Tag Archives: Hong Kong Border Crossing Facilities

EPD issues tender documents for controversial incinerator

After months of delays, the Environmental Protection Department has finally issued tender documents for the controversial Shek Kwu Chau incinerator. This means that the tender is likely to be awarded in about a year’s time and work on the site will start around the second quarter of 2018.

The EPD told HowardWinnReports earlier this year there has been no delay but the tentative timetable in the prequalification documents says that invitations to tender for the Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF), as the government likes to call the incinerator, would be sent out in December 2015. However, these documents were only issued two weeks ago so the IWMF project is running a year late. Continue reading

Delays of up to 5 years for HKBCF moving island projects

Despite official coyness surrounding the HK$30.4 billion Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities (HKBCF) it now appears unlikely the projects will be completed before 2021. Suppliers of construction material say they have been told by their customers working on HKBCF projects that they are running up to five years late. Continue reading

Government plays down problems at HKBCF reclamation

 

The story about movement at the Hong Boundary Crossing Facilities (HKBCF) reclamation which appeared on HowardWinnReports.com last week, attracted some attention.

The Highways Department issued two press statements last week in which it was at pains to stress that the movement that had occurred was anticipated and was ‘normal.’ Its view was obligingly echoed by certain English language media. Continue reading