Category Archives: Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s MTR to invest more than $902M to upgrade train fleet

????????????????????????????????????

Hong Kong metro operator MTR Corporation is planning to invest $902 million to buy 78 new trains with advanced operating systems and equipment. The new eight-car trains will serve the Kwun Tong, Tsuen Wan, Island and Tseung Kwan O lines as part of its long-term asset renewal strategy to sustain high quality railway service for passengers.

Continue reading Hong Kong’s MTR to invest more than $902M to upgrade train fleet

Advertisements

Hong Kong airport gets government approval for $17.2B expansion project

2015-03-19_124024

The Hong Kong government has given its nod to expand the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a three-runway system worth $17.2 billion to handle growing passenger numbers and air cargo. The project would include the construction of a new runway, taxiways and aprons, a third runway concourse, an expanded Terminal 2, an automated people mover and a baggage handling system. Continue reading Hong Kong airport gets government approval for $17.2B expansion project

JETCO launches mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau with Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub

2015-03-10_172141

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (JETCO) has commercially launched mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau using Gemalto’s AllynisTrusted Services Hub​ (TSH). JETCO is the largest Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) network in the region consisting of 32 member banks. The Hub provides aggregation service for banks and service providers, delivering secure over-the-air provisioning of payment credentials to their customers’ NFC phones. This will allow users to pay for their goods, services​, and transport with a simple tap of their smartphones. Continue reading JETCO launches mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau with Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub

Thales & Alstom to supply advanced CBTC signaling system to Hong Kong Metro

hong kong metro

Thales and Alstom were awarded a contract worth $372 million by MTR Corporation, the operator of Hong Kong’s metro network, to resignal and upgrade the signalling systems of seven metro lines. A maintenance option is also included in the contract. This extensive project will equip seven MTR lines with the latest Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) technology, safely adding capacity, reliability and maintainability on the existing infrastructure system. Continue reading Thales & Alstom to supply advanced CBTC signaling system to Hong Kong Metro

Leighton-led JV nabs $760M contract from Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation

leighton

A joint venture between Australia’s Leighton and China State Construction Engineering has secured a $760.5 million contract from metro operator MTR Corporation for works on the Shatin to Central Link (SCL) in Hong Kong. Continue reading Leighton-led JV nabs $760M contract from Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation

GuavaTech Announces New Hosting and Connectivity Service Offerings in Hong Kong

1

GuavaTech, Inc., a leading managed service provider specializing in customized IT solutions for proprietary trading firms, investment banks, hedge funds, broker/dealers, and FCMs, announced that they are offering proximity hosting and ultra-low latency connectivity solutions for electronic trading at the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEx) Data Center. Continue reading GuavaTech Announces New Hosting and Connectivity Service Offerings in Hong Kong