HONG KONG, Dec. 20, 2019 — (PRNewswire) — The Construction Innovation Expo 2019 (CIExpo) was successfully concluded today. Jointly co-organised by Construction Industry Council (CIC) and the Development Bureau (DEVB) and supported by Centre of Science and Technology Industrial Development (CSTID), Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) of the People's Republic of China, the four-day exhibition ran from 17 to 20 December and attracted over 23,800 visitors and 228 exhibitors from 15 countries and regions to participate.
Executive Director of the CIC, Ir Albert CHENG indicated that the CIExpo has triumphantly showcased advanced construction technologies and provided a knowledge sharing and business matching platform for the industry."Innovation and technology is a world trend driving the transformation of the construction industry. Through this Expo, I hope the entire industry would embrace a new era of innovation and new technology," he said.
The CIExpo features four key themes, namely Offsite Construction, Robotics and Automation, Digital Solutions, and Advanced Technologies and Materials. About 40 local and overseas experts, academics, government officials and entrepreneurs from engineering backgrounds shared their extensive experience and knowledge at four international conferences about "Building Information Modelling (BIM)", "Modular Integrated Construction (MiC)", "Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA), Robotics and Automation" and "Building Asia Forum". Ten technical tours were arranged to demonstrate local innovative buildings and facilitates including MiC Display Centre, CIC -- Zero Carbon Park, CIC BIM Space, Happy Valley Underground Stormwater Storage Tank, Hong Kong Drainage Tunnel Project, revitalisation projects at Shanghai Street and Lee Tung Street as well as T-Park (a sludge treatment facility), etc.
For more details of the CIExpo, please visit the website: http://ciexpo.cic.hk.
For more photos about CIExpo, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zc1f3ummjv41owm/AABAuGcaaKzmLs-ulUvV8j37a?dl=0
About the Construction Industry Council
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) was formed in 2007 under the Construction Industry Council Ordinance (Cap. 587). The CIC consists of a chairman and 24 members representing various sectors of the industry including employers, professionals, academics, contractors, workers, independent persons and Government officials.
The main functions of the CIC are to forge consensus on long-term strategic issues, convey the industry's needs and aspirations to the Government, provide professional training and registration services, and serve as a communication channel between the Government and the construction industry.
Please visit www.cic.hk for further details.
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SOURCE Construction Industry Council