30 Jun 2011

Speaker: Mike Kennedy

Today, we invited Mr. Mike Kennedy to talk about “Major projects in Hong Kong - Some unusual aspects of Construction”.  A Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Mike came to work in Hong Kong as a Bridge Engineer from the UK in the early 70s.
Has worked on and managed a number of well known construction projects, in Hong Kong, over the past 40 years including bridges, highways, dredging, tunnels, high rise buildings, airport, site formations, power stations, MTR stations, container terminals and reclamations.  His career has been split between working as a Consulting Engineer and then as a Contractor.

Mike showed us some project he done in Hong Kong, including Tuen Mun Highway, MTR Cross Harbour Tunnel, MTR Cheung Sha Wan & Lai Chi Kok Stations and Tunnels, Tsing Yi Site Formation and Reclamation, Bank of China Tower, Castle Peak Power Station, Kwai Chung Container Port, Terminals 6 & 7, Chek Lap Kok Airport, Kap Shui Mun Bridge, Hong Kong Disneyland and West Rail.  Also he showed us some photos of his work and told us some interesting stories.

Mike brought his photo collection “A Glimpse of Sai Kung” and presented to President Stephen, PE Martin, PP Tobi and our Birthday guest, Jochen.

Sergeant at Arms PP Gaston collected HK$1,390 for raffle and fines.  PE Martin won the bottle of red wine as raffle prize and he happy to give it to his Birthday friend, Jochen.