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  1. Crane tragedy shows need to be on guard

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of building the giant Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. As the economy revives, there will be more major projects and property developments. When there is money to be made and jobs to be had, people ... The fatal crane accident yesterday should be a wake-up call for Hong Kong. While it is a tragedy that two workers were killed and five were injured, the collapse of such a giant structure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/600099/crane-tragedy-shows-need-be-guard
  2. Dragages digs deep for staff safety

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hilda Poon The construction industry is booming, with mega-projects under construction, including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and the MTR extensions. The growing number of projects means companies are hiring more people. At Dragages Hong Kong, whose current projects include the MTR West Island Line and the Hong Kong-Shenzhen-Guangzhou Express Rail Link, a HK$5.5-million ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979228/dragages-digs-deep-staff-safety
  3. Rock-solid career in civil engineering

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... project, and the design of the artificial islands that will house the Hong Kong boundary crossing facilities for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. During that time, he worked as a graduate ... Hilda Poon Given Hong Kong's hilly terrain, heavy rainfall pattern and high urban density, landslides are always a risk. The torrential rains that lashed and inundated the city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990067/rock-solid-career-civil-engineering
  4. Search for bodies after river bridge plunge

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... of the Jiujiang Bridge early yesterday. 'We are using sonar to search for people and the vehicles that might be missing in the accident,' Nanhai district spokesman Mai Shaoqiang said. 'We also sent divers down, but nothing has been found so far.' The Yangcheng Evening News said two road workers on the bridge when it was hit were missing, but Mr Mai could not confirm that. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597074/search-bodies-after-river-bridge-plunge
  5. Sand barge brings down Xi River bridge

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai A sand barge struck a bridge over the Xi River between Heshan and the town of Jiujiang in Guangdong yesterday morning, bringing down a section of the structure at least 200 metres long. Most of the vessel was submerged under the collapsed sections of the Jiujiang Bridge, forcing its stern out of the water. 'There were 10 crew members on the boat,' Nanhai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597072/sand-barge-brings-down-xi-river-bridge
  6. Rush-hour fire closes both sides of tunnel

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to reopen the Hong Kong-bound tube at about 7pm, with traffic running in both directions. The second tube reopened at about 7.30pm. Congestion remained heavy on roads around the tunnel for some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551694/rush-hour-fire-closes-both-sides-tunnel
  7. At least 21 die as bus plummets from Ting Kau bridge

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Last updated at 6.50pm: At least 21 people were killed and 20 injured when a bus skidded off Tuen Mun Road near Ting Kau bridge around 6.35am, the Government confirmed on Thursday afternoon. The double-decker 265M KMB bus was fully loaded when it plunged some 50 metres from the bridge and narrowly missed a village house. The front of the bus was ripped open; many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421151/least-21-die-bus-plummets-ting-kau-bridge
  8. Inquiry after skipper runs into bridge

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Marine police are investigating a ship's master for alleged negligence after a fishing boat slammed into rocks at the base of a Tsing Ma Bridge pillar yesterday. A Hong Kong crew member, 35, suffered minor facial injuries, but the master, 43, and two other crew members were unhurt when the 28-metre wooden boat hit the bridge at midday. Two fireboats, two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/550040/inquiry-after-skipper-runs-bridge
  9. 2 hurt as truck tips over and hits bus near tunnel

    Posted Oct 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scarlett Chiang Two people were injured yesterday when a truck overturned and skidded into a bus at the entrance to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel. The accident occurred in front of the tollbooths on the Hunghom side of the tunnel. Police said the driver of the truck lost control in lane two of Hong Chong Road and overturned, skidding into a bus in lane four. A police spokeswoman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/475088/2-hurt-truck-tips-over-and-hits-bus-near-tunnel
  10. News - Hong Kong - ROAD SAFETY

    Hong Kong experts say cushions can fix flawed flyover dividers

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... After three people died in a similar crash on the Tsing Ma Bridge in December 1998, cushion barriers made of metal were installed at the ends of 15 dividers on roads where the speed limit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1046240/hong-kong-experts-say-cushions-can-fix-flawed-flyover-dividers

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