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Barge worker injured by wire rope

A 59-year-old mechanical worker was injured when he was hit by a wire cable 1.3cm in diameter while working on a barge moored in waters off Pun Shan Shek, near Ma Wan, at about 2pm yesterday.

Monday, 26 May, 2008, 12:00am

OEM firm looking for director of engineering

This is an opportunity for an experienced engineer's career to shine. A fast-growing company focusing on original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and original design manufacturing is looking to fill the position of director of engineering. Asian Career is handling the search.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's smooth operators

Behind-the-scenes professionals make sure the city's railways, power stations and other vital functions work without a hitch every day

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

CAI engineers ensure things run safely

As public transport systems become faster and more complex and building maintenance systems become increasingly automated, there is a growing need for Control, Automation and Instrumentation (CAI) engineers to be aware of the implications of designing and operating safety-related systems.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

School shows off its mini wind turbines

A Kwun Tong secondary school this week showed off the mini wind turbines installed on its rooftop as part of a campaign to persuade other schools to go green.

The Hong Kong Taoist Association Ching Chung Secondary School demonstrated two panels of mini turbines, installed on its seventh-floor rooftop since June last year, to 50 educators from other schools.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Voice synthesising

Group Sense is determined to set new standards and make its electronic dictionaries sound good

A native English speaker reads out a word or sentence and each time it sounds exactly the same at the push of a button on an electronic dictionary.

18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Finding sound solutions

Hong Kong is home to some wonderful feats of construction, but while the architecture is often marvelled at and the structural engineering applauded, few notice the work of the acoustic engineers.

18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

New camera phone inspires photographers differently

'More inspiration and less perspiration' is the catchy one-liner introducing the Samsung Anycall G808 handset with a built-in camera - which, the technology firm claims, is not just for amateur photography. To prove this point, it asked renowned photographer Water Poon to take some shots (one pictured right) with the phone for a charity exhibition on the theme 'Imagine...

14 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Plastic bag levy and waste incinerator are separate issues

I would like to dispel the myths that Wolfgang Ehmann expounds, on what he thought was a misunderstanding regarding a proposed waste incinerator in Hong Kong ('Dispelling some myths about incinerators', March 20).

1 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Hi-res: great play

The Chord Red Reference CD player is probably the best I've heard. It doesn't sound like any other in its class, and oozes quality.

28 Mar 2008 - 12:00am


Incinerators better than landfills

I refer to the letter from Tracy Lai ('Incinerator is a major polluter', March 11).

I assume that the Hong Kong government would only consider the latest technology with flue gas filters for any such facility.

22 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Professional course for careers in the line of fire

Programme serves as a stepping stone for graduates to enter a field where there are 'huge job opportunities' in Hong Kong

More than a decade ago 40 people died in a catastrophic fire in the Garley Building in Yau Ma Tei. This tragedy played a major role in tightening legislation covering fire safety in buildings.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

TCL Multimedia slashes net loss 90pc after European restructuring

TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings, the world's biggest television maker by unit sales, said net loss last year shrank 90 per cent after it completed the restructuring of its unprofitable European business.

14 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Off-road rules delayed

A top Beijing official has denied the city will keep some vehicles off the road from May to reduce pollution and congestion in the run-up to the Olympics, saying it would cause too much disruption to the lives of residents.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Wen vows to cut pollution

China is still paying a heavy environmental price for its breakneck economic growth, and facing a daunting task in cutting pollution and promoting energy efficiency, Premier Wen Jiabao warned yesterday.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am