Airport Authority Hong Kong appointed (17-Feb-2011) the JV of Mott MacDonald and Arup a contract to provide full design consultancy services and construction support services for the phase one development of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) Midfield. Phase one of the project, which is scheduled to be complete in 2015, will include a new midfield concourse with 11 bridge-served stands and nine operational stands to meet future demand at the airport. The JV will be supported by architect Aedas, engineer Atkins and a range of other specialist consultants in delivering the new facility. [more]
Hong Kong awards Mott MacDonald-Arup JV midfield development
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