[Re-scheduled] Practical Experience Sharing on Excavation and Lateral Support (ELS) and Piling Works

30 March 2022
CPD Code:CPD20220316S
Organised by:Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM)
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division) (HKIS QSD)
Date:30 March 2022 (Wednesday)
Time:7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue:Online Media Platform - Zoom

Ir Wilson SF WONG

Language:Cantonese supplemented by English
CPD Hour(s):1.5
Priority:HKICM Member; First-come, first-served
Enrollment Fee:HKICM Member HK$ 150.00
Non-member HK$ 180.00
Deadline:28 March 2022 (Monday)

Brief content of the Talk:

In the talk, the speaker will share his experience on ELS and Piling works including:-

  • Briefing on different types of ELS and piling commonly used in Hong Kong,
  • Introducing the structural elements of each types of ELS and piling,
  • Associated constructional plants and equipment to be deployed for each types of ELS and piling,
  • Challenges and safety measures to be encountered during construction, and
  • Case Study : A typical sample of completed project for Site Formation, Socket H-Pile Foundation and ELS Works at location of Peak Road region, which comprised pipe piles with steel lagging and tie-back nails, grout curtain & pumping test, sheet piles, waling & struts for the ELS system (the excavation depth is about 11m) and socket H-piles for the foundation, and also soldier piles for site formation of retaining wall. A common right of way (one-way width) being shared with adjacent lots of residence is the main construction access for in/out of the site from the Peak Road.

Important Notes:

  1. This is an online pre-registration only and the seat reserved will only be confirmed by an e-mail sent to the successful registrant in due course upon receipt of the registration fee.
  2. The talk will be conducted online via Zoom. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the meeting ID in due course to the online event . 
  3. Information collected, including name, phone number, email address and postal address, will only be used for the purpose of processing booking or general enquires related to HKICM, and will be treated in confidence and not be disclosed to any other party. 
  4. HKICM reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in the case of any dispute.

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Ir Wilson SF WONG


Ir WONG is the Senior Project Manager of Wing Shing Caisson & Foundation Ltd. During his more than 25 years experience in construction industry, he has extensively exposed to Excavation and Lateral Support (ELS) and Piling Works. As a main contractor/ sub-contractor, he has managed various projects with different scale from tendering stage to construction stage and upon completion subsequently settlement of final account. Especially, he has faced different kinds of construction challenges during the construction stage. As a chartered engineer working in a specialist foundation contractor, all these construction difficulties have been overcome and resolved tactfully.

Dr Daron Leung

Dr. Daron LEUNG, Vice President of The Hong Kong Federation of Occupational Safety & Health Association, Immediate Past President of The Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health  Association, Principal Consultant of Occupational Safety & Health & Environmental Consulting Associate Ltd.

Mr Joseph Chung

Joseph Chung is a Solicitor Advocate. He is also a registered foreign lawyer of the
Singapore International Commercial Court. He was previously a Barrister until he became a Solicitor in 2001. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of construction in both private and public sector work, advising developers, contractors, consultants and banks.

Over the years in his practice as a lawyer, he has been involved in many high profile construction projects, including the Hong Kong airport core project, the Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhui Bridge. He was involved in the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead found in Drinking Water in 2015/2016. He is recommended in the area of construction in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2014 – 2021 editions) and acknowledged as one of the leading lawyers in the area of construction in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 – 2021 editions) and the exclusive winner of the “Construction” category in Hong Kong by the Client Choice Awards 2018 & 2021. He is also recognised as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer (2020 – 2021) and a Leading Front End Construction, Infrastructure & Projects Lawyer (2020) by Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.

Joseph is the co-author of the Hong Kong version of one of the leading UK construction text “Emden’s Construction Law in Hong Kong”.