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Takeover creates new opportunity

THE LONG-HELD belief that Hong Kong is one gigantic construction site that will never be finished has worn a little thin over the past few years, although the echo of the mighty pile-driver never seems far away.

Saturday, 8 January, 2005, 12:00am

Alert on dolphins

Contractors reclaiming Penny's Bay for the Disney theme park will have to stop work if dolphins are swimming nearby, according to the environmental auditor appointed to oversee the project.

26 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Engineers prepare for $22b highway

ENGINEERING consultants are preparing to bid for a $22 billion highway project that will form part of a new link from Hong Kong Island to the northwest New Territories.

A total of 15 consultants were asked to prequalify for the North Lantau to Yuen Long highway, part of the Route 10 scheme, ready for tenders to be invited by the end of this month.

18 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

UK firms bid for road jobs

TWELVE consultancy firms, 10 of them owned by British parent companies, are being invited to pre-qualify for the design of controversial road widening works at Tai Lam, along the Tuen Mun highway.

18 May 1997 - 12:00am

Vigers move

NELSON Wong, former chief executive officer of property consultancy Vigers has left to become the chairman of Asian Commercial Network.

3 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Green Island hopefuls

TWELVE consultants have applied to the Territory Development Department to design part of the controversial Green Island reclamation project in Western.

Four are expected to be selected to tender when bid documents are issued next month.

21 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Tougher rules on canopies apply to new buildings

TOUGHER planning regulations have virtually outlawed the construction of canopies on new buildings.

Those that are constructed use aluminium rather than heavy reinforced concrete.

2 Aug 1994 - 12:00am