BETA
Projects

The BETA Programme seeks to support industry-led projects that are impactful and aligned with the transformation areas under the Urban Systems Cluster's Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs), which include (i) Integrated Planning & Design, (ii) Advanced Manufacturing & Assembly, and (iii) Sustainable Urban Systems.

#1 Innovative Construction Technologies for Deep Foundation and Excavation - Innovative Earth Retaining & Stabilising Structures (ERSS): Post-tensioned Waler System

To develop an innovative and cost-effective earth retaining and stabilising structure (ERSS) solution as an alternative to the conventional braced excavation system.

Lead PI: Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Co-PI: Woh Hup Pte. Ltd.

Collaborator(s): SEN SG Pte. Ltd.

Project Sum: $1,350,000 (for projects #1 - #3)

#2 Innovative Construction Technologies for Deep Foundation and Excavation - High Performance Plunge-in King Post for Top-Down Building Construction

To develop a smart and efficient plunge-in king post system to replace the conventional bulky king posts and manual positioning systems.

Lead PI: Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Co-PI: Woh Hup Pte. Ltd.

Collaborator(s): TTJ Design & Engineering Pte. Ltd.

Project Sum: $1,350,000 (for projects #1 - #3)

#3 Innovative Construction Technologies for Deep Foundation and Excavation - Economic Corrosion-resistant Concrete for Deep Foundation Elements with B600 Rebar

To develop novel concrete mixtures that are crack- and corrosion-resistant and more compatible with Grade B600 rebar under the underground environment conditions.

Lead PI: Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

Co-PI: Woh Hup Pte. Ltd.

Collaborator(s): NatSteel Holdings Pte Ltd

Project Sum: $1,350,000 (for projects #1 - #3)

#4 Artificial Intelligence for Mixing (AiM)

To develop an AI system that integrates the concrete batching processes at the batching plants with the fleet of concrete mixer trucks delivering the concrete payload to project sites, enabling the relaying of real-time concrete batching info to the vehicles to facilitate in-transit concrete workability measurement and automated management.

Lead PI: Pan-United Concrete Pte Ltd

Project Sum: $3,065,600