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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Construction boom doesn’t guarantee high profits for builders, Chun Wo’s bosses say

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 03:18pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... enhance our technology skills." Several massive infrastructure projects recently initiated in Hong Kong have kept construction firms busy. But Chun Wo's profit margin remains ... And in the case of a project built over six or seven years, the profit margin could turn out to be less than originally forecast, he said. "Builders usually discuss the risk factors of infrastructure ...

  2. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Skilled workers in short supply in Hong Kong's construction industry

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:56am by Peggy Sito

    ... boom Strong investment on the mainland and in Macau and a large amount of infrastructure work in Hong Kong have resulted in a growing shortage of suitably skilled labour and professional talent ... that they might leave if there was higher offer in future, he said. Leung said the salary increase required could be as much as 20 per cent at times. Major infrastructure projects, such as railways ...

  3. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Rising number of projects and labour shortage to keep construction costs high

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... from soaring costs Construction costs in Hong Kong are expected to rise sharply over the next two to three years because of an increase in infrastructure and residential developments ... costs will rise sharply in the coming two to three years as there will be more infrastructure construction under way, which will bid up the tender price of constructors and price ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSTRUCTION

    Leung Chun-ying hints at plan to import labour for construction

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:53am by Olga Wong, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Olga Wong and Samuel Chan Leung hints at plan to import labour The Chief Executive yesterday dropped another hint that imported labour might be used to help build a string of big construction projects in the next few years. Leung Chun-ying said the city could not rely solely on local workers to complete all the infrastructure work, which includes the northeastern New ...

  5. News - World - CONSTRUCTION

    Turkey opens first Asia-Europe rail link spanning Bosphorus

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 04:19am by Reuters

    ... Shinzo Abe, who attended the opening. Money for the other infrastructure schemes may prove more difficult to come by as global liquidity tightens, and that may force Erdogan to scale back plans ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSTRUCTION

    Import certain foreign workers, construction union says

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... if the construction workforce proved too small to meet growing demand, resulting in delays and higher costs in some infrastructure projects. Lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan expressed concern that the move would reduce ...

  7. News - China Insider - CONSTRUCTION

    World's longest cable-stayed bridge opens in China

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 05:39pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... with infrastructure construction”, especially considering the strong and dangerous sea tides of Hangzhou Bay. China has built many cable-stayed bridges, which are usually measured and ranked by the distance ...

  8. Business - China Business - CONSTRUCTION

    Chinese firms 'must try harder' for Iraq deals

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... infrastructure firms are well positioned to bid for the construction of natural gas-fired power plants in Iraq, but they need to work harder to catch up with Western rivals that have had a head start, according to an infrastructure lawyer. Daniel Tain, an Abu Dhabi-based partner and specialist construction and engineering lawyer at the London law firm Pinsent Masons, estimated that Iraq ...

  9. Business - Companies - CONSTRUCTION

    CSCI pins growth hopes on casinos and housing

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... executive Sammy Zhou Yong. More than 80 per cent of this year's capital expenditure would be devoted to affordable housing and infrastructure projects on the mainland, while the rest would go ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSTRUCTION

    Business and labour groups disagree over importing construction workers

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA

    ... was delaying progress on infrastructure projects and increasing building costs. "The government should take a courageous political step and import foreign labour," he said. Liberal Party ...




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