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  1. Tsuen Wan green corridor may offer relief from concrete jungle

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong It is time railways added something to the communities they pass through other than giant buildings and huge shopping malls. That is the thinking behind plans to provide common areas for the public at West Rail stations rather than closed and is ...

  2. Concrete plans crush dreams of saving harbour

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Central and at Tamar are about something other than millions of tonnes of concrete, office space and a new highway. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Michael Suen Ming-yeung has said: ... for people's aspirations with your concrete (pun intended) plans to ignore them. The evidence that you do not care at all is overwhelming. PETER SHERWOOD, Discovery Bay Tamar slate unclean In his ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Private road blocks way to new life for villagers

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Displaced people get land to build homes but the only way in is barred by posts and concrete Private road blocks way to new life for villagers Villagers forced out ... said a secret benefactor had bought them access rights. When they tried to start building their homes in October, posts and concrete blocks denied them access to the site. "We trusted ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Technology keeps MTR line on track

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... traffic was busy due to the highway nearby. It was the first time the technique had been used in Hong Kong. Concrete segments, most of them pre-cast in the mainland, were sent to the site and two ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... several thousand squatters were moved off slopes into temporary housing. However, his comment implying a potential lack of longer term safety through the use of spray concrete slope surfacing ... as well as by providing slope surfacing systems to prevent rainfall infiltration. In this regard, sprayed concrete is a very useful tool. Drainage from behind the sprayed-concrete slope surfacing ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 5, 2012

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Projects focus on pouring concrete Living Lamma has been lobbying for community improvements on Lamma Island for the last four years. Standard design and procedures often block action ... public works used to be about providing a bit of concrete for pathway improvement or well repair. Though villagers might have asked for other things, such as nice-looking streetlights, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Actress JuJu Chan's plea to MTR chiefs after assault at Admiralty

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... MTR, the police and the government need to work together to take concrete action in punishing offenders." Chan agreed, saying she had seen bystanders stay silent when they witnessed ...

  8. Gap filler blamed for MTR disruption

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... materials, is used in expansion joints between concrete beams in the tunnel and an adjacent steel duct enclosing utility equipment. Held in place with industrial adhesive, it prevents the two ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, March 12, 2013

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... with the problem. If concrete action is not taken, Beijing residents will continue to suffer. If the bad air continues to be a serious problem, it will be a blow to Beijing's economy as investors ...

  10. Villagers seek halt to rail line works

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and set up 20 other meters to check the underground water levels. When tunnelling started, it would lay down concrete lining at the same time to protect the underground water and soil structure, ...




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