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BMT Appointed Environmental Consultant for Hong Kong Housing Authority

BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, announced today its appointment as Environmental Consultant to the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HKHA), the main provider of public housing within the Special Administrative Region.  BMT Asia


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Public Works Worth $5.54b awarded in February 2014

The current feverish pace in the construction industry shows no signs of let up yet with public works projects worth over HK$5 billion awarded during February this year. According to the government gazette and websites of


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23,000 units  still await building plan approval in Hong Kong

 Building plan approval for 23,000 units in Hong Kong could take up to  2.5-3 years. In the past three years, the Hong Kong Government sold more than 70 land sites, among which 42 have not received


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China Company Builds 10 3D Printed Houses in a Day

The Shanghai WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co., has created concrete houses using a massive 3D printer. Measuring 200 square metres, the fully fabricated houses cost approximately US$4,800 each, and were created using a huge 490 feet


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When projects are delayed due to labour shortages

A Fine Line on Extra Time. The construction market in Hong Kong continues at a steady pace, but there’s still the question of manpower and what happens when projects are delayed due to labour shortages.  


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Full speed ahead on labor imports

Shortfalls in construction industry to be addressed The government has decided to go ahead and fast track the importation of foreign labor despite strong opposition from Construction Site Workers General Union and the labor Department’s  labor


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Construction output hits $176b in 2013

Official figures indicate slowing rate of increase Driven by on-going government spending on public works, the construction industry continued to squeeze out a record value of output in 2013. According to recent official statistics by the


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Hsin Chong profits for 2013 up 3 pc

Optimistic on outlook for construction industry in 2014 although profits rose a mere 3 pc Profit attributable to shareholders rose just three percent despite turnover jumping by nearly a third, all this in a buoyant period


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China State Construction 2013 net profit up 30 pct

Trumps forecast due to large scale projects on mainland. China State Construction International Holdings Limited announced its 2013 annual results today. For the year ended 31 December 2013, the Group’s audited profit attributable to the owners


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green light for start on $17.5 bln 3rd runway

September start likely for third runway. Hong Kong’s government gave conditional approval on Tuesday to a third runway for the city’s airport. Transport Secretary Eva Cheng said government policy advisers approved an expansion plan for Chek


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