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Technical Meeting - Construction of Phase IIIA District Cooling System at Kai Tak by TBM Pipejacking Method and Open Trench Method

Date, time & venue 
2016-05-28;9:30am - 12:15pm;HKIE Chan Yat Mei Sophie, HKIE HQ


Programme Highlights


The Phase IIIA of the Hong Kong District Cooling System (DCS) Project in Kai Tak Development involves construction of 2.5km long of sleeve pipelines (alignment length), with diameter from 1.2m to 2.8m, in a depth range of 4m to 25m, mostly by TBM pipejacking method for installation of DCS pipelines, whereas 0.3km long of DCS pipelines (alignment length) are constructed by open trench method.  Apart from the sharing of the design and construction of a twin 2.8m diameter sleeve pipelines (each 350m long) 10m below seabedcrossing the 230m wide Kai Tak Approach Channel, other constructiontechniques adopted to suit the site constraints will be discussed in the meeting.




Ir Victor KY LO, Water Supplies Department

Ir Wilson WS MOK, Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environmental Ltd.

Ms Germaine TM CHAU, Meinhardt Infrastructure and Environmental Ltd.





(1)   CPD attendance certificate will be issued to those who attend the seminar

(2)   The talk will be conducted in Cantonese and supplemented by power-point slides in English




Free of charge


Registration & Enquiries


The seminar is free of charge and no prior registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 80 and seats will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis with priority will be given to members of Civil Division. For enquiries, please contact Ir Victor KY LO at telephone: 9082 9265 or by email:


Civil Division Committee



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