Daily Briefing: HDB rolls out AI system for construction worker safety; Jervois Road GCB for sale at $38.8m

And MAS opens applications for bicentennial $20 notes.

From Channel News Asia:

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has rolled out the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance worker safety at its construction sites.

This AI system will focus on two scenarios which are common causes of worksite accidents, based on data from the Ministry of Manpower, HDB said in a media briefing.

The system will monitor workers who come within one metre of a non-barricaded edge with a drop of more than two metres and those who are under the path of heavy loads lifted by tower cranes.

Currently, construction work sites rely on manual supervision by site supervisors and Workplace, Safety and Health Officers (WSHO) to ensure compliance with safety standards. According to HDB, this is a “resource intensive endeavour”, requiring multiple WSHOs and supervisors.

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From iCompareLoan:

A two-storey, freehold Good Class Bungalow (GCB) at Jervois Road is up for sale at $38.8m, according to exclusive marketing agent JLL.

The GCB has a land area of 19,333 sqft and commands a per square feet price (psf) of $2,007.

Situated along Jervois Road, off River Valley Road, in prime District 10, the Jervois Road GCB is minutes away from Orchard Road and the Central Business District. It has a wide frontage of close to 40m and provides an opportunity for redevelopment.

Furthermore, the property is within the Chatsworth Park GCB area and sits on elevated land. The tender for the property will close at 3PM on 23 October.

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From Channel News Asia:

Online applications opened on 16 September for people who want to get the Singapore bicentennial S$20 notes.

It is the second batch of bicentennial notes to be made available by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), following strong demand for the first release of two million notes.

This time, applications for the new batch of two million notes can only be made online via MAS’ portal until 13 October.

Successful applicants will be notified by 3 November, said MAS. They can then make an exchange for the notes at face value during a two-week period from early November.

The application is open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents only, and each person can apply for up to 10 notes.

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