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  1. New features and facilities

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... walls and floors. Key Data 3,000 tonnes of steel were used to build the retractable roof- equal to the weight of 6,000 horses. Meets wind-load requirements set by the Hong Kong Buildings ... of jobs for the local labour market and its completion involved more than one million man hours. On peak days, there were 600 workers on-site. The area covered by the new roof measures 129,000 ...

  2. Firemen test hose that can slice steel

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Firefighters yesterday tested a high-powered water jet so strong that it is capable of cutting through steel or walls up to 10cm thick. The Fire Services Department ... to generate enough force to cut steel, concrete, wood, glass and other construction materials. It can be used in areas containing flammable material and explosives, where other cutting devices which ...

  3. Steel tycoon's ambitions forged in clan work ethic

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ...' in Sanskrit) and its rival, the International Steel Group, has made him Britain's richest man, worth GBP12 billion (HK$171.6 billion). He now owns, or partly owns, 12 huge mills stretching from ... Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi Roots of global entrepreneur Mittal's success lie in India Named after the Hindu deity of fortune and prosperity, steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal ...

  4. Everything you need to know about the complex

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The retractable roof was built using 3,000 tons of steel. The design meets wind load requirements provided in HK Buildings Ordinance, which means it is resistant to typhoon up to signal number 10. ...

  5. Stockpiles point to steel glut

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Signs of a potential supply glut in the overinvested mainland steel market emerged in the first quarter of this year, as inventories of low-end construction-grade steel swelled and prices began to fall. However, prices for higher quality flat steel remained buoyant. According to the China Iron & Steel Association (CISA), inventories at 66 large and medium-sized steel ...

  6. Man-eating manholes

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... they eat people. Many have no steel covers, so when it rains and the streets flood, they become invisible, ghastly traps for unwary pedestrians. Victims have included students, office workers, ...

  7. Oil man gushes with optimism over industry

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Sinopec Zhenhai chief Sun Weijun says growth in the sector will survive efforts to tighten investment, writes Eric Ng Oil man gushes with optimism over industry SUN WEIJUN preferred ... are mainly aimed at tackling over-heating in the steel, aluminium and cement industries. 'The petrochemical industry, on the other hand, is primarily linked to the consumption segment ...

  8. Ben Weaver

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... otherwise can be a one-paced programme driven by pedal-steel guitar, organ and banjo. Weaver was born in Oregon and raised in the backwoods of Minnesota, and his lyrics have all the perfunctory ...

  9. Jinxi may tap market for US$300m

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Hebei province-based Jinxi Iron and Steel plans to list on Hong Kong's main board as a red chip next month to raise US$200 million to $300 million to expand capacity, sources ... was a state-owned enterprise until management bought a controlling stake in 1999. It focuses on construction steel which is in high demand because of China's construction boom, driven by investment ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Steel rods worth $30,000 stolen from work site A haul of 214 L-shaped steel rods weighing 120 tonnes was stolen from a highway construction site in Tsing Chuen Wai Road in Tuen Mun yesterday. The theft, worth about $30,000, was reported stolen when a worker arrived for work at 8am. Each steel rod is about 6 metres long. Police believe a crane truck was used in the burglary. ...




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