Sofia inquiry shows need for construction contractor insurance, say insurance brokers

March 1, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The Association of Insurance Brokers was ‘disappointed’ in the ‘watered down’ legislation for contractors’ licensing

MDA calls for ‘detailed analyses’ of several recommendations made in Jean Paul Sofia inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Helena Grech

It described the report as ‘an important cornerstone in the modernization of the construction industry’

OHSA Chairman David Xuereb to resign after being named in Jean Paul Sofia Inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Anthea Cachia

The public inquiry commenced in August, concluded in November and was published on Thursday

Malta Enterprise and INDIS in the hot seat following publication of Sofia public inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Helena Grech

In December 2022, Jean Paul Sofia lost his life when a building collapsed on Government-owned land in Corradino

Approvals for new dwellings in final months of 2023 sinks by 37%

February 20, 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

San Ġwann, Saint Paul's Bay and Ħamrun registered the highest number of approved new dwellings during the period

Gozo Tourism Association lauds first policy decision taken by new Planning Minister: ‘a breath of fresh air’

February 12, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The organisation believes that development must respect the character of existing buildings and the wider environment

Scaffolding and façade at Gżira construction site collapses

February 6, 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

Construction was ongoing as part of a project which would see the development of a 116-room hotel

Green measures for Maltese buildings set to come into force in July 2024

January 17, 2024
by Robert Fenech

New buildings will have to comply with updated minimum energy performance requirements

MDA changes name to reflect ‘holistic representation’ of property sector

October 21, 2023
by Robert Fenech

While the MDA started out as the voice of developers, today it represents the property industry in its entirety

Plenty of consultation on construction, but no ‘noticeable improvement’ – Malta Developers Association

October 16, 2023
by Robert Fenech

MDA President Michael Stivala criticised the ‘bureaucratic maze’ faced by the construction industry

Green shift full of opportunity for investors and country alike, PM tells developers

October 13, 2023
by Robert Fenech

‘Accountability should not mean bureaucracy,’ but rather incentives for project aligned to Malta’s priorities

Developers call for automatic renewal of building permits to reduce dependence on foreign workers

October 3, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Allowing developers to spread the work out over a longer period will limit the need to work faster, says MDA

Construction works to be suspended until appeals are exhausted under new rules approved by Cabinet

September 19, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Prime Minister Robert Abela described the development as a ‘fairer system’ for planning appeals

New association for contractors seeks to reverse negative perceptions about construction industry

September 6, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The new Association of Builders and Contractors will give a united voice to industry stakeholders

‘All construction workers must be trained, qualified, licensed’ – Planning Minister Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

September 1, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Building and Construction Authority and the Malta Insurance Association have reached agreement 'in principle' - guidance to follow

Sofia inquiry shows need for construction contractor insurance, say insurance brokers

March 1, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The Association of Insurance Brokers was ‘disappointed’ in the ‘watered down’ legislation for contractors’ licensing

MDA calls for ‘detailed analyses’ of several recommendations made in Jean Paul Sofia inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Helena Grech

It described the report as ‘an important cornerstone in the modernization of the construction industry’

OHSA Chairman David Xuereb to resign after being named in Jean Paul Sofia Inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Anthea Cachia

The public inquiry commenced in August, concluded in November and was published on Thursday

Malta Enterprise and INDIS in the hot seat following publication of Sofia public inquiry

February 28, 2024
by Helena Grech

In December 2022, Jean Paul Sofia lost his life when a building collapsed on Government-owned land in Corradino

Approvals for new dwellings in final months of 2023 sinks by 37%

February 20, 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

San Ġwann, Saint Paul's Bay and Ħamrun registered the highest number of approved new dwellings during the period

Gozo Tourism Association lauds first policy decision taken by new Planning Minister: ‘a breath of fresh air’

February 12, 2024
by Robert Fenech

The organisation believes that development must respect the character of existing buildings and the wider environment

Scaffolding and façade at Gżira construction site collapses

February 6, 2024
by Fabrizio Tabone

Construction was ongoing as part of a project which would see the development of a 116-room hotel

Green measures for Maltese buildings set to come into force in July 2024

January 17, 2024
by Robert Fenech

New buildings will have to comply with updated minimum energy performance requirements

MDA changes name to reflect ‘holistic representation’ of property sector

October 21, 2023
by Robert Fenech

While the MDA started out as the voice of developers, today it represents the property industry in its entirety

Plenty of consultation on construction, but no ‘noticeable improvement’ – Malta Developers Association

October 16, 2023
by Robert Fenech

MDA President Michael Stivala criticised the ‘bureaucratic maze’ faced by the construction industry

Green shift full of opportunity for investors and country alike, PM tells developers

October 13, 2023
by Robert Fenech

‘Accountability should not mean bureaucracy,’ but rather incentives for project aligned to Malta’s priorities

Developers call for automatic renewal of building permits to reduce dependence on foreign workers

October 3, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Allowing developers to spread the work out over a longer period will limit the need to work faster, says MDA

Construction works to be suspended until appeals are exhausted under new rules approved by Cabinet

September 19, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Prime Minister Robert Abela described the development as a ‘fairer system’ for planning appeals

New association for contractors seeks to reverse negative perceptions about construction industry

September 6, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The new Association of Builders and Contractors will give a united voice to industry stakeholders

‘All construction workers must be trained, qualified, licensed’ – Planning Minister Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi

September 1, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Building and Construction Authority and the Malta Insurance Association have reached agreement 'in principle' - guidance to follow