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  1. Bridge bosses call up 5,000 extra workers

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Five thousand extra construction workers will be hired to speed up the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, so that the longdelayed project meets ... among other measures designed to help Hong Kong connect with Macau and Zhuhai by the initial completion date, the spokeswoman said. The government was confident this would not compromise safety, ...

  2. Bridge ruling could mean new delay for rail link

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Court of First Instance quashed the permit for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge on April 18. The Environmental Protection Department appealed against the ruling and has asked the court ... of a legal dispute over the environmental impact of the planned bridge across the Pearl River estuary. The Sha Tin to Central link is one of a half-dozen major projects affected by the Court of First ...

  3. Government to appeal against bridge ruling

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government is to appeal against a landmark High Court ruling that quashed the environmental permit for the building of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ... a standalone analysis of projected environmental conditions in the absence of the bridge. The court said there should be mitigation measures to minimise the impact of a project, and the standalone ...

  4. Bridge cost could rise by HK$6.5b

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. The massive project was sidelined in April when a judge upheld an application for a judicial review claiming the government's 2009 environmental impact assessment ... was in any case obliged to minimise the pollution from a construction project. Yesterday's ruling means work on the Hong Kong section of the bridge- including a 130-hectare border crossing ...

  5. Quashed bridge plan was to be 'extra clean'

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam Officials said reclamation work for the boundary facilities of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, the environmental permit for which was recently quashed by a court, would ... at the northeastern end of the Hong Kong International Airport, was meant to begin in the third quarter of this year. But with the Court of First Instance rejecting the environmental chief's approval ...

  6. Public the big loser in wrangle over bridge

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung The judicial review of the government's environmental impact assessment for the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is an interesting case. A closer examination ... and if it is not handled properly, it could backfire. The Civic Party never publicly objected to the building of the bridge; it will be built in any case, but now only after an unnecessary delay and billions ...

  7. Expert questions bridge's benefits

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Paggie Leung A mainland expert yesterday raised doubts over the economic benefits of the planned Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, a day after the three sides struck a deal over the financing. His remarks coincided with calls by some Hong Kong truck drivers to allow drivers of all vehicles without mainland driving licences to use the facility, or else the bridge ...

  8. Bridge traffic already running into problems

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Integrating Hong Kong and the mainland is about bringing down barriers. The bridge that will link our city with Zhuhai and Macau will be a big part of that, but its success depends ... If the bridge is going to pay off, it has to be used by as much traffic as possible. Allowing a free flow across both sides of the border would immediately open the possibility of 7.4 million vehicles. ...

  9. Delta bridge link to get priority, says Guangdong planning chief

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Guangdong's top planning official has announced that the provincial government will do its utmost to hasten the launch of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The project, linking Hong Kong to the western part of the Pearl River Delta, has long been delayed. Li Miaojuan, director general of Guangdong's Development and Reform Commission, said the bridge ...

  10. Bridge hits bump over checkpoint locations

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan and Klaudia Lee in Beijing Construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge was unlikely to start this year because the location of the three checkpoints had yet ... of the Pearl River Delta, with some local delegates to the National People's Congress noting that Hong Kong's position as a transport hub might be adversely affected by the bridge ...




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