Vol 49
Dec 2021
Cover Story
When innovation and technology meet geotechnical engineering
The Hong Kong construction industry is facing a wide range of enormous challenges, from an ageing workforce to increasing demands for productivity, site safety, quality, sustainability and competitiveness. Innovation and Technology (I&T) have been recognised as essential to overcoming these challenges and sustaining the growth of the construction industry. With these challenges in mind, the Institution’s Geotechnical Division (GE Division), the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD), practitioners, academia and industrial partners have partnered to foster the development of I&T for the benefit of geotechnical engineering in Hong Kong.
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