The Singapore Contractors Association has grown in strength and
representation since her formation in 1937. From only 30 members, the
Association has increased her membership to more than 2000 members under
her wing, making the Association the official representative of the
construction industry in Singapore.
In this capacity, SCAL is principally committed to the industry in-
Located at Bukit Merah Lane 2 in her own building aptly named
Construction House, the vitality and enterprising spirit of the
Association and her members cannot be underestimated. The Association is
well represented in numerous policy-making committees of professional
bodies as well as of those set up by the government. Regular dialogues
with the Ministries on pertinent industry issues are also dynamic and
The Singapore Contractors Association is
affiliated to various regional and international bodies whose objectives
are shared by SCAL, that is, to foster fellowship and co-operation
among contractors, to facilitate the exchange of technology and
information and to develop and strengthen the relationship between
governments and member countries. These organizations include the
International Federation of Asian & Western Pacific Contractors
Associations (IFAWPCA) and the ASEAN Constructors Federation (ACF).
Works carried out by members of the Association represents more than
75% of the projects within the industry in Singapore alone. These
projects include housing estates, hi-tech factories, commercial
buildings, MRT stations, ports, tunnels, civil works, drainage and
sewerage works and others. Members are not only active locally, but are
also diligent in undertaking overseas projects, successfully exporting
their expertise and services to China, India, Middle East, Vietnam,
Myanmar, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, West Malaysia,
Thailand, Sri Lanka, Brunei and Sarawak.
The Council of
Management, made up of professionals experienced in the field, is poised
to lead the Association in positioning her members to compete
effectively both in the local market and in the international arena.
In planning for the future, SCAL will continue to keep abreast of
technical developments, monitor market changes and maintain the
dialogues with government departments in order to provide her members
with the confidence and the essential support to run the next lap and
cross the next hurdle. SCAL warmly welcomes any new members and is ready
to extend to member contractors her services and all that the
Association stands for.
To lead in the transformation of the construction industry in building a sustainable future for Singapore.
To be an effective voice of the construction industry advocating business-friendly practices, promoting industry development, and fostering a safe and productive work environment.
The objective of SCAL is to consolidate all related services in
construction so as to develop and promote a structurally-sound and
united industry. The Association aims to position its members to achieve
greater professionalism and quality in the construction business. SCAL
is committed to the following objectives for which it was established: