Beatrice Tam Country human resources officer CitiSaturday, 10 March, 2012, 12:00am
At first glance, the linking of five companies speaking three different languages to build one of the world's largest air passenger terminals seems a strange combination of collective talent.
The simple truth is that, with a price tag of more than $10 billion, the terminal was too large for one company to build.27 Apr 1998 - 12:00am
FOUR projects in China are among work worth about $1 billion which has been lost by British contractors after the British Government halted further concessionary financing for projects in Asia.
The aid moratorium has derailed Britain's hopes of winning further substantial orders which rely heavily on favourable funding until the start of the new financial year in April.26 Jan 1997 - 12:00am
THE Mass Transit Railway Corp says it has awarded a $1.28 billion civil engineering airport rail contract to the Gammon-Balfour Beatty joint venture.
The work, to begin on Monday, involves the design, manufacture, installation, testing and commissioning of the track for the 34 km railway at Hong Kong's new airport being built off Lantau Island.4 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
HOPEFUL contractors today submit their tenders for the world's biggest single contract this year - the $5.3 billion passenger terminal at Chek Lap Kok airport.
Four international groups are expected to submit financial offers after being shortlisted by the Provisional Airport Authority (PAA) three weeks ago.16 Dec 1994 - 12:00am
BRITAIN'S Balfour Beatty, part of the BICC cable and construction group, has won two contracts in Hong Kong worth more than $700 million.
The larger contract, for $510 million, is for widening four sections of the Tuen Mun highway, to be done jointly with Shui On Civil Contractors.19 May 1994 - 12:00am
BALFOUR Beatty Power Construction, the building arm of BICC, has signed an agreement to set up the overhead catenary system for phase one of the Guangzhou Metro project.
The contract, valued at GBP11 million (about HK$127 million), will be for the design, supply of materials and supervision of installation for the 54-kilometre system.10 Dec 1993 - 12:00am
A SINO-JAPANESE consortium is set to snatch the major contract to build the Black Point power station for China Light and Power Co.
Tenders for the main civil works closed two weeks ago and the contract will be awarded at the end of the month.
The consortium of Maeda and China State Construction Engineering is known to have submitted the lowest of four bids.8 Jul 1993 - 12:00am
GAMMON Construction has been awarded a major track-work extension contract for Singapore's mass-transit railway.
The S$65.3 million (about HK$305.8 million) Mass Rapid Transit Corp contract will be carried out by a joint venture between Gammon and Balfour Beatty of Britain.17 Feb 1993 - 12:00am