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  1. Delta-bridge victor rests case after court ruling

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bridge, said the case threw into question Hong Kong's reputation as a city that 'got the job done well'. 'It sounds a little funny that it was [not] until the construction ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ivan Zhai in Guangzhou The Tung Chung resident who won a legal battle to quash the environmental permit for the multibillion-dollar bridge being built across the Pearl ...

  2. Judge's ruling threatens work on delta bridge

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... as little as six months to bridge the gap of information,' he said. It was the second time the department had been defeated in court over the environmental impact assessment process since ... Maggie Ng and Cheung Chi-fai The multibillion-dollar bridge being built across the Pearl River estuary might be delayed for months after a court quashed the environmental chief's ...

  3. Assessment of bridge project's impact on air quality is flawed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is a shame that the Advisory Council on the Environment found so little to question in the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project ('Environment watchdog backs delta bridge plan', October 13). The Highways Department's ridiculous claim that the bridge will have no residual air quality impact after it goes into operation, ...

  4. Scrutiny of bridge 'severely limited'

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Key information on the environmental impact of the mainland section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is not available for public scrutiny, even though its construction ... on whether to accept an environmental impact assessment report, will give its assessment of the bridge project on Monday. A month ago, a subcommittee under the council expressed reservations about ...

  5. Nine still missing after collapse of Foshan bridge

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... jams. Little improvement is expected for more than six months while the bridge is repaired. Local media said the accident had shocked the provincial leadership, with party secretary Zhang ... Minnie Chan in Guangzhou Rescue work continued yesterday as at least nine people and four vehicles were confirmed as still missing following Friday's collapse of a bridge in Foshan, ...

  6. Sand barge brings down Xi River bridge

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai A sand barge struck a bridge over the Xi River between Heshan and the town of Jiujiang in Guangdong yesterday morning, bringing down a section of the structure at least 200 metres long. Most of the vessel was submerged under the collapsed sections of the Jiujiang Bridge, forcing its stern out of the water. 'There were 10 crew members on the boat,' Nanhai ...

  7. 29 killed in Hunan bridge collapse

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Workers crushed as new road link crumbles A bridge due to be finished in two weeks has collapsed in Hunan province, killing at least 29 people and injuring 22, state media reported yesterday. More victims are believed to be buried under the debris, with only a remote chance of survival. The 328-metre arched stone bridge spanning the Tuo River in the famed Fenghuang ...

  8. Land to be reclaimed for bridge crossing

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which green groups fear could cause irreversible environmental damage. The amount of land required- 21/2 times the size of the West Kowloon cultural district- would make ... be needed to accommodate the immigration and customs facilities- similar in size to those at the new Deep Bay border crossing- as the bridge would bring heavy traffic, particularly freight, across ...

  9. Park's big vision includes a little of everything

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... bear cove. Walruses will perform to up to 300 people under the 'northern lights'. Also planned is an ice palace with huge ice sculptures. In the Rainforest, suspension bridges ...

  10. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Concern after deadly bridge collapses on mainland

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Experts say 18 collapses since 2007 is not true figure and blame poor quality and undue haste Concern over mainland bridge safety Safety a concern after at least 135 killed by collapsing bridges At least 18 bridges have collapsed on the mainland since 2007, killing 135 people, according to the records of the State Administration of Work Safety. ...




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