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Hong Kong - Zhuhai - Macao Bridge Artifical Island Project Site Visit

15 April 2016

The rainy weather on 15th April (a Friday) did not diminish the atmosphere of the delegates of IOQ HK attending the site visit at Tung Chung on the HMZH Bridge artificial island Project.

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The Construction Manager, Mr. Daniel Cheung, and his engineers from China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. delivered a very informative power point presentation illustrating the design and methodology to construct this complicated artificial island with the reclaimed area land of 150 hectare at the site office of Tung Chung.


The project involved the state of the art engineering methodology, advanced technology and equipment to make it work. Mr. Daniel Cheung pointed out that the effective control measures on the mud flow in the sea water was the key successful factor that they were proud of to ensure that the whole project were in compliance with all the environmental requirements. The project will be completed by the end of this year.


After the Q&A session, the engineer accompanied the delegates to tour around the island in the coach. Construction works could be seen everywhere in the site but they were all well managed with proper HSE and traffic control measures including the designated crew washing all leaving site vehicles thoroughly with proper water spray equipment at the gate.

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It was a very impressive and successful site visit welcomed by all 18 delegates from the branch. The activities organizing committee would like to extend their big thank you to Mr. Daniel Cheung and his engineers who put a lot of effect to come up with an animated power point that really made the brief interesting.


The event started from 10:00am and ended at 1:30pm including the lunch buffet session at Hotel Novotel Citygate Hong Kong.

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).

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IOQ Hong Kong representatives at Sandstone China 2015

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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.

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Events

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