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Hong Kong control point contract worth $6.5 billion awarded

The Civil Engineering & Development Department today awarded a $6.5 billion contract for construction of a road connecting the Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point and the proposed Sha Tau Kok Road Interchange. The contract includes


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Hong Kong Construction output up 7.4%

The total gross value of construction work main contractors performed in the first quarter of the year increased 7.4% in nominal terms over the same period last year, to $53.2 billion, the Census & Statistics Department


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Timely vetting of public works funding urged

Secretary for Development Paul Chan urges legislators to seize the time to vet funding proposals for capital works projects, to facilitate the projects’ smooth delivery. Mr Chan told legislators today that the Government has been implementing


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Legco’s Finance Committee gives go ahead for Hong Kong border crossing

The works include construction of a dual two-lane trunk road (with about 650m of a grade road, 3.1 km of viaduct and 750m of tunnels) connecting Sha Tau Kok Interchange to BCP and the associated environmental


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Yuen Long site to be offered

A Yuen Long site will be sold by public tender under the 2015-16 Land Sale Programme the Lands Department has announced. Lot No.2115 at the junction of San Tam Road and Maple Gardens 1st Street in


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MTR to invest HKD$10 billion in investment on Hong Kong network

The Mass Transit Railway (MTR), the rapid transit railway network in Hong Kong is committing more than HKD$10 billion for asset renewal investments in this calendar year. MTR Corporation plans to invest around $7 billion to


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Hong Kong Airport officials appointed

Jack So will take up the position of Airport Authority Chairman for three years from June 1, the Government announced today. Secretary for Transport & Housing Prof Anthony Cheung said Mr So is familiar with economic,


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CEDD commends contractors with outstanding safety performance

The Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) held the sixth CEDD Construction Site Safety Award presentation ceremony today (March 23) to commend contractors with outstanding safety performance at its construction sites in 2014. Speaking at the


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Central-Wan Chai Bypass Works affected by underwater object

Central-Wan Chai Bypass and Sha Tin to Central Link works may be affected by the discovery of a large metal object at the seabed near the former Wan Chai Ferry Pier, the Highways Department says. Reclamation


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MTR hammered over walder payout

Shareholders heaped hot words on MTR Corporation Limited’s management over a golden handshake given to former chief executive Jay Walder and a massive cost overrun due to delayed construction of a cross-border express rail link. The


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