The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee
Steve Root
Opinion

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Concrete Analysis by Steve Root

Hong Kong playing catch up on best practises in project management

While Hong Kong has delivered some outstanding infrastructure projects over the years, local best practise must evolve to deal with the ever-increasing cost of construction projects

The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong government has budgeted to spend HK$85.6 billion, or 17.6 per cent of total government expenditure, on infrastructure projects this year. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Steve Root

Steve Root

Steve Root is an executive director of construction consultant The Contracts Group. He is an expert in planning and scheduling throughout the whole project lifecycle with experience in large-scale projects across different industry sectors, including construction, transportation and mining.