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  1. Construction lays firm foundations

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... on a range of construction projects in New Zealand, Malaysia, Laos and Thailand before moving to Hong Kong and taking up his present role as managing director in 2007. Married with five sons, Tyrwhitt is passionate about his work and a strong advocate of employee recognition and teamwork. He attributes the one-day notice he was given to leave Australia to take over a construction ...

  2. Dubai an example of a construction investment bubble

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... now prides itself on having the world's tallest building but is better known for the world's silliest construction projects- that palm-shaped reclamation on the coast, for instance, ... offices and you will have bankers. Just apply steroids to your office construction programme and, hey presto, the world has a new global financial centre. Yes, it all went wrong. ...

  3. Demand grows for construction specialists

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Nicholas Olczak

    ... Reports by Nicholas Olczak The Eagle's Nest Tunnel stretches 2.1 kilometres underground between Cheung Sha Wan and Sha Tin. Working on the construction of the tunnel offered Clayton ... continually presents new challenges. A client might ask to use fibreglass instead of steel bars for part of a construction, for example, and Chan's team will have to advise on whether this could ...

  4. CRCC limits Mecca rail losses to 1.38b yuan

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Analysts have hailed the sale of a loss-making light rail project in Saudi Arabia by China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) to its parent company as beneficial for the firm's shareholders. On Friday, CRCC sold the light rail project in Mecca to its state-owned parent of the same name, which owns 61.33 per cent of CRCC, for 2.08 billion yuan (HK$2.46 billion), ...

  5. Programme brings Gift to villagers

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Corporation and Gammon Construction, have taken part in the programme. The programme entails an MBA-style classroom module followed by a hands-on experiential learning initiative where participants ...

  6. Nepalis paid less than local building workers

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Nepali construction workers work longer and are paid less than locals, a survey by the Nepalese Construction Workers Union has found. Nepali construction workers were commonly ... less, but Cantonese was not really needed on construction sites, union chairman Gurung Tulajang said. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Fractious Asia risking conflict over resources

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by BRAHMA CHELLANEY

    ... The intensifying competition over natural resources is shaping resource geopolitics, including the construction of oil and gas pipelines. China has managed to secure new hydrocarbon supplies through ...

  8. Nepalis paid less, work longer, study finds

    Posted Oct 12th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Nepali construction workers work longer hours and are paid less than locals despite doing the same job, a survey by the Nepalese Construction Workers Union has found. It was commonplace for Nepali construction workers to be paid about HK$500 for a 10-hour day- about HK$100 less for two hours' more work than locals, the union said. Employers use Nepalis' ...

  9. Investors wary about CCC plan to issue 3.5 billion A shares

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih Investors reacted cautiously to news from China Communications Construction (CCC) that the mainland company will list in Shanghai, possibly raising HK$24 billion. CCC plans ... owns 61 per cent of Road & Bridge, which builds roads, bridges and airports. CCC, China's largest dredging and port construction firm, is also involved in highway and railway ...

  10. Dare to risk, dare to win

    Posted May 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Engineering and construction professionals Sembawang Based in Singapore, Sembawang employs about 50 people in Hong Kong and has vacancies for more than 30 professionals, ... vice-president of projects, Sembawang Hong Kong, part of the Punj Lloyd Group and one of the largest engineering and construction firms in Southeast Asia. Communication, as well as interpersonal ...




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