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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Speed of construction is draw of the mainland for Hong Kong architects

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... local architects have designs on the mainland The speed of construction projects on the mainland is something to be envied, says one of the first Hong Kong architects to work in Shenzhen's ... to be involved in construction projects on the mainland, where building is not hampered by such an extensive regulatory system. "There are times when I feel I'm not doing things in a realistic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545080/speed-construction-draw-mainland-hong-kong-architects
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian construction firm bosses held after fatal housing project collapse

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 06:55pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi At least 22 dead, at least dozen missing after two blocks of flats crumble in monsoon downpours Construction firm bosses held after fatal collapse Police in southern India have detained two construction company directors as rescuers using gas cutters and shovels searched for workers buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543060/least-9-killed-dozens-trapped-after-building-collapse-south-india
  3. News - China - IRAQ

    1,300 Chinese workers evacuated to Baghdad from Samarra construction site

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:52pm by Angela Meng, LAURA ZHOU

    ... to Dubai instead and said he hoped to return to Iraq for a construction project in the south. An embassy spokesman said all workers were safe but declined to comment on the evacuation. Some workers ... State-owned China Machinery Engineering Corporation is building a 630 megawatt power plant in Samarra. Construction on the US$1.2 billion project began in 2011. Security in Iraq has deteriorated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1541558/over-50-chinese-workers-evacuated-helicopter-amid-iraq-turmoil-state
  4. Lifestyle

    Ambitious plans for construction in north Lantau bring out voices of dissent

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 12:03am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Plans for extensive construction in north Lantau to exploit the Zhuhai-Macau link is stirring dissent among residents and conservationists, writes Elaine Yau A bridge too far ... a 2007 concept plan put forward under then financial secretary  Henry Tang Ying-yen. The extension plan includes the  construction of a 130-hectare  island with malls and hotels east of Chek Lap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1541094/ambitious-plans-construction-north-lantau-bring-out-voices-dissent
  5. Business - Companies - SHIPPING

    Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki to construct LNG tankers in China

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:07am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japanese shipbuilder strives to win market share from South Korean rivals by taking advantage of lower construction costs in China Kawasaki to build LNG tankers in China Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries plans to construct gas carriers abroad as it strives to lower costs and take market share from Korean rivals. At present currency levels, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1540542/japanese-shipbuilder-kawasaki-construct-lng-tankers-china
  6. News - World

    40 Indian construction workers kidnapped in Iraq, ministry says

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 01:35am by AP

    ... Associated Press Forty Indians working for a Turkish construction company near Mosul, northern Iraq, have been kidnapped, India's Foreign Ministry said yesterday. Spokesman Syed ... It was not immediately clear when the Indian workers were abducted. Akbaruddin said they had been working for the Tariq Noor al-Huda construction company in Iraq. Relatives in the Punjabi city of Amritsar said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535885/40-indian-construction-workers-kidnapped-iraq-ministry-says
  7. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China rejects Philippine proposal for construction ban in South China Sea

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing China rejected a suggestion by the Philippines for a regionwide ban on construction in the South China Sea after Beijing began building a school on a rugged ... legitimately done within her sovereign rights on the other," Hua said.   The Philippines said on Monday it would propose a moratorium on construction in the South China Sea, two days after China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1533893/philippines-propose-asean-moratorium-south-china-sea-construction
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Keep infrastructure spending steady, construction boss urges government

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:25pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Gammon's Thomas Ho says strategic plan for infrastructure would counter boom-bust cycle Construction boss urges policies for industry "Hong Kong's construction industry is always in a boom-and-bust cycle," said Thomas Ho On-shing, chief executive of Gammon Construction. Ho said the government spent HK$170 billion on construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1526653/keep-infrastructure-spending-steady-construction-boss-urges
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    A golden decade for the construction industry

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:26pm by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Hong Kong's construction industry is enteringa 'golden decade' with government-directed projects, says Gammon chief Thomas Ho, but rising costs driven by a skills gap are a concern Q & A Gammon Construction was founded in India in 1919. The company has been based in Hong Kong since 1958, after it won the contract to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1526687/golden-decade-construction-industry
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong facing shortage of 10,000 construction workers- and MTR is suffering

    Posted May 27th 2014, 01:32pm

    ... and contractors to find 10,000 construction workers that Hong Kong needs in the next four years- and the delay-plagued MTR is already feeling the pinch. The rail operator says it needs 18,000 workers ... and the prevailing labour shortage is common to the construction industry," an MTR spokesman said. "The corporation has been working with the government and the industry to address the labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519855/hong-kong-facing-shortage-10000-construction-workers

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