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Yau Tong’s dissenting owners

Yau Tong dissenting owners There are four remaining owners who are still not playing ball with the developer in the Yau Tong shipyard redevelopment project. The owner of Wing Shan Industrial Building has been a thorn


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Coming to Hong Kong, Asia’s largest precast unit

A gigantic precast unit, possibly Asia’s largest ever precast unit, is set to arrive in Hong Kong next month to be installed as part of the Central-Wanchai Bypass. “The whole precast unit is being manufactured at


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More engineers needed

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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Insurers: Good safety record matters more

Having a good record for safety is far more an important factor in reducing premiums for employees’ compensation cover rather than simply relying on a Pay for Safety Scheme in the contract, according to the insurance


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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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Want a big expat package?

Hong Kong’s high standard of living means fewer perks for pampered foreigners   Foreign professionals in Hong Kong seem to have it all – a city boasting great transport links, a standard of living that is


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