Published on 20 Jun 2022

Congratulations to Asst Prof Zhao Ou on the signed Project Agreement between NTU and CHINA JINGYE ENGINEERING CORPORATION LIMITED


Project TitleInnovative structure systems for next-generation construction
PIAssistant Professor Zhao Ou 
Project Description
This project aims at developing innovative structure systems and automatic construction methods, to boost construction productivity and quality as well as reduce dependence on foreign workforce and supply chain in construction sector, which is crucial in countries with workforce and supply chain volatility, such as Singapore.

From this project, new types of joints for composite slab and PPVC module, novel bolted beam-to-column steel joint and advanced hoisting system, will be developed.

Funder and Industry Partner  


China Jingye Engineering Corporation Limited (Singapore Branch) is a subsidiary of China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC), which is the world's largest and strongest metallurgical construction contractor and metallurgical operation service provider. MCC-Singapore is a total building services provider with capabilities in property development, construction, steel structure and MEP engineering services, and has extensively been involved in landmark projects, such as Universal Studios Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore Expo and Keppel Distripark.