Workers dredged sand to reclaim land for Hong Kong Disneyland in the early 2000s. Photo: Handout
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

From the third runway to Lantau Tomorrow, Hong Kong’s ambition to build has one snag – the world is running out of sand

  • Our increasingly urban world is now using sand and gravel faster than they can be replenished naturally. The recent problems in building the Hong Kong airport’s third runway due to a delay in sand supply illustrates the challenge to come

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Workers dredged sand to reclaim land for Hong Kong Disneyland in the early 2000s. Photo: Handout
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