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Upcycling – Hong Kong’s Refurbishment Project Boom

Overseas Hong Kong Civil Engineering Project Management Quantity Surveying

Refurbishment projects in Hong Kong are a booming market, providing interesting work for civil engineers, quantity surveyors, and project managers.…

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The Evolution and Importance of QA in Construction

Infrastructure Construction Road Construction Building Construction Bridge Construction Hong Kong

Where did quality assurance come from, and why do we need it? See how quality assurance managers have a crucial role to play in construction projects.…

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Concrete, Cement and Carbon: Hong Kong’s Dilemma

Hong Kong Building Construction Civil Engineering Environmental Issues in Construction

Hong Kong’s appetite for concrete and cement needs to be curbed to meet CO2 emission reduction targets, but what technology is available and how can you help?…

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Hong Kong Universities Raising Their Game

Hong Kong Civil Engineering Quantity Surveying

HK universities are building new facilities, requiring project directors, senior managers, site inspectors with educational or public facilities experience.…

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Industry News

DfT's cost benefit methodology puts Stonehenge tunnel at risk

If the Stonehenge tunnel project gets the axe it is likely to have more to do with the Department for Transport's short-sight cost-benefit methodology and Treasury u-turns than any environmental concerns.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 May, 03:34 Read more »

BAM Nuttall delivers 3% profit margin

BAM Nuttall has posted results for 2018 showing a near fourfold growth in profit on a 12% rise in revenue.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 May, 02:05 Read more »

Office building in London at highest for three years

The construction of new offices in central London is at its highest level for three years, according to Deloitte Real Estate’s latest London Office Crane Survey.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 May, 08:46 Read more »

Plasterer injured on site before even starting

A plasterer visiting the site of a new house construction to make preparations for starting work had a serious fall from height that put him in hospital for three weeks instead.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 May, 08:30 Read more »

Scotland’s civils workload continues to plummet

Workloads in Scotland’s civil engineering sector have plunged for a sixth consecutive quarter, prompting a call for change in the procurement of public sector projects.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 May, 08:22 Read more »
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