Balfour Beatty awarded £295mn Hong Kong construction contract

By Dale Benton
Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been awarded a major contract to work on a high rise residential construction scheme in Hong Kong. Gammon Cons...

Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been awarded a major contract to work on a high rise residential construction scheme in Hong Kong.

Gammon Construction, Balfour Beatty’s 50:50 Far East Joint Venture (J.V), has been awarded a residential building contract to build eight residential blocks and four houses with a two-level basement in Northern Hong Kong, valued at around HKD$3bn (£295mn).

As part of the works, Gammon Construction will utilise the latest technology including 3D scanning and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to generate and manage vital project data to enhance construction efficiencies.

Related stories:

Thomas Ho, Chief Executive of Gammon, said, “We are delighted to be chosen as the construction partner of Great Eagle Group for this project. The project team is committed to working together with our business partners to deliver the project to the highest quality with our technological expertise and innovative solutions.”

Works are scheduled for completion by the end of 2019 and at peak construction will employ 1,000 people.

Share

Featured Articles

McKinsey: Tech can Help Construction Address Staffing Issue

McKinsey analysis of US skilled-labour shortage suggests ways technology can help tackle construction workforce challenges

Skanska Remains on Target for Sustainability Goals

Skanska, the global construction group, reports Q1 2024 results, with its performance on Scopes 1,2 & 3 GHG emissions remaining on track

Intel & Micron Join US Women-in-Construction Drive

Intel & Micron Technology early adoptors of US government's CHIPS Women in Construction Framework, designed to double number of women in construction

Dubai new Al Maktoum Airport Will be World's Largest

Built Environment

Caterpillar: Profile of a Construction Equipment Giant

Built Environment

ROSHN Helping Build new Future for Saudi Arabia

Construction Projects