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  1. HK listing possible: Jiaolong

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So in Tongzhou Jiangsu Jiaolong Heavy Industry Group, a marine steel structure producer that will issue about 1.5 billion yuan worth of new shares in Shanghai, has yet to rule out the possibility of listing in Hong Kong. The company, which produ ...

  2. Income at China State Construction up 34pc

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Carol Chan

    ... Carol Chan Hong Kong-listed builder China State Construction International Holdings posted a 34 per cent rise in first-half profit on the back of more contracts in Macau and Dubai. Net ... there by 2010. Last month, China State Construction revealed plans to acquire assets from its parent company, including a construction firm in Shenzhen and construction insurance services operations ...

  3. Construction shares get lift from Tsang

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong Construction stocks rose as much as 7 per cent yesterday, spurred by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's blueprint to launch 10 big infrastructure projects. China State Construction led the surge, closing 6.9 per cent up at HK$12.70 after rising 13.81 per cent by midday. Chun Wo Holdings and Hanison Construction Holdings closed 5.9 per cent and 5.1 per cent higher ...

  4. Construction is a casual job young people rightly shun

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp I wish to stress that increased capital works spending is a livelihood issue. Whilst the overall unemployment rate is now down to 4.3 per cent, that in the construction ... If she means to tell us that there are not many young people in construction trades at the moment, well, she is right. Only 5.3 per cent of construction workers are aged 15 to 24. That figure ...

  5. Kowtow to construction lobby explains social ills

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... to solve it? Hmmm..., good question. The only possible answer I can think of is that construction contractors are always lobbying Donald for more work and they swing a lot of weight ...

  6. Ng constructs easy win

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... was sympathetic with building workers on strike for higher wages and shorter working hours. Ng, 34, who works on a construction site piling rig, knows just how difficult it is to make a living as a labourer in the construction industry. 'I'm all for them fighting for their rights,' said Ng, who will represent Hong Kong in the Singapore Marathon in December. 'Working ...

  7. Construction Bank lowers mortgage limit for second homes in Chongqing

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Construction Bank has begun limiting second-home mortgages in Chongqing to 60 per cent of the purchase price from 70 per cent previously amid soaring property values in the city. ... not unveil the exact number. Andy Lee Yiu-chi, a general manager at Centaline's Shenzhen branch, said since last month mainland banks, including Construction Bank, had lowered the loan ratio ...

  8. The way ahead for railway construction

    Posted Oct 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... project will ensure that the line, talked about for more than two decades but not built on the grounds it would be uneconomical, is constructed. Authorities should have adopted this approach long ... is already developed, the MTR Corp will not be able to recover construction costs by building shops, offices and housing above the three planned stations. Yet the western part of Hong Kong Island ...

  9. Most strike-hit construction sites are back in action

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam, Denise Hung The number of construction sites seriously affected by the bar-benders' strike has dropped by nearly two-thirds over the past week, a government source said. ... the source said. There are 166 construction sites in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Construction Association chairman Conrad Wong Tin-cheung said up to one-third of the affected projects belonged to small ...

  10. Flexible work hours could beat heat, say construction bosses

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Construction bosses yesterday proposed more flexible work hours as one possible solution to the problem of workers being struck down by heatstroke. 'We can consider setting working hours from 7am to 8pm instead of 7am to 7pm, giving two hours for workers to rest, or let workers leave at 5.30pm instead of 6pm,' Gammon Construction chief executive Thomas Ho ...




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