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  1. One-off proposal to settle owed wages

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... Construction's $35 million retention money- a sum paid to the department as surety against failure to complete a project satisfactorily. Permanent Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands Thomas Chan ... their wage claims against Dickson Construction. The authority will discuss the proposal this week. 'This is a very isolated incident,' Mr Chan said. 'We hope the Housing Authority ...

  2. Construction waste levels down 40pc in last four years: Liao

    Posted May 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JASMINE WANG Updated at 6.28pm: The amount of construction waste disposed of at public landfills has decreased 40 per cent over the last four years, Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said on Friday. Dr Liao was speaking at?Green Construction? We Must Do Better?, organised by the Hong Kong Construction Association at the Hong Kong ...

  3. Study launched to reduce deaths at construction sites

    Posted Nov 10th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The construction industry's appalling safety record will be studied over the next year to improve standards and eliminate deaths. While industry deaths have fallen markedly since 1998, there still are more accidents at city building sites than in any other developed Asian city or nation. There were 59.9 accidents for every 1,000 construction workers in Hong ...

  4. Construction sites need tighter controls: union

    Posted Oct 12th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A construction workers' union has urged contractors to step up safety inspections at construction sites. The call follows an accident on Tuesday in which two 6-metre metal pipes fell more than 30 floors at a North Point construction site, landing on the street below and damaging eight vehicles. A third pipe landed on the canopy of the building under construction ...

  5. Manage a billion-dollar construction project

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Those who know their bricks from their mortar have a chance to be part of a large project and build a career too. An international construction group based in in Hong ... the role of an intermediary, which requires tact and good communication skills. Manlink Personnel Consultants, a local recruiter specialising in engineering, construction and property, has been ...

  6. Macau project needs a construction manager

    Posted Sep 16th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft An international construction group is on the lookout for an experienced manager to work on the expansion of Macau's Cotai Strip. Hsin Chong Construction Group is working on the development of substantial elements of the newest gaming hot spot in Macau, as well as on other major projects in Hong Kong and the mainland. The construction manager ...

  7. Communications Construction kicks off IPO marketing

    Posted Nov 15th 2006, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan and Wong Ka-chun Builder wins approval for Hong Kong share offering to raise up to US$2b China Communications Construction, which builds ports, roads and airports, will start ... by mainland firms such as China National Coal, which also hopes to list shares in Hong Kong before the year-end. Beijing-based China Communications Construction plans to kick off formal management ...

  8. Construction worker killed

    Posted Oct 11th 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... released the results of a survey showing that workers and others in the construction industry believe that the top three reasons for fatal accidents involving work at height were poor safety attitudes, low safety awareness and a lack of safety knowledge. The survey, which interviewed 581 people in the construction industry, also found that the industry agreed that extra funds for safety ...

  9. Revolver unearthed at Tsuen Wan construction site

    Posted Oct 28th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A rusty revolver was discovered at a construction site in Tsuen Wan yesterday, the third handgun found in the district this week. It was unearthed at about 3.20pm by a road ... Wai Kok Estate. His service revolver and a speed loader with six rounds of ammunition were missing when he was found. The construction site is less than 1km away from a Tai Chung Road ...

  10. Bovis succeeds in a tough construction market

    Posted Oct 27th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... 'Bovis Lend Lease has been able to build its business in Greater China by applying its experience, expertise and can-do attitude to one of the largest and toughest construction markets ... regional head office in Shanghai and has additional offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Taipei. The company provides construction, project management and design engineering services throughout ...




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