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CBM Project Management Division Secures Ang Mo Kio Town Council Contract
In yet another partnership with the Ang Mo Kio Town Council, CBM Project Management Division secured the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP) and Electrical Load Upgrading (ELU) works for blocks 633 to 662 in Hougang Avenue 8.
CBM is set to push forward comprehensive improvements across neighbouring precincts of the Ang Mo Kio-Hougang Division, carrying out architectural, structural and electrical upgrading works for a period of 15 months, starting June 2013.
CBM’s BCA Workheads for ACMV (ME01) and Integrated Building Services (ME15) successfully upgraded to L6
CBM Pte Ltd was successfully upgraded to a financial grading of L6 by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) for its Mechanical and Electrical (ME) workheads: Air-conditioning, Refrigeration & Ventilation Works (ME01) and Integrated Building Services (ME15). The L6 grading is the highest grade for the ME01 and ME15 category under the Contractors Registration System and qualifies CBM to tender for ME projects and contracts of unlimited value in Singapore.
CBM’s tendering limit upgrade was achieved following a stringent evaluation process by BCA. The raised financial grades are indicative of CBM’s outstanding track record, strong financial credentials and its highly-qualified technical professionals.
CBM Project Management Division Awarded Contracts by HDB and Ang Mo Kio Town Council
Testament to its proven track record, CBM Project Management Division successfully clinched contracts with the Housing and Development Board (HDB) and the Ang Mo Kio Town Council.
These projects will see the project management team embarking on retrofitting works for HDB at various Ang Mo Kio and Boon Lay HDB flats and a Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP) and Electrical Load Upgrading (ELU) works for the Ang Mo Kio Town Council. CBM will also assist the Ang Mo Kio Town Council with a new electrical substation at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 / 9 and rewiring works to specified blocks in the Yio Chu Kang Division.
Happy Lunar New Year
Warmest wishes for a happy and prosperous Lunar New Year!
In celebration, CBM Corporate Office will be closed from 9 to 13 February 2013 and will reopen on 14 February 2013 (Thursday).
May this new year brings you much prosperity, happiness and good health! We look forward to your continued support this year and for the many years to come.
CBM Establishes Fourth Overseas Joint Venture in Thailand
CBM started the year with the establishment of its fourth overseas joint venture, CBM Facilities Management (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Bangkok, Thailand on 3 January 2013. CBM Thailand will provide integrated facilities management (IFM) services to meet the growing needs of the commercial, residential, government and hospitality industries in Thailand.
Season's Greetings from CBM! Wishing you a joyous Christmas and a fantastic New Year. Happy Holidays!
We look forward to your support and greater partnership in 2013!
CBM Relocates to New Tech Park
To better accommodate its recent and future expansion, CBM moved from its current location at the URA Centre East Wing to a new space at New Tech Park on 23 November 2012.
Centrally located in one of Singapore’s popular industrial and residential areas, the new office at Lorong Chuan is easily accessible to the Central Expressway (CTE) and conveniently sited just opposite the Lorong Chuan MRT station.
At New Tech Park, we will also bring together staff from CBM’s group of companies including its latest subsidiary, Ingensys, allowing for greater cross-functional collaborations and improved efficiencies.
CBM Solutions successfully accredited as an ESCO
CBM Solutions has been successfully accredited as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) and is one of only 18 companies in Singapore recognised under a nationally-recognised Register of Accredited ESCOs (Auditing Services).
An ESCO is a company dedicated to the provision of energy efficient technology and services including financing, design, implementation and management of projects. With the development and expansion of the energy service sector as a significant growth potential in Singapore and the region, the accreditation system was established to enhance professionalism and raise the quality of services offered by ESCOs. This helps clients to streamline their procurement process and reduce overall tendering cost, leading to greater overall confidence and growth in the energy services sector.
Backed by a wealth of experience and expertise, CBM Solutions’ ESCO accreditation will position the company well to take on the emerging energy services market.
CBM Joins Singapore Compact as Corporate Member
CBM believes that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an on-going journey and that companies must continuously seek to improve their sustainable business practices. As a growing industry leader, CBM is cognisant of the need to address more than just its financial performance and continually strives to integrate. CSR into all aspects of its business. To further align its CSR strategy, CBM joined the Singapore Compact for CSR in October 2012 as a corporate member.
Through its membership with Singapore Compact, CBM hopes to increase its participation in the sharing of ideas and perspectives with other stakeholders to continually develop best practices in its operations.
CBM Secures Taman Jurong Shopping Centre Project
Located near Jurong Stadium, the Taman Jurong Shopping Centre houses a total of 61 shops that offer a large variety of goods and services to cater to the daily needs of the residents. This shopping centre has approximately 8,000 square metres of retail area and serves a catchment size of more than 6,600 dwelling units.
CBM will provide Addition & Alteration (A&A) works to the shopping centre over the next few months to revitalise the development.
CBM Awarded Contract To Provide IFM services For HDB Blks 54, 56 & 62 Sims Drive
HDB Blks 54, 56 & 62 located at Sims Drive fall under the HDB’s Interim Rental Housing (IRH)scheme introduced in 2009 as an interim housing measure for families who need temporary shelter but are able to work towards a longer-term housing solution.
As the appointed IRH operator, CBM will assist with the provision of temporary rental accommodation to needy families who fall into hardship and have urgent housing needs. CBM will also provide security services, Addition & Alteration works and building maintenance services.
CBM Re-Certified For ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
CBM successfully renewed its IMS certificate for the three ISO standards - ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001. The re-certification was awarded to CBM after a thorough audit by SGS International Certification Services Singapore. CBM was re-certified with no Minor or Major Non-Conformities.
CBM Re-Certified For Singapore Quality Class And Service Class
CBM has once again proven itself as one of Singapore’s leading Facility Management (FM) companies through its re-certification of both the Singapore Quality Class (SQC), a highly regarded certification in business excellence based on international standards, and Singapore Service Class, which is part of the SQC framework that endorses focus on service excellence.
The SQC standards recognise companies that embrace a collective approach to manage people, information, processes and customers so as to garner better business results. It also recognises consistent efforts to seek continual improvement in its business processes.
Since the last certification in 2009, CBM has relentlessly continued its journey towards business excellence by developing various IT platforms to streamline business processes and raise its service standards. All these have translated into significant growth.
“This re-certification is an endorsement of our efforts to improve on our systems and services. Clients can be assured that under the SQC framework, CBM’s service delivery and service quality is well managed and systematically benchmarked at the highest international levels.”
Mr Keith Koh Chief Development Officer, CBM
Happy Lunar New Year
CBM wishes you a very happy and prosperous lunar New Year! May it bring for you good luck, good fortune and good times.
Season's Greetings from CBM! Wishing you a joyful Merry Christmas and a wonderful happy New Year.
We look forward to your continued support during 2012!
SS 540 Certification ensures disruption-free service delivery
Adding to its impressive accreditation record, CBM was awarded the Business Continuity Management (BCM) SS 540 certification in mid-December. This certification is proof of how CBM ensures reliable and continued quality services at all times to help its esteemed clients even in times of crisis. Being BCM-ready is more than just strengthening corporate resilience against disruption to its operations; it also helps enhance clients' confidence in CBM as a trusted and sustainable business partner.
As one of the first FM companies in Singapore to obtain the BCM SS 540 certification, CBM has once again demonstrated leadership in business excellence and service delivery.
With the plan in place, CBM will be able to overcome any disruption to its operations and inconveniences will be kept to a minimum for all its clients.
CBM Security Pte Ltd receives Grade A status from SIRD for the 5th consecutive year
4 November 2011
For the fifth consecutive year since 2007, CBM Security Pte Ltd was awarded the highest grading, Grade A, by the Security Industry Regulatory Dept (SIRD). This ranks CBM Security as one of the best security agencies in the industry within the country.
The award is based on an annual exercise to audit all licensed Security Agencies (SAs) in Singapore to provide an assessment to the performance of the SAs. The Grading System also helps service buyers to discern service quality, motivate SAs to improve operation capability and to strategically elevate standards of private security industry in Singapore.
CBM: 40th Anniversary Celebration
22-24 August 2011
A celebration was held in August 2011 to mark the 40th anniversary of CBM as one of Singapore's leading one-stop solution centre for building management and maintenance services.
The celebratory-worthy moment was shared by not just CBM employees but also with our suppliers, partners and stakeholders, which was filled with exciting games, food served buffet style, lucky draw prizes, and cake-cutting ceremony.
It was an unforgettable interactive night for everybody as exciting games filled the night and attractive prizes were given to the lucky participants. Some staff even walked home with attractive prizes like an Apple i-Pad, electrical fan and rice cooker while others were rewarded with cash and gift vouchers.
The night ended on a sweet note with a customised cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the birth of CBM, as heralded by Mr Roy Chiang, CEO/President of CBM. Everybody present was invited to have a piece of cake in celebration of this notable moment.
A commemorative 40th anniversary CBM company mug was given out to all attendees that night to mark the occasion and thank people for showing their relentless support towards CBM for four decades.
CBM re-certified as an eco-friendly office
2 March 2011
CBM has been re-certified with the Green Office Label Certification in recognition of its eco-friendly office practices.
Some of its environmentally-friendly efforts are to reduce its energy consumption by using energy saving lights, setting auto-off mode on its office equipment when not in use, and purchasing products that have Energy Saving Labels.
CBM’s staff also plays an active role by religiously following the required eco-guidelines and practices within the office. CBM is also continuously gathering ideas on sustainability from staff, with a view to create more “green” site offices. The plan is to build “green” ideas collectively from its office and site-based staff to achieve its sustainability objectives.
CBM Security awarded 'A' grade by SIRD
24 February 2011
CBM Security has been awarded the 'A' grade by The Security Industry Regulatory Department (SIRD).
The aims of the Security Agencies (SAs) Grading Exercise are to provide an assessment to the performance of the SAs, help service buyers to discern service quality, motivate SAs to improve operation capability and to strategically elevate standards of private security industry in Singapore.
With this 'A' grade, CBM Security has once again proven itself to have the highest operational and service standards and provides quality security services.
Happy New Year
1 January 2011
All of us at CBM would like to wish you a Happy New Year.
Do stay tuned for more exciting news coming your way this 2011!
CBM Parking has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Certification
5 March 2010
CBM Parking Pte Ltd (CBM Parking) has been awarded the coveted ISO 9001:2008 Certification for its car park operations and management across Singapore. This is a standard that covers the Quality Management System which ensures a systematic approach in managing the organisation's processes.
The certification is a direct result of a high level of commitment from the entire organisation and its overall commitment to quality. This serves as a re-assurance to its customer on the quality and reliability of the company's systems and processes.
CBM launches its brand new interactive Website
1 January 2010
CBM launches its brand new customer-focused, interactive website.
The site www.cbm.com.sg features a vibrant new look, simplified navigation and improved search functions. This is part of our continuous effort to promote CBM’s brand, locally and internationally. It aims to better meet the needs of its clients when gathering information and updates about our organisation. While occasional users of the site will benefit from the improved navigation menus, some may find the “Shortcuts and Related Content” even more useful. You can also easily contact the person-in-charge for each service with our one-click button “Email Us” function. For job seekers, you will also find our new online application dynamic and user-friendly.
We will continue to seek ways to improve our corporate website. Your comments and suggestions are encouraged and you may go to our Contact Us page for further details.
CBM inks MOU with Nanjing Technical Vocational College
22 December 2009
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) has been signed between CBM and Nanjing Technical Vocational College (NTVC) to explore recruitment and training opportunities for students at NTVC.
The agreement is in line with NTVC’s commitment to provide its Engineering students, not only practical education but also hands-on application. As part of the MOU, CBM will provide adequate practical application for NTVC’s students in Singapore. The first batch of students will go through CBM’s comprehensive Training Programme that will expose them to industry’s standards in the real working environment.
bizSAFE Star Certification
1st September 2009
CBM has progressively achieved the highest level in the bizSAFE programme, which aims to improve safety and health in the workplace. Through the implementation of comprehensive risk management systems and procedures, and being certified OHSAS 18001-2007 organisation, CBM’s safety & health management system achieved the international standards.
Integrated Management System Certification for CBM
16th July 2009
CBM has been awarded the Integrated Management System Certification, which comprises the ISO 9001-2008, ISO 14001-2004 and OHSAS 18001-2007.
ISO 9001 is a certification for quality management, while ISO 14001 is given for meeting the environmental standard systems. OHSAS 18001 certification for Occupational Health and Safety standard has been developed to be compatible with the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Each of these standards has its own requirement.
ECC is one of the few Managing Agent companies to obtain ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004. ECC also obtained the certification in its first attempt.
These certifications are considered a testimony for the company’s dedicated efforts to develop world-class standards and continually improve on its streamlined processes.
Singapore Class Quality
9th January 2009
CBM is proud to be one of the elite organisations who share a vision of becoming world-class leaders in their respective industries through the attainment of the Singapore Quality Class (SQC). Administered by SPRING Singapore, the SQC provides companies an internationally benchmarked framework for business excellence covering seven dimensions: Leadership, Planning, Information, People, Processes, Customers and Results.
The SQC recognises that CBM has attained a commendable level of performance to reach world-class standards of its holistic approach to its management systems and processes, people and customers.
bizSAFE level 3 Certification
15th December 2008
CBM has recently received the bizSAFE Level 3 Certification from the Workplace Safety and Health Council. This is another testament to CBM’s capabilities and better safety standards.
By adopting the bizSAFE programme, CBM identifies the safety and health hazards at its workplace and takes appropriate actions to mitigate the risks associated along with these hazards. CBM continues to strengthen its partnerships with its customers and business associates while keeping their staff and workplaces efficiently functioning.
Green Office Label Certification
28th November 2008
CBM has been presented the Green Office Label Certification in recognition of its eco-friendly office practices. Some of its environmentally-friendly efforts are to reduce its energy consumption by using energy saving lights, setting auto-off mode on its office equipment when not in use, and purchasing products that have Energy Saving Labels. CBM’s staff also played an active role in achieving this certification by religiously following the required eco-guidelines and practices within the office. CBM is continuously gathering ideas on sustainability from staff, with a view to create more “green” site offices. The plan is to build “green” ideas collectively from its office and site-based staff to achieve its sustainability objectives.