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  1. All In A Day's Work: Safeguarding lives

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Catherine Macer

    ... Catherine Macer As health and safety manager at Gammon Construction, Jesse Hau is responsible for spotting unsafe conditions or unsafe actions on a construction site I have been with Gammon Construction for about 14 years. I started as an assistant safety officer and then my old boss asked me to attend a one-year safety training course run by the Labour Department. So I did ...

  2. Environmental group needs green engineer

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft Environmental Resources Management (ERM), is a leader in the field of environmental, risk, health and safety issues. Clients turn to ERM for advice when complying with the ever-increasing tide of regulations, and for carrying out environmental, safety and social studies required to build new facilities, infrastructure or manufacturing sites. ERM helps them better understand ...

  3. Civil and Structural Engineering

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... this is not part of a civil engineer's job, we have to ensure the safety of scaffolding at construction sites. We were also taught how to correct faults in underground water pipes without causing any ... Michelle Chan Name: Kelly Woo Ka-po Age: 21 Course: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Civil and Structural Engineering School: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Year of Study: ...

  4. Chance for an engineer to move up in the world

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... to its ongoing success, the company needs a head of engineering and operations who can ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Peak Tram by effectively leading the engineering and building services departments. 'We are not only looking for an engineer, but a person who can be fully involved with the whole team in ensuring that all our visitors to The Peak have an enjoyable ...

  5. Women engineers deconstruct the barriers with skill and intelligence

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... to inspire two women to become civil engineers. 'My interest in engineering arose when the Tsing Ma Bridge was being built,' said Eva Kong Nai-kui, a senior project engineer with Gammon ... and engineering is not only that- it has benefits for the wider society.' Being part of this success story also inspired Jenny Yeung, holder of the 2006 Young Engineer of the Year award ...

  6. Keeping Queen's Pier in its place impractical: engineers

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... to the Institution of Engineers. The group believes the most practical way to preserve the pier would be to dismantle it and rebuild it later- either elsewhere or on the original site after tunnel ... for building the tunnel would involve big technical difficulties and safety hazards, he added. 'This is an extremely risky option,' he said. 'The substantial width of the tunnel- more ...

  7. Engineers hone their skills at the top

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan To most of us, high-rise luxury apartments are simply places where people- albeit the well-heeled- reside. To a certain type of engineer, however, the building itself is a living, breathing organism with functions that have to be tended to, fed and even trained to think. Just like a human. That is how building services engineers often view the structures where ...

  8. Engineering job offers great opportunities

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... and maintained to strict safety standards, meaning aircraft maintenance engineers are going to have their hands full for some time. There are two independent maintenance, repair and overhaul organisations (MROs) in Hong Kong- China Aviation Service and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (Haeco). These MROs are benefiting from an increasing tendency in recent years for airlines ...

  9. Getting a grip on a slippery problem

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... enhanced the service to the community in improving slope safety in Hong Kong,' said Auyeung Yan-sang, chief geotechnical engineer of Slope Safety with the government's Civil Engineering ... serious disasters in the 1970's that prompted the government to establish the Geotechnical Control Office in 1977 and introduce and manage a slope safety system to reduce the risk ...

  10. Safety drive after deadly collapse

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday as saying construction of all arched bridges would be halted from today for assessment, and building would resume only when a bridge met all safety standards. Authorities have to submit safety reports before September 10 on all arched bridges in use and under construction while the ministry will send investigators to look for dangerous structures. Trucks weighing more than 55 ...




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