Is your company covered for Covid-19 Construction Shutdown Delays in Thailand’s Dark Red Zones?

Is your company covered for Covid-19 Construction Shutdown Delays in Thailand’s Dark Red Zones? Force Majeure and Extension of Time Claims In late June 2021, the Thai government decided to close off infectious and high-risk areas including construction worker camps in Thailand’s Dark Red Zones of Greater Bangkok area (Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, […]

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Thailand’s Transport Ministry approves 4 trial projects under its Motorways-Rail Map (MR-Map) interprovincial network

Thailand’s Transport Ministry approves 4 trial projects under its Motorways-Rail Map (MR-Map) interprovincial network Motorway, rail networks take shape The Transport Ministry has approved four trial projects proposed by the Department of Highways under its Motorways-Rail Map (MR-Map) interprovincial network. The approval came during a zoom meeting on Monday, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said yesterday. He […]

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Recent factory explosion in Thailand – When Urban Sprawl Meets Industry – Risk and Liability

Recent factory explosion in Thailand – When Urban Sprawl Meets Industry – Risk and Liability By Nuanporn Wechsuwanarux, Supavadee Sirilerkwipas, Tachatorn Vedchapun and Kanchana Suchato Introduction A recent explosion at a factory producing plastic foam and pellets in Samut Prakarn on 5 July 2021 located on the outskirts of Bangkok caused significant damage to surrounding […]

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EGAT’s 1,400-megawatt gas-fired power plant project in Thailand’s Surat Thani set to be approved

EGAT’s 1,400-megawatt gas-fired power plant project in Thailand’s Surat Thani set to be approved Project will replace controversial coal-fired power plant projects in Krabi and Songkhla’s Thepha district, which are expected to be shelved SEE ALSO: Residents Of Surat Thani Show Up To The 2nd Public Hearing Of Surat Thani Power Plant Project, Blocks 1-2 […]

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Nippon Steel Engineering wins large-scale, long-term contract natural gas contract in Thailand

Nippon Steel Engineering wins large-scale, long-term contract natural gas contract in Thailand Nippon Steel Engineering Co. has won a large-scale, long-term contract for a new phase of an offshore natural gas development project from a Thai state-run company. The Tokyo-based firm will construct about 40 wellhead platforms and lay around 280 kilometers of pipeline in […]

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Thailand’s housing sector faces contraction risk as covid-19 cases rise

Thailand’s housing sector faces contraction risk as covid-19 cases rise The expanded lockdown measures and 30-day closure of construction sites and worker camps since early this month will plunge the housing market into a severe contraction, according to property experts. Vichai Viratkapan, acting director-general of the Real Estate Information Center (REIC), said there is a […]

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