Virtual Site Visits – Challenges faced by Project Manager and ways to meet time, cost and quality requirements

7 December 2021
CPD Code:CPD20211207V
Organized:Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM)
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division) (HKIS QSD)
Date:7 December 2021 (Tuesday)
Time:7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue:Online Virtual Platform - Zoom

Ir Mak Ping Chung

  • Assistant General Manager of Fung Cheung Kee Group
  • MSc (Hons), BSc.(Hons), RPE(STL), MHKIE, MIstructE, MHKICM, C.Eng., MCRC(RGBC), AS(RGBC), MTC(CoP Structural Use of Steel)
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:2 December 2021 (Thursday)

Program Highlights:

The virtual site visits include two projects below:

Project (1) – Supply & Installation of Hoarding Works

The project (1) is a hoarding & demolition works contract at LOHAS Park, Tseung Kwan O, to be completed within 90 calender days. The challenge is a very tight schedule involving all the necessary submission & approval of BD hoarding amendments.

Project (2) – Main Contract for Proposed Residential Development

This project (2) is a residential development at Waterloo Road, Kowloon to be completed within 570 calender days. The challenge is about the drainage connection works involving permit applications, in the heavy traffic carriageway at Boundary Street. The challenges faced by the Project Manager and the solutions to overcome the site construction problems include the use some new technologies, e.g. adopting the 3D Laser scanner to get 3D models and remote demolition robot to carry out demolition work to help deliver more reliably and efficiently service.

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 Mak Ping Chung

Ir Mak has 24 years job experience in local construction industry.  He is a active player in construction industry and being the member of the government committees, Contractor Registration Committee and Technical Committee on the Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Steel.

His project teams also participated the HKICM Award 2018 & 2020 and more than 20 awards were gained in these two Awards. He has experience in several particular areas such as building construction, foundation, basement, pile cap, steel structure, precast elements, footbridge, excavation and lateral support, A&A work and minor works.

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”.