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  1. More than just a pipe dream

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Examples of ground-breaking construction and engineering are hardly new in Hong Kong, but converting part of the former Kai Tak runway into a state-of-the art cruise terminal has again required contractors to resort to unique design-and-build construction solutions. When complete, the terminal and facilities at Kai Tak will provide Hong Kong with another iconic ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... with the HK govt. All we HK residents should stand up for the harbour.   On the shortage of construction workers for additional house-building projects: Marcus H. Langston- Build no more village houses for Heung Yee Kuk and indigenous males and use the workers from that scam. Jessie Tong- 7 million people in HK but still insufficient construction workers? So no unemployment in HK? ...

  3. hope floats

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie Images of bat-wing junks have been used to epitomise Hong Kong for generations. The graceful vessels have featured on countless postcards since the mid-19th century. Much as Big Ben symbolises London, the sailing junk continues to represent H ...

  4. A homecoming for URS/Scott Wilson

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis The challenges of building high-profile projects, such as the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, not only extend the boundaries of construction and engineering practices, but also hone the professional skills of the construction experts involved. Barry Wong, associate director at URS/Scott Wilson, says the project is another opportunity for the construction and engineering company's ...

  5. Kai Tak cruise terminal tenders invited

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... and construction, and lease it to an operator for a 10-year term, reduced from 50 years. Information is available on the Tourism Commission's website. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Hong Kong Maritime Museum ready for relaunch after facelift at Central pier

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... the ground floor of Murray House in Stanley to its new home- a prime four-deck waterfront location overlooking Victoria Harbour. After months of construction, the purpose-built space will open ...

  7. Tunnel vision

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Controversial from the time it was first discussed, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge across the Pearl River estuary is finally under construction on the Hong Kong side, after lengthy judicial delays. ... Kong government was willing to provide land on either side of the harbour for road access, it was not prepared to assist financially in construction work without external guarantees, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HARBOUR

    Harbour watchdog backs yacht club's proposal for racing facilities

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... for a permanent breakwater of about 470 square metres, and the ideas were only proposed after tunnel construction works in the area were tendered. Adding the breakwater involves the harbour protection ...

  9. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong turns on fund pipeline in push for bigger basics

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... gets the green light to build the third runway, the local construction industry can expect a pipeline of infrastructure projects that will run until the mid-2020s at least," Connor said. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Renovation urged for Hong Kong's Tsim Sha Tsui ferry pier to revive 'dead zone'

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that the terminus would remain and would not be replaced by a piazza. However, constructive suggestions about what we should do now were absent. Over time I believe the pier at Tsim Sha Tsui, if it is left ...




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