop Cebu Carbon Market

Megawide Construction Corp., the listed engineering and construction company, is investing P5.5 billion to develop the Cebu Carbon Market, the oldest and largest farmers’ market in Cebu City......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Megawide allots P5.5b to rebuild Carbon market

Megawide Construction Corp. said Monday it teamed up with the local government of Cebu City for the P5.5-billion modernization of the Cebu Carbon market......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Biz leader cautions Labella against going back to GCQ

CEBU CITY, Philippines -Businessmen are asking Cebu City officials to ensure the strict implementation of health and safety protocols to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease instead of entertaining the possibility of reverting back to general community quarantine (GCQ). Felix Taguiam, president of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), said that placing […] The post Biz leader cautions Labella against going back to GCQ appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 11th, 2021

Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan warned tricycle and public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers to continue to comply with the health and safety protocols or they will be apprehended and their franchise recommended for revocation. Chan issued the warning after he received complaints at the “Ahong Cares Hotline” from concerned citizens […] The post Chan warns tricycle, PUV drivers to follow health protocols appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Doctors group in Cebu opposes Sinulog 2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A group of doctors in Cebu expressed opposition to the holding of the Sinulog Festival 2021 and other related activities. Cebu Medical Society Inc., in a statement issued on Wednesday, January 6, said that “public health and safety should be of utmost priority” while the battle against the coronavirus disease 2019 […] The post Doctors group in Cebu opposes Sinulog 2021 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 7th, 2021

LTO-7 conducts road safety seminar for truck drivers, operators

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Land Transportation Office Central Visayas (LTO-7) and the Visayas Unified Truckers Association Inc., (VUTAI) held a seminar on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, about road safety and other issues faced by truck operators and drivers in Cebu. The Defensive Driving and Equipment Safety seminar was attended by at least 60 drivers […] The post LTO-7 conducts road safety seminar for truck drivers, operators appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

Police officer kills man mistaken for robber

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines — After celebrating his daughter’s seventh birthday with his family in Santa Rita town, Pampanga province, on Saturday, Federico “Tek” Pineda accompanied his uncle home. He did not return that night. Pineda, a 29-year-old construction worker and father of two, was shot dead by Cpl. Eframe Ramirez, a police […] The post Police officer kills man mistaken for robber appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2021

CCMC’s occupancy permit still under process

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Medical Center has been partially inaugurated on December 28, 2020, marking the first time for the hospital in construction for five years to be available to the public. Yet one more permit stands in the way of its operations as the Office of the Building Official (OBO) has […] The post CCMC’s occupancy permit still under process appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2020

Towns to have permanent gov t centers under BARMM

Cotabato City----Five municipalities of two Muslim provinces inked pact Thursday with the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) for the construction of municipal hall buildings, seen to fix sites of local government centers for its constituents......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 25th, 2020

Go: Vaccine efficacy is vital

As the country joins the race in securing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has stressed that the safety and efficacy of the purchased vaccines are of vital importance. In an ambush interview during his visit to Barangay Looc in Mandaue City, Cebu, the senator noted that the government should ensure that […] The post Go: Vaccine efficacy is vital appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 19th, 2020

Delay in CCLEX completion expected — Labella

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said that the reported delay in the completion of the Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is expected and understandable as a portion of the construction works have been affected by the pandemic. Labella met with the CCLEX Bridge Management Board on December 15, 2020, to get […] The post Delay in CCLEX completion expected — Labella appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2020

Priland tops off 1st condo project, Northwoods Place

Homegrown developer Priland Development Corporation topped off its first residential condominium called the Northwoods Place, construction of which started last year. The topping-off ceremony was held at the site in H. Abellana St. in Barangay Canduman, Mandaue City. The property offers 312 studio, one-bedroom, home office units, and commercial spaces in two towers which are […] The post Priland tops off 1st condo project, Northwoods Place appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2020