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  1. Student engineers career switch

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Crystal Tai

    ... on modifications that could be made to engines for greater safety. The statistical aspect of industrial engineering is usually foreseeable, but there are also many social aspects. 'Communication ... ENGINEERING MAY SEEM like a centralised industry, but in reality there are many different disciplines that can be explored within the field. This was a lesson learned by Thomas Lai, 22, ...

  2. MTR on track for paperless future as engineers move to tablet PCs

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eliminated the tedious business of carrying blueprints, maps and other paper data by the rail operator's seven-man inspection team. Engineer Dorian Leung Wai-man, MTR maintenance support ... consultancy study for the MTR. The study marked a significant milestone for Hong Kong's metro rail system in terms of bolstering safety, operational efficiency, asset use and performing its wide ...

  3. MTR on track for paperless future as engineers move to tablet PCs

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Engineer Dorian Leung Wai-man, MTR maintenance support manager, said the inspections were carried out annually, covering the railway network's 87.7km route. 'Our inspectors do their job ... safety, operational efficiency, asset use and performing its wide range of maintenance jobs. The MTR's EAM framework was developed as a risk-based system to comply with the requirements ...

  4. Shortage of safety expertise in mines 'hits crisis point'

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan The appalling accident record in mainland coal mines is due partly to a shortage of qualified safety technicians, according to a senior coal mine engineer and academic. Zhang Tiegang, of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and chief engineer at the Pingdingshan Coal Co in Henan, said the shortage had hit a crisis point. 'The high frequency of coal mine accidents, ...

  5. Wang's winning formula combines engines and English

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... to enter the world of motor racing, has been lining up on the grid since the 2002 season. It sets standards above all on the safety technology front. The series will embark on its third season ...

  6. Bike race cancelled over safety worries

    Posted Nov 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the department's concerns, but the decision was 'absolutely unreasonable'. 'We understand the department was considering the safety of hikers who might also be using the trail, ... point,' he said. An Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department spokesman said the association withdrew its application while the department was considering the safety of other hikers ...

  7. Wanted: graduates for the health and safety industry

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... As a result, manufacturers and service providers are required to comply with increasingly stringent international regulations governing many aspects of health and safety, as well as broader concerns ... rewarding because the majority of science or engineering students have given little thought to joining our industry as a career option,' Ms Lee said. Graduates usually start as lab technicians ...

  8. Made to measure for those who value public safety

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... construction. Surveyors also have to face public concerns and even deal with opposition to various government projects. A building surveyor's main duties focus on building maintenance and safety ... in the field, Mr Ho's duties include conducting land boundary, geodetic, topographical, engineering and hydrographic surveys, producing maps using a computerised land information system ...

  9. Safety and hygiene problems threaten 2008 Olympics

    Posted May 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the country to further economic development. However, after a recent trip to Beijing, I am disappointed and worried. First, the safety of people and their belongings is a problem that all must ... congestion that Professor Wong advocates or a $10 billion make-work project- jobs for the boys in the civil engineering fraternity? JOHN BOWDEN, chair, Save Our Shorelines Return surplus capital ...

  10. Discipline to make the city a safer place

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li THE HONG KONG Institution of Engineers (HKIE) plans to set up a fire safety engineering discipline next year as part of an initiative to make buildings in the city safer, and to elevate Hong Kong's status as an international metropolis. 'The trend now is to look at fire safety engineering as a science, and look at the reasons for fires, taking into account risk ...




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