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SINGAPORE SPENT S$950M TO BUILD UNDERGROUND CAVERNS

Singapore yesterday unveiled its latest engineering feat to overcome the constraints of land - an underground commercial storage facility for oil products. The ambitious Jurong Rock Caverns took six years of planning and a further eight of construction at a cost of $950 million, with about 1,700 workers employed. Declaring it officially open, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong told a ceremony on Jurong Island that the endeavour was challenging, risky and expensive, but will ultimately prove rewarding.

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