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  1. Building pipelines easier than building trust

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... firm, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), signed a memorandum to build two natural gas pipelines from Siberia to western and eastern China. With first deliveries expected in about five years, ... to build a southern spur pipeline that would bring 600,000 barrels of oil a day to China's industries. It is insisting on a feasibility study. Meanwhile, it hopes to use the plan as leverage ...

  2. En route to fast growth

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Brandon Zatt From the growth of the earliest civilisations to modern nation building and infrastructure development, road building has always been essential to a nation's coherency ... campaign and new infrastructure building in the developing world, and as new roads age and need resurfacing. Born from two of the earliest state-owned enterprises in Zhejiang province for road ...

  3. Hospitality takes centre stage

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... The four-in-one sustainable architecture, design, building services and electrical engineering trade show is launching a new section this year called Asian Hospitality Design ... for electrical installations, transmission and distribution, energy efficiency and sustainable energy for various budgets and project types. Asian Building Technologies will introduce efficient, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Building up a profile of a fraudster

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by GREG AU-YEUNG

    ... increase in repayments. Some banks are already building data repositories that tap into social media, hoping that one day this information may be useful; there may be indications of a person's ...

  5. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mainland provinces plan building spree to counter economic slowdown

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... building spree Hubei, Henan, Jiangsu, Gansu and Anhui provinces will spend 400 billion yuan (HK$491.3 billion) on infrastructure projects in the next few years, mostly on roads. "China plans ... to build 1,628 kilometres of roads and 36km of railways from this year to 2015. Jiangsu Communications Holding, an infrastructure firm controlled by the Jiangsu provincial government, said it would ...

  6. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Building on housing's 'wealth effect'

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Rising home prices in the United States are expected to encourage consumer spending next year, giving a lift to the country's economy Building on the wealth effect For the first time since the recession, there is potential for rising property values to boost consumer spending and give the United States' economy a nudge. Housing's so-called ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    URA seals deal with flat owners to redevelop Sham Shui Po building

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Homeowners in rundown building agree to sell to Urban Renewal Authority so it can redevelop the site, in first deal of its kind Owners agree sale for U.R.A. makeover The Urban Renewal Authority (URA) has sealed a deal with homeowners in a dilapidated block of flats to redevelop the building, in what's being called a historic breakthrough. URA ...

  8. Sino Group builds on solid integrity

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... experience in managing contractors and consultants. Sino Group is also recruiting building-services managers and engineers, as well as senior managers and senior engineers. The requirement is a degree, and five to six years' experience for managers, and 10 years' experience for senior managers in maintenance engineering of residential or commercial buildings, plus chartered ...

  9. Rising prices, aspirations push up cost of building

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... surveying firm Davis Langdon & Seah. Research by the firm showed the cost of building mass residential flats averaged HK$1,627 per square foot in the first quarter of the year, up 7.7 per cent on the same quarter last year. The biggest increase in building costs was in the luxury housing sector, where costs were HK$2,819 per sq ft in the first quarter, up 8.4 per cent from HK$2,601 a year ...

  10. Two more drop bids to build hospitals

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Two more organisations that had planned to bid to build private hospitals on a pair of sites identified by the government withdrew from the tendering ... the city's 590 Quality Healthcare clinics, is bidding for both sites, at Wong Chuk Hang in Aberdeen and Tai Po, while the University of Hong Kong also wants to build in Wong Chuk Hang. Raffles ...




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