Tag: Construction Industry
The Estate Agents section within the Malta Developers Association (MDA) has noted the "government’s renewed commitment and tangible measures towards the property and real estate industry" in a statement on Wednesday when it reacted to the government's budget unveiled on Monday.
The two PN MPs said that after the reform implemented by Minister Ian Borg failed the government had the opportunity to implement the necessary reforms to avoid tragedies as we have witnessed in the past months.
The Church in Malta lamented that the urgent calls for action in the wake of the death of Miriam Pace in her own home last March had gone unheeded after the latest construction site tragedy: the death of 32-year-old Sarjo Conteh in Cospicua last week.
The Malta Developers Association has appointed Ray Abela as the director and CEO if its learning and training academy.
Some 16,000 full-time employees work in the construction industry according the MDA.
In a statement, the Office of the Ombudsman said that in June various recommendations were made however the fatal building collapse that happened a few weeks ago prompted the Commissioner to refresh these recommendations and call for more drastic measures.
Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg deflected calls to assume political responsibility over last week’s fatal building collapse this afternoon by highlighting that the opposition had criticised the reforms he had presented.
"Should we replace Malta's natural beauty with blocks of concrete and more money? Is it really worth to get richer at the expense of the younger generations that cannot make ends meet due to the high rents and expensive real estate?" Archbishop Scicluna asked.
The Malta Chamber of Commerce said that it believes that the ethical standards and quality of the construction industry need to be raised immediately...
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