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  1. CNBM banks hopes on higher product prices

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen Ran China National Building Material expects strong net profit growth in the second half and next year as it raises cement prices to offset rising coal costs, the company said. The mainland's second-largest cement producer believes prices will g ...

  2. Drivers to keep up strike for surcharge

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... construction sites have agreed to pay them extra to cover the increasing diesel cost.' About 60 dumper truck drivers gathered outside the Murray Building in Central as association representatives ... the administration told them that for government projects lasting for more than 21 months there was a mechanism to adjust the budget according to price fluctuation in construction materials and fuel. ...

  3. The big cover-up

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... for conventional construction and requiring creativity and innovation. So if you're stuck with an ugly duckling, why not turn it into a swan? Simply removing an unattractive design flaw is an obvious ...

  4. Construction workers are the ones who need a five-day week

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for their getaway and little real work gets done. On the other hand construction workers slaving away, under the elements, on the developer's construction sites for six full days a week are not included in the five-day programme. The construction workers, as anyone who has undertaken manual work outside can confirm, are part of the very sector of the workforce that really needs to have ...

  5. Construction Bank 'interest' in Indonesian lender lifts shares 3pc

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Natalie Chiu Shares in China Construction Bank, the country's largest mortgage lender, jumped more than 3 per cent yesterday after a newspaper reported the lender may buy a 20 per cent stake in an Indonesian bank. Construction Bank was eyeing a stake worth about 6.23 trillion Indonesian rupiah (HK$5.3 billion) in Bank Negara Indonesia, Indonesia's fourth-largest ...

  6. Rising construction costs force 35 projects to seek extra funding

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The surge in construction costs in the past year has forced the administration to seek an additional HK$2.8 billion from the Legislative Council to complete 35 big public works ... of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, construction of the Route 8 expressway between Tsing Yi and Cheung Sha Wan, a waterfront parade in Ma On Shan and a new Customs and Excise Department headquarters ...

  7. Residential property construction slumps

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Construction of private residential units has fallen to a record low, a sign tightening supply may help the property market ride out the impact of the worsening US subprime crisis. Transport and Housing Bureau figures released yesterday showed construction was started on 300 units in the first three months of the year, compared with 1,100 in the same period last ...

  8. SFK Construction to invest 200m yuan in three mainland projects

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao SFK Construction Holdings, a Hong Kong-based building construction and civil engineering contractor, will invest 200 million yuan in three mainland property projects. The company, ... years,' said SFK Construction chairman and executive director Chan Ki-chun. 'We would like to have more turnkey projects on the mainland.' The company said sales expanded 62 per cent ...

  9. Lawmakers condemn delays in theme park's construction

    Posted Jun 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Legislators have criticised the delay in completing a theme park on Ma Wan island, saying the government should have specified, in its agreement with the developer, when the full site should be open to the public. According to a deal between Sun ...

  10. 20,000 Hongkongers tipped to lose construction jobs in Macau

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Fox Yi Hu

    ... Agnes Lam and Fox Yi Hu in Macau More than 20,000 Hongkongers working in Macau's construction sector will lose their jobs in the next few months as the financial crisis takes its toll ... Macau. Choi Chun-wah, chairman of the Construction Industry Employees' General Union, said about 28,000 Hongkongers were working in Macau's construction sector. 'About 10,000 Hong ...




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