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Lantau Island site sold

The tender for a Lantau Island site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $203.89 million, the Lands Department announced today. Lot No. 765 in Demarcation District No. 332 at South Lantau


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Hung Hom station plan accepted

The Government today accepted the proposed holistic assessment strategy submitted by the Mass Transit Railway Corporation regarding the platform slabs and diaphragm walls of the Hung Hom Station Extension under the Shatin to Central Link Project.


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Rail inquiry team granted extension

The Chief Executive in Council today approved a request by a rail inquiry commission to extend the time for it to submit a report to the Chief Executive by February 26, 2019. The Commission of Inquiry


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Balfour Beatty JV awarded $705m Hong Kong theatre contract

Balfour Beatty’s Hong Kong-based joint venture, Gammon Construction, has won a US$705m theatre project. The international infrastructure group, announced that its 50:50 Far East joint venture, Gammon Construction, has been awarded a HK$ 5.5 billion (c.


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Tung Chung Line plan under review

The Government is reviewing the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s project proposal for the Tung Chung Line Extension and will request more details for further study, Secretary for Transport & Housing Frank Chan said today. Speaking at


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New water treatment facility for Shek Wu Hui in Sheung Shui

A new water treatment facility at Shek Wu Hui in Sheung Shui will help recycle 56,000 cubic meters of water – enough to fill 24 standard swimming polls daily. Water from the facility will be used


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MTRC works proposal submitted

The Highways Department today received a holistic proposal from the Mass Transit Railway Corporation on the Hung Hom Station Extension works under the Sha Tin to Central Link project. The Government asked the MTRC to formulate a


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13 building plans approved

The Buildings Department approved 13 building plans in September – five on Hong Kong Island, two in Kowloon and six in the New Territories. Seven were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, four were for commercial developments,


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Talks set amid land deadlock

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government is actively following up on the alleged occupation of land by Mainland boundary guards in Sha Tau Kok, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said today. Speaking during the Chief Executive’s


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Innovation to boost construction in Hong Kong

The construction industry contributes more than 5% to Hong Kong’s GDP, while employing about 9% of our workforce. The results are visible, and visibly impressive. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, now the world’s longest sea crossing, was


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