Proposed Banning of Hand-Dug Caissons in Hong Kong

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Proposed Banning of Hand-Dug Caissons in Hong Kong

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Proposed Banning of Hand-Dug Caissons in Hong Kong
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Lau I Y S

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Lau I Y S

In the last Hong Kong issue of The Structural Engineer (June, 1993) ‘hand-dug’ caissons - a type of foundation commonly used in Hong Kong - were introduced. However, this type of construction method requires persons to work inside a constrained environment underground which imposes a considerable hazard on them. Government is therefore considering banning hand-dug caissons in Hong Kong.

Ignatius Y.S. Lau

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