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  1. Property - Hong Kong & China - CONSTRUCTION

    Bar-benders safer, more comfortable and better paid

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:36pm by Peggy Sito

    ... in the industry, in areas from environment and wages to safety. "The working environment is safer and cleaner. It has improved a lot," Luk said. "Showering facilities, drinking water ... heatstroke concerns in hot weather. Site safety and health measures are among the efforts by the government and the private sector to attract manpower in the face of a shortage of construction ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSTRUCTION

    Ready-made solution to labour shortage

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 04:02am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... pillars at identical intervals, for example, and avoiding complex designs. Ready-made components would also offer greater on-site safety for workers as more manufacturing processes would take ...

  3. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Shenzhen construction on hold after alert over cheap sand in concrete

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by HUIFENG HE

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen and Olga Wong Work on highest tower suspended after report of developers using cheap sea sand in concrete Shenzhen building alert Work on hold in Shenzhen building safety alert Several major property projects in Shenzhen - including what will be the city's highest building - have been ordered to suspend construction after CCTV reported that concrete ...

  4. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Chinese steel not safe enough for Sky City project

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Chinese steel not safe enough for Sky City project The Chinese developer who aims to give China the world's tallest building will not be using Chinese steel. Citing safety concerns, Broad ... transport cost," Zhang said in statement. "It is not very environmentally correct to transport such an amount of steel more than 20,000 kilometres, but my reasoning tells me safety must ...

  5. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Concern after deadly bridge collapses on mainland

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Experts say 18 collapses since 2007 is not true figure and blame poor quality and undue haste Concern over mainland bridge safety Safety a concern after at least 135 killed by collapsing bridges At least 18 bridges have collapsed on the mainland since 2007, killing 135 people, according to the records of the State Administration of Work Safety ...

  6. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Construction elevator falls, 19 workers die

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 07:18pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... the municipal government is halting all construction in Wuhan for security checks. Work safety is a big problem in China, where regulations are routinely ignored. Although the government says it is taking measures to reduce fatalities, more than 75,500 people died in work-related accidents last year, according to the State Administration of Work Safety. ...

  7. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Shenzhen to blacklist builders using untreated sea sand

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng, JANE CAI

    ... He Huifeng in Shenzhen and Jane Cai in Beijing Nine measures are introduced after a TV exposé sparked widespread concern on building safety Shenzhen to ban firms using untreated sea sand ... safety. The Shenzhen Housing and Construction Bureau released nine measures yesterday to tighten control on construction material and property development. It will start a system to track and test ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSTRUCTION

    Hong Kong considers making buildings quake-resistant

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... topography and construction practices. The government has released the findings of a previous consultancy study on the safety of the city's structures in the event of a quake. Local structural ...

  9. Business - China Business - CONSTRUCTION

    Cement partners' winning ways

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Cement chief executive Tian Zhenjun. Nonetheless, Italcementi has strengths in safety and research and development, which has benefited West China Cement, he said. When Chinese government safety ...



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