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BMT bags Shatin-Central Link risk contract

Engineering consultant BMT Group has bagged a consultancy contract on the Shatin to Central Link railway project currently under construction by the railway operator MTRC (0066). In a statement issued last month, BMT Asia Pacific, a


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China State-Leader JV win bypass contract

A joint venture comprising of mainland construction giant China State Construction Engineering and Hong Kong contractor Leader Civil Engineering has won the fourth contract worth HK$3.35 billion from the Civil Engineering and Development Department for the


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Green light for Yau Tong shipyard project

  After a marathon planning process stretching back over a decade, a joint venture led by Henderson Land (0012) has finally been given the green light to proceed with its controversial Yau Tong shipyard redevelopment project.


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Govt: Revised tender, financial limits set to roll in Q2

The Development Bureau is set to implement revised tender limits and financial criteria for approved contractors bidding for public projects during the second quarter of 2013 after reviewing the responses collected during a recent consultation. In


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Shangri-La Asia to build hotel in Hung Hom

  Leading hotel operator Shangri-La Asia (0069) is pressing ahead with plans for a 599 room luxury hotel after submitting a planning application in Hung Hom district in Kowloon, an area which was previously dominated by


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Gammon interview: Golden Decade awaits

The Hong Kong construction industry can be confident of bulging order books for at least the a decade as the current boom continues according to leading construction firmGammon Construction. “In the coming ten years, we think


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PY completes Macau casino acquisition

Hong Kong listed Paul Y Engineering (0577) has raised HK$3.2 billion and completed the acquisition of a company for its proposed luxury hotel and casino project in Macau. In a recent press release, the contractor said


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Engineer Shortage

The construction industry could face a severe shortage of engineering staff if the government continues to pile on more work for contractors and consultants, according to the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers. Staff vacancies in engineering


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Predictions from property experts say plots could fetch up to HK$ 4,000 for Tseung Kwan O site and  Tuen mon plot could get HK$ 35,000 respectively.   TKOTL 112 Area 65C1, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories


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20 Building Plans Approved in Jan

March 7, 2012 20 building plans approved in Jan The Buildings Department approved 20 building plans in January – five on Hong Kong Island, eight in Kowloon and seven in the New Territories. Of the approved plans,


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