Seminar on "Tile/ Stone Fixing System-Selection and Methodologies"


"Tile/ Stone Fixing System-Selection and Methodologies"

Organised by the HKICM, the CPD seminar was held on 20 Jun 2019 entitled “Tile/Stone Fixing system- selection and methodologies”. There were over 50 participants in full-house attendance at the HKICM Conference room. The speakers from Tech Link Construction Engineering Limited; which has strong arm in supplying world-class construction chemicals for various projects in H.K, shared with our members on the prevailing problems in tile de-bonding and efflorescence of external tile/stone fixing system in Hong Kong. The reasons and solutions from various international standards and use of proprietary products for elimination in natural/reconstituted tiles were exemplified. And also guidelines in choosing correct adhesive and grout to different tiles/stones/reconstituted stones for external and swimming pools Common pitfalls in workmanship and specification of adhesive/grout were shared.

The seminar was very informative, clearly presented and provoked many questions from the participants.


Opening remark by Cr Anthony LAI,
CPD Committee Chairman
  Opening presentation by Ms. Sandra CHAK
Presentation by guest speaker, Mr. Tony CHEUNG   Full House participation by HKICM Members and industrial practitioners
Group Photo of HKICM representatives with speaker Mr. Tony CHEUNG
and the representatives from Tech Link Construction Engineering Limited
HKICM Secretariat
24 June 2019


Registration E-News
Issued on 29/5/2019


"Tile/ Stone Fixing System-Selection and Methodologies"

Organized by
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers



20 June 2019 (Thursday)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm



HKICM Conference Room
(Rooms 801-2, 8/F., On Lok Yuen Building,
25 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong)




Tile/ Stone Fixing System is essential in both new-built and renovation projects; it is an essential part to every building. Competent systems and applications are critical. On the contrary, bad systems cause de-bonding bringing serious consequence in appearance and even in safety. The presentation will share the latest technology and methodology of Tile/ Stone Fixing System which help you to build a safe and outstanding building.

Presentation outline
1.     Why do tiles/ stones de-bond? 
2.     Code of practice for external wall tile fixing in Hong Kong
3.     Reason and prevention method for Preventing Efflorescence
4.     Reason and prevention method for Preventing Staining and Deformation of Natural/ Reconstituted Stones

The registration fee: 

Member : HK$150.00 
Non-member : HK$180.00
Full-time Student : HK$50.00


To register:  

(i)   please click here for on-line registration (confirmation e-mail will be sent to successful registrants in due course); or

(ii)  refer to the Flyer/Application Form.
*Deadline for registration is 13 June 2019 (Thursday).


For more information about the seminar or to register, please refer to the flyer. For enquiries, please contact the HKICM secretariat Office at Tel: (852) 2523 2081 or e-mail:

HKICM Secretariat
29 May 2019