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Thursday, December 23 2021 - 02:12
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23 Digitalised Construction Projects and Organisations in Hong Kong Receives Recognition from the CIC
HONG KONG, Dec. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

23 outstanding projects and organisations in Hong Kong are selected for the CIC 
Construction Digitalisation Award 2021 (Award) organized by the Construction 
Industry Council (CIC) for their achievements in digitalisation and innovation 
to improve construction productivity, quality, sustainability and safety. 23 
winning teams were selected through a stringent evaluation process among the 
total 120 entries. 

Gold award winner - Project category, Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O - Main 
Bridge and Associated Works demonstrated the potential of Design for 
Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) and prefabrication while adopting digitalised 
tools such as BIM, IoT, 3D surveying, robotics and automation in the 
construction and electronic site inspection system to enhance efficiency and 
quality.

The Award also recognises organisations for their self-developed digitalised 
systems. EMSD, gold winner - Organisation - Client category, established the 
Regional Digital Control Centre and developed the BIM-AM system for asset 
management to enhance digitalisation of equipment and maintenance efficiency. 
Gammon won its gold award in the Organisation - Contractor Category A for its 
outstanding achievements in digitalising projects through its Integrated 
Digital Project Delivery system. Organisation - Contractor Category B winner, 
ATAL set up an internal innovation fund to support research and development and 
adopted digitalisation solutions tailored for electrical and mechanical tasks 
to enhance efficiency, productivity and safety standards. Start-up company 
category winner Varadise's Smart Site Management Platform can help monitor 
construction projects real time by consolidating BIM, GIS and IoT data and 
improve efficiency.

Understanding the importance of generalising innovative technology for 
construction digitalisation, the Award also recognizes organisations for their 
efforts in knowledge sharing and nurturing digital construction talents. Arup's 
active sharing of knowledge on its self-developed construction digitalised 
system, and their experience in adopting digitalised design, tools and projects 
have helped it won the gold award in the Organisation - Consultant category. 
HKUST and its BIM Lab developed a digital twin model of its campus for the 
smart campus' sustainable development. The lab also launched a number of 
construction digitalisation related programmes which is rewarded with a gold 
award in the Training / Research Institute Category.

To further promote digitalisation in Hong Kong's construction industry, the CIC 
has worked with experts and key industry stakeholders to launch the 
Construction Digitalisation Roadmap during the ceremony. The Roadmap identified 
six high-value digital application areas, namely Smart Data Sharing, Smart 
Planning and Design, Smart Submission with BIM, Smart Offsite Fabrication and 
Delivery, Smart Site Management and Smart Asset and Facility Management, and 
strategies to support construction digitalisation.

Winners' showcase and more information are available on cdaward.cic.hk. 


SOURCE: Construction Industry Council


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   Caption: Ir Ricky LAU, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) (6th 
right) poses for a photo with the project team of Cross Bay Link, Tseung Kwan O 
- Main Bridge and Associated Works, the Gold award winner of Project category

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