Tag: Building

Opposition files motion for a public inquiry into death of Ħamrun...

In a statement the Nationalist Party explained that it has called on Prime Minister Robert Abela to set up a public inquiry that would establish what led to Miriam Pace's death. The public inquiry would establish whether the functioning of the institutions and whether the necessary measures were taken to ensure the interest of third parties before and during the excavation works. It would also be established whether the death could have been avoided.

Govt to build a new hospital in the coming weeks; call...

The government has issued a call for the purchase and installation of a modular extendable panel negative-pressure field hospital. The Ministry for Health said that the hospital will have to be installed with all the medical equipment needed to treat patients.

Vox Pop: Many don’t feel safe at home with construction works...

Speaking to Newsbook.com.mt a respondent said that people find themselves seeking self-redress since no action is taken by the relevant authorities. The man said that even last year's reform left a number of loopholes.

Only two hours left to sign the petition

Newsbook.com.mt is asking its readers to sign a petition to ask the government to take steps to make sure that houses of persons next to a construction site are truly safe.

“We failed her… We killed her”

"When the digging noise starts again...and it's the last thing you want to hear! Just protect your loved ones. We failed her...we killed her," the victim's niece wrote on Facebook.

Woman found dead under debris

The Police had confirmed that a woman in her fifties, Miriam Pace, has been trapped under the debris after a building has collapsed in Ħamrun. The woman’s husband and other family members are present at the scene.

Townsquare project development set to continue

The development of the Townsquare project is set to continue in the coming days after the Planning Authority approved the newly revised plans.

Elderly woman living in her Mellieħa home when it collapsed, dies

The elderly woman who was rescued from her home in Mellieħa after an adjacent building collapsed, has died.The 77 year old British woman had...

‘A manager needs to be on-site for all key decisions’ –...

A competent site manager needs to be on site for all key decisions made about a construction project, new building amendments state.This is one...

Victoria primary school: new tender issued replacing one withdrawn

Minister of Education Evarist Bartolo confirmed that even though the tender for preparatory work in relation to the building of a primary school in...