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Annual Dinner 2015

26 November 2015

The 43rd annual dinner of Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong Branch was held on Saturday, 7 November 2015 at Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel.  

Mr David Chen, Branch Chairman gave a welcoming address and also thanked our many sponsors for their generosity in support of the evening, without whom we would not be able to stage at event.  He also thanks the Branch Committee for their continued hard work over the year, and of couse the annual dinner sub-committee for organizing such a successful evening. 

The evening continued with a series of table games, singing, best dressed competitions and of course with the ever popular rafflet draw !! With one lucky winner taking home the evening's star prize of iphone 6s Plus (128G).  

Photographic records of the evening are avaialble in the following paths :-

* please note the online album will be removed on 18 December 2015 (Friday)

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China Sandstone Technology Exhibition 2015

9 May 2015

The Hong Kong Branch was pleased to represent the Institute of Quarrying at the China International Sandstone Technology & Equipment Exhibition 2015, which took place during May earlier this year.

Supported by China Aggregates Association and China Aggregates Net, the exhibition attracted over 7,000 professionals from the aggregates industry and from 20 countries and regions worldwide.

The development of the aggregates industry in China is growing rapidly, which is underpinned by the countries increasing demand for raw materials in its growth. Premier Li Keqiang underlined that China will spare more efforts to environmental management in order to realize sustainable development. Along with China’s legislative improvement, environmental problems and industrial upgrading, the sandstone and aggregate industry are becoming a crucial point for the development of enterprises.

With a 10,000sqm exhibition area, the event currently provides the only professional platform for an aggregates technology and machinery showcase with a one-stop sourcing, brand and product display in China.

Attracting prominent experts from the aggregates industry, visitors gathered for the forum, which set out to promote greater understanding and development of the China aggregates industry and associated businesses.

At the forum, with the theme of “Environmental protection, transformation and upgrading, sustainable development” around 200 eminent scholars, policy researchers, industry leaders and enterprise representatives from China and overseas exchanged ideas on a wide range of topics, including environmental protection, equipment innovation, mine vegetation rehabilitation and economic changes in China.

Many top industry leaders and experts were also in attendance. Among those attending included Xu Xiao’ an (Chairman, Guangzhou Ready Mixed Concrete Association), Ir Lee Kam Fatt (President, Institute of Quarrying Malaysia), Mr Chen Nyet Lin (Honorary Secretary, Institute of Quarrying Malaysia), Li Hua (CEO of China Aggregates Net), Sun Quan (Vice-president of Huangshan Jingpin Construction Aggregates Tech Co. Ltd).


IOQ Hong Kong representatives at Sandstone China 2015


Hendry Ho (Vice Chairman) & HM Chan (Secretary) of IQ Hong Kong Branch at Sandstone China 2015

Year 2015/2016 Committee Members

9 March 2015

The 42th Annual General Meeting was held on Monday, 9 March 2015, the Nomination Committee for the Year 2015/2016 was formed, please refer to the Committee page for details.



17 November 2016 (Thursday) AM

2016 IOQ President Meeting and Technical Conference

President’s Meeting

Venue: Grand Stanford Intercontinental Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

18 November 2016 (Friday) Full Day

2016 IOQ President Meeting and Technical Conference

Technical Conference

Venue: Grand Stanford Intercontinental Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong 

19 November 2016 (Saturday) Evening

2016 IOQ President Meeting and Technical Conference

IOQ - Gala Dinner

Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong