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Gammon Construction secures residential contract in Hong Kong

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An artist’s Impression of the Lohas Park Package 9 development at Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong. (Image: Balfour Beatty)

Gammon Construction has been awarded an approximately HK$4 billion contract by Wheelock and Company Limited to build a large-scale residential development in Hong Kong, the Lohas Park Package 9. Located at Tseung Kwan O bay in the Sai Kung District, New Territories, it will include the construction of three 54-56 storey high residential towers on a five-level podium, which will cover over 1 mil sq ft.

To ensure safe and efficient project delivery, Gammon plans to employ the latest BIM and 3D scanning technologies. The concept of Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) will also be introduced during the course of construction to enhance productivity and safety performance.

The project is targeting achievement of ’HK BEAM Plus Standards’ a standard, which requires a reduction in the environmental impact of the development and an improvement in environmental quality and end-user satisfaction.

Scheduled to commence soon this year, the Lohas Park Package 9 development is scheduled for completion in 2021. A workforce of 1,500 is expected to be engaged at construction peak.

Gammon Construction is is a 50-50 joint venture between the international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and the Asian-based conglomerate Jardine Matheson.