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CITAC x PolyU CEEAA Webinar on Construction of the Long Span Footbridge at North West Kowloon Reclamation Site 6

A 2-spans steel Long Span Footbridge in length of 145m was constructed connecting Hoi Ying estate and the government institution community block at Hoi Tat Estate.  The major span is 111m across West Kowloon Highway.  The footbridge is a tied-arch structure with 10.5m high.  The deck level is 11.5m above the deck level of West Kowloon Highway underneath. 

The footbridge is spanning over 16 lanes of carriageway and 3 railway lines including Tuen Ma Line, Tung Chung Line and Airport Express.  An innovative construction method of vertical erection and rotation lowering for connection was implemented.
The construction method is the first of its kind adopted in Hong Kong.

The construction process and challenges for design, manufacturing, erection and lowering operation will be presented by the engineering team of professionals who are the alumni of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


  • Background of the project and Design of the footbridge - by Mr Max C C Wong, Chief Architect @ Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • Overview of the construction method including quality control, safety and TTM arrangement - by Mr Richard Lee, General Manager @ Yau Lee Construction Co., Ltd.
  • The design considerations and challenges - by Dr Raymond Lo, Chairman @ Leadtops
  • The operation of the Pushing and Lowering - by Mr Tommy Wong, General Manager @ Freyssinet Hong Kong Ltd
  • Collaboration of various government departments - by Mr Max C C Wong, Chief Architect @ Hong Kong Housing Authority


2021.07.16 CITAC Event
Modular Integrated Construction Experience Sharing on Modular Integrated Construction (MiC): Married Quarters for the Fire Services Department at Pak Shing Kok in Tseung Kwan O

The ArchSD's project for Married Quarters for FSD at Pak Shing Kok, Tseung Kwan O is the first concrete high rise Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) project in Hong Kong. The modular construction is a way to resolve the ageing problem of construction workers. The labour content on site is reduced by 40%. As many works are done in the factory, the quality of works is enhanced, and the construction period is shortened. The project started in August 2018 and completed in March 2021. There are 4 months shortened compared with contract completion. This High Rise Concrete MiC System won the Local Grand Prize of CIC Construction Innovation Award 2019 and the project won the Gold Award (Contractor in New Works) of CIC Sustainable Construction Award 2020.

The School of Professional Development in Construction (SPDC) of the Hong Kong Institute of Construction is honoured to invite Ir Richard LEE, the General Manager of Yau Lee Construction Co., Ltd., to share with us the challenges in implementing MiC construction during design, manufacturing, transportation, assembling on site, and follow on site works in this construction project. A general project review on performance with respect to quality assurance and control, construction site safety precautions, environmental issues and productivity will also be discussed.


Ir Richard Lee graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic (now the Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in 1981. He is a Fellow of the Structural Division of HKIE. He is currently the General Manager of Yau Lee Construction Co., Ltd., Council Member of Hong Kong Construction Association and Chairman of the Advisory Committee of SPDC.

Ir Lee has been engaging in structural design, project coordination and construction practice involving geotechnical instrumentation, pre-stressed concrete and high-rise building structures in Hong Kong. He has been joining Yau Lee Holdings Limited for over 30 years and actively involved in the development of semi-precast construction technology in particular for the design of formwork systems, construction cycle planning and design of precast components for building construction since 1993. He was the team leader in developing the application of volumetric precast concrete bathroom construction for public housing in 2000. Since 2018, he has been taking the lead in developing a high rise concrete modular integrated construction system, which has been first implemented for Married Quarters for the Fire Services Department at Pak Shing Kok in Tseung Kwan O.


2021.06.28 Other CIC Event
Modular Integrated Construction MiC Workshop on Lifting, Logistics and Transport of Modules

Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) is a distinctive offsite construction approach. Logistics for modules transportation from factory to site and arrangement of heavy lifting equipment on site are important and critical considerations in the delivery of all MiC projects.

In this MiC workshop, we have invited the representatives from Chu Kong Transhipment & Logistics Company Limited, Hong Kong Professional Hoisting Engineering Association (HKPHEA), Hong Kong Housing Society, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Hong Kong Institute of Construction, Construction Industry Council to discuss the important topics on logistics and heavy lifting in MiC projects.

Webinar's Highlights

  • Logistics planning for MiC projects
  • Safety audit on heavy lifting

An electronic copy of CPD attendance certificate will be issued to the participants in two weeks (with 80% or above attendance rate) after the webinar.


  • Mr Nicholas CHU - Project Manager, Chu Kong Transhipment & Logistics Company Limited
  • Mr NG Kwok Ming - President, Hong Kong Professional Hoisting Engineering Association Limited
  • Prof SHI Wenzhong, John - Director, Smart Cities Research Institute, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
  • Ir Franco K. W. CHEUNG - Assistant Director (Project Management), Hong Kong Housing Society
  • Mr Elton SO - Lecturer, Hong Kong Institute of Construction, Construction Industry Council


  • Ir Thomas Tong - General Manger, Innovation & Technology Development, Construction Industry Council 


2021.06.18 Other CIC Event
The Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme – Milestone and Foresight

Specialist contractors have been playing a vital role in the construction industry as they stand right at the forefront in assurance of construction safety, quality and productivity. Uplifting professional standard of specialist contractors is a common goal in the construction industry.

In this webinar, Mr. CHAN Ka-kui, Chairman, Construction Industry Council, Ir CHAN Chi-chiu, Chairperson, Committee on Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme, Ir HO Ying-kit, Tony, Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 4, Development Bureau, Mr. CHAN Lok-chai, President, Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Federation, Sr LAM Kin-wing, Eddie, President, Hong Kong Construction Association, and Ir POON Lock-kee, Rocky, President, The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors will exchange ideas on the prospect and professional development of the Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme (RSTCS). Ir HO Ying-kit, Tony will also elaborate the revision on the rules for administration of the “List of Approved Contractors for Public Works” and “List of Approved Suppliers of Materials and Specialist Contractors for Public Works”.


  • Mr. CHAN Ka Kui - Chairman, Construction Industry Council
  • Ir CHAN Chi Chiu - Chairperson, Committee on Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Scheme
  • Ir HO Ying Kit, Tony - Principal Assistant Secretary (Works) 4, Development Bureau
  • Mr. CHAN Lok Chai - President, Registered Specialist Trade Contractors Federation
  • Sr LAM Kin Wing, Eddie - President, Hong Kong Construction Association
  • Ir POON Lock Kee, Rocky - President, The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors
2021.06.04 Other CIC Event
Robotics Artificial Intelligence Digital Management Tools CITAC x Israel Construction Technology Conference and B2B Session

Co-organised by CITAC and the Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong, the conference aims at connecting Israel companies with cutting edge innovations in the construction tech domain with industry stakeholders in Hong Kong. Developers and other project clients, consultants, contractors & subcontractors, innovation leaders, investors, venture capitals and relevant technology distributors are all welcome to take part in this conference. Let’s join the conference to hear first-hand from the Israel innovative companies.


2:00 PM – 2:10 PM (HKT) - Opening remarks by the Organisers

2:10 PM – 2:30 PM (HKT) - Keynote speech by Contech

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM (HKT) - Presentations from Israeli companies with Q&A

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (HKT) - B2B Session* (20 mins for each meeting; 6 meetings in total)

  • Intsite – enhancing safety and efficiency of machinery with AI-powered automation
  • Buildots – 360 cameras with computer vision algorithms to track site activities
  • Cemento – utilising military technology to enhance efficiency of building projects
  • Civ Robotics – autonomous marking system for the construction industry
  • GOARC – connected safety platform that protect workers and assets in real time
  • Okibo – autonomous wall finish robots for construction sites
  • Safeguard – AI-powered engine that deliver real-time insights to mitigate safety risk


2020.11.09 CITAC Event
AWS Webinar : Executive Insights Series - Sustainability in the Cloud

AWS is committed to running our business in the most environmentally friendly way possible and achieving 100% renewable energy usage for our global infrastructure. Many organizations share the same mission and are dedicated to protect and improve the environment. CLP is one of the pioneers in the space. This is why we work together and bring leaders from the businesses in Hong Kong to share how they enable their organizations to advocate clean technologies and practice environmental excellence. In this executive insights sharing, we will focus on optimizing consumption, reducing carbon footprint, as well as adopting green technologies and smarter devices.

 In this webinar for executives, you will learn how to: 

  • organize for sustainability
  • deploy smart energy solutions in commercial settings
  • enable your teams to practice green

This event is recommended for leaders, executives and practitioners who want to promote sustainability in their organizations with green technologies, who care about corporate social responsibility on environment protection or simply a fan of the earth.


10:00 - 10:25 a.m.        First Keynote | Unlocking Sustainability in the Cloud

10:25 - 10:50 a.m.        Second Keynote | Making SustainabilityEN a Practical Reality

10:50 - 11:30 a.m.        Panel | From Aspiration to Actions: Implementing Sustainability Measures and Green Technologies in Your Organization

Speakers & Panel Moderator:

Olivier Klein, Lead Technologist, Asia-Pacific, AWS Solutions Architecture, AWS
Olivier’s expertise in internet technologies and software engineering paved the two decades for him helping businesses make the most of most out of technologies such as cloud computing to solve business struggles and adapt to a data-driven business model. Olivier has been working for AWS across Asia-Pacific and Europe to help customers implement architectural best practices and be successful in their digital transformation journey.

Pubudu Abayasiri, Associate Director, CLP Innovation
Pubs Abayasiri has worked in the technology and energy sector for +15 years. In that time, Pubs has worked in consulting and held positions in a range of industries and companies with the majority in the energy sector. 
Currently at CLP Holdings, Pubs runs the Digital Products team where he focuses on energy saving solutions.

lr Andrew Young, Associate Director (Innovation), Sino Group
Ir Andrew Young has over 35 years of executive experience in senior positions, including Director of Partnership Development for the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), and Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation.
In his current capacity as Associate Director (Innovation) for Sino Group, he has overall responsibility to explore and identify innovations and technologies for application in the Group and explore investment opportunities in technology ventures.

Austin R. Bryan, Senior Director, Innovation & Ventures, CLP
Austin R. Bryan joined CLP Holdings in May 2016 as Senior Director – Innovation, leading the Group’s efforts to develop innovative business models and build collaborative partnerships as decarbonisation and digitalisation open up new opportunities in the global energy market. A proven pioneer of new services and value creation in the digital media sector, Austin is a globally-recognised leader in transforming business activities in the financial and telecommunications sectors.

Robert Wang, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS
Robert Wang serves as Managing Director for Amazon Web Services in Hong Kong and Taiwan, leading the strategic planning, business development, and operations across the two markets. With more than two decades of experience in the Information and Communication Technologies industry, Robert has developed a deep and varied technical expertise at leading multinational corporations. He has experience in the peripherals, x86 and embedded systems, networking components, and telecommunications spaces, and has worked with a wide range of businesses ranging in size from start-up to enterprises.

2020.10.28 Other

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