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Queen’s Pier reassembly slated for 2016

Government plans to complete work in 2018 Queen’s Pier, the focus of heated demonstrations by heritage activists desperate to save it in 2007, will serve as a public pier again when reconstruction is completed in 2018,


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Policy Address Construction Goodies

But little mention on resources to meet workload The government has unveiled a raft of new policy initiatives that is expected to add to the already-full order books of the construction industry but with little mention


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Doubts raised on Tung Chung West reclamation

Development intensity at Tung Chung East may increase to compensate The government is drawing up a plan B should proposed reclamation in the western part of Tung Chung be scrapped if the area is found to


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Keeping an eye on the contractor

Warnings by RSSA on staffing shortages With the construction industry in a buoyant state, concern over labour shortages on the frontline to meet the increased workload tends to naturally grab the headlines. Often overlooked, however, is


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Dragages wins $10.3b border crossing tunnel job

Lung Shan Tunnel will be Hong Kong’s longest road tunnel French contractor Dragages Hong Kong has been awarded the principle contract on the Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Border Crossing Point project, the Lung Shan tunnel worth HK$10.3


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Mid-2014 start for Kai Tak Stadium pre-construction

Government to apply for $50m funding in May Detailed pre-construction work for a huge sport stadium at Kai Tak, mooted for years since the airport relocated to Chek Lap Kok, could begin as early as mid


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Incomplete ground data hits border crossing costs

Cost estimate and design went ahead without key site investigation  Failure to include to obtain and include further ground investigation data during the finalisation of design for a key cross-border boundary crossing project contributed partly to


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The Year that was 2013

Construction Post looks back at the main events of the year For the construction industry, the year 2013 turned out to be as eventful as the mainstream current affairs topics that gripped the public during the


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Foundation contractors outperform in 2013

Tysan share price doubles Investors who were brave enough in 2013 to buy shares in the foundation contractors listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange were rewarded with handsome capital gains, on paper at least. Tysan


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Public works worth $9.58b awarded in Nov 2013

The government and affiliated organisations awarded public works contracts for buildings, building services and civil engineering work worth a combined total of HK$9.58 billion last month. The Housing Authority which oversees development of public rental and


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