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19 Building Plans Approved in June

The Buildings Department approved 19 building plans in June three on Hong Kong Island, two in Kowloon and 14 in the New Territories. Eight were for apartment and apartment-commercial developments, seven were for commercial developments, and


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Sub-groups set for Lantau development

The Lantau Development Advisory Committee will set up four subcommittees to handle Lantau development proposals before the end of August. The committee held its third meeting today to endorse the strategic positioning and development direction for


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MTR should form oversight committee

The Government has welcomed a recommendation that the Mass Transit Railway Corporation’s board should form a committee to oversee future large-scale projects and make quarterly progress reports. The recommendation was made in a report released today


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Gammon Bags HK$3.91 billion contracts for Public Rental Housing Development Science Park

Gammon Building Construction Limited wins HK$3.91 billion contracts for Public Rental Housing Development of Tuen Mun and Hong Kong Science Park Phase 3c Gammon Building Construction Limited has won two building contracts with a total value


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Camp delivers slope safety message

The Day Camp for Geotechnical Engineers of Tomorrow, held today, gave students a basic grounding in geotechnical engineering, slope safety and the roles and duties of geotechnical engineers. More than 120 junior secondary school students from


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Urban Renewal Authority’s long-term financial stability threatened.

The Urban Renewal Authority has recorded a HK$2.3bn deficit in the last financial year, based on a report by Barclays According to the report on the Urban Renewal Authority, the deficit was rooted to the delay


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Construction output hits $49.2b in Q1

Highest quarterly figure on record The construction industry, currently struggling under the weight of bulging order books, got the first quarter of 2014 off to flying start with the highest total for quarterly output so far


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Rural Groups Demanding New Lantau Highways

Lantau’s rural committees are pressing for the construction of a Lantau Circular Highway that would effectively end South Lantau’s isolation from the rest of Hong Kong. The four committees are asking for the construction of the


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New Territories project can not be delayed

The Government has appealed to legislators to pass the funding application for the advance site formation and engineering infrastructure works relating to the New Territories new development areas at a meeting this Friday, and not to


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Atkins wins contract to develop IMX International Trade & Exhibition Centre

Atkins, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, has won a contract as masterplanner to develop the IMX International Trade and Exhibition Centre, located within the new Hongqiao Central Business District (CBD)


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