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2021.04.16 Encouraging Electrification and Promoting Zero-Emission in Construction Sites

Kumshing becomes an official signatory of “Power Up Coalition”, a new initiative led by BEC. Together with other 10-plus signatories from the industry, Kumshing will strive to optimize the use of clean energy and to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide emissions in construction sites in the long term. The Corporation’s support in this green initiative following its signing of the BEC Low Carbon Charter once again demonstrates its commitment in contributing to a low carbon and sustainable society.


2021.03.30 Cross-sector Collaboration to Build Smart City

Kumshing is glad to take part in one of the world's largest C-V2X public road tests! Together with ASTRI and other partners in the ecosystem, we are promoting smart mobility to enhance road safety and efficiency. This indeed has laid a strong foundation for the development of smart city. Our contribution to the project is a reflection on how we carry out our role as an energy and mobility infrastructure specialist.


2021.02.05 Drive Green, Drive Safely

Over three hundred of Kumshing vehicles joined its first “Smart Drive Challenge” in 2020 to promote green and safe driving. Kumshing gears to de-carbonize in its business operation and proactively promotes proper driving to minimize carbon footprint. Being a long-standing advocate of environmental protection, Kumshing is glad to share the continual effort of its staff to take part in this de-carbonization journey. Fuel was saved and safety performance was significantly enhanced in 2020.


2021.01.30 Warehouse expansion in Fanling

To cope with soaring need for warehouse space, Kumshing is expanding its storage capacity into the New Territories. A new warehouse in Fanling with 15,000 square feet of space will be used to stock switchgear and replenishment parts. The new warehouse is also the base station for our smart meter team, enabling them to conveniently pick up new smart meters each day, for swift installation across the New Territories. Together with a new testing center, the Fanling warehouse supports our business growth.


2020.12.15 Cultivating Business Resilience in Times of Uncertainty

As 2020 draws to a close, it has been a wildly unpredictable and unprecedented year. However, Kumshing's business has proven highly resilient. Kumshing responded rapidly to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with a host of initiatives and measures to help employees through the difficult times. Flexibility in Kumshing's business operation is key to keeping the workforce safe. Kumshing also participated in charity activities to distribute much-needed supplies to underprivileged families in the local district. Contributions to the “Construction Industry Caring Campaign – Fight Against Novel Coronavirus” were made to support the industry and community.


2020.11.08 Appointment of Rex Wong as Justice of the Peace

Huge congratulations to CEO Rex Wong on his appointment as a Justice of the Peace (JP). This honorary title is given by the Government in recognition of community leaders. Since 2011, Rex has served on a number of government advisory and statutory bodies, advising local policy makers. At the industry level, his active participation in Hong Kong Construction Association and Construction Industry Council earned him a reputation as a passionate advocate for construction quality and safety. Rex’s service is made possible by the support of his colleagues at Kumshing, a responsible corporate citizen recognized as a Caring Company for more than 15 years.


2020.09.23 Awarded 15-year contract for Chemical Waste Treatment Center

Kumshing has been awarded the 15-year-long Chemical Waste Treatment Center Second Follow-On Contract by Environmental Protection Department (EPD) through a joint venture with Ecospace Limited. Kumshing will be playing a key role in the design and construction of a replacement incineration line, clinical waste sterilization system and the replacement of various major equipment. Following its remarkable involvement in the T-PARK (The Sludge Treatment Facilities) earlier, Kumshing is proud to work for EPD to ensure the smooth operation and maintenance of this one and only chemical waste treatment center in Hong Kong.


2020.08.03 Stepping up to fulfill decarbonization commitment

This year Kumshing is an official signatory of the BEC Low Carbon Charter, joining its clients AA, CLP, HKE and the 60 other signatories from various sectors in Hong Kong's important and ongoing journey to long-term carbon phasedown. The BEC Low Carbon Charter is an environmental initiative launched by the Business Environment Council (BEC) in 2019 that interlocks with the government’s decarbonization initiatives. Under the Charter, signatories must ‘walk the talk’ by advocating the setting and implementation of decarbonization targets, as well as sharing their annual progress. Kumshing’s joining of the Charter further strengthens its role as a passionate advocate of low-carbon practices and a key player in the ecosystem. With steadfast commitment to environmental protection, Kumshing always strives to achieve environmental excellence by advocating the use of clean practices in and outside the workplace.


2020.07.31 Sewerage upgrade contract won in West Kowloon and Tsuen Wan

Kumshing has long actively supported Drainage Services Department (DSD) to build and upgrade the world-class drainage system it operates in Hong Kong. Securing the contract - Upgrading of West Kowloon & Tsuen Wan Sewerage – Phase 2A means Kumshing will be responsible for replacing and upgrading 14 kilometers gravity sewers, rehabilitating 6 existing sewer crossing within stormwater box culverts and constructing 2 new dry weather flow interceptors and ancillary works. All the works will be carried out in the densely populated districts of Tsuen Wan, Kwai Chung, Cheung Sha Wan and Kowloon Tong. This is a significant milestone for us in the public works sector. Kumshing is handling both the civil and E&M works for DSD.


2020.04.01 Awarded the Caring Company Logo consecutively since 2004

Kumshing has been awarded the Caring Company Logo by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service for 16 consecutive years. The recognition attests to the Kumshing’s corporate social responsibility efforts in community support, arts and culture promotion as well as environmental protection to build a better community. Kumshing was being acknowledged by Oxfam Trailwalker as its “Official Engineering Consultant” over the years.


2020.02.20 Successful installation of D1 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT)

In support of the Government’s plans for significant carbon intensity reduction by increasing the percentage of local gas-fired generation to around 50% of the total fuel mix in 2020, Kumshing project team has been undertaking installation works for the new D1 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine unit at Black Point Power Station since 2017. The project has achieved the “First Fire” on January 24 and continued to run steam blow model to clear all steam pipes and valves, which marked excellent progress for the project. The new CCGT unit was connected to CLP grid in late January.


2020.01.09
Fabulous cocktail reception at the start of 2020

2019 is a wonderful year of partnerships for Kumshing, supporting its clients and nurturing its people, all towards its purpose of building the energy and mobility infrastructure for Hong Kong. The Cocktail Reception 2020 was successfully held on January 9, 2020 at Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck. We are grateful that over 250 guests came and celebrated with us. The thoughtful insights from Hugh Chow, CEO of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, Donald Choi, Chairperson of Construction Innovation and Technology Application Center about “Innovation and Technology in Hong Kong’s Decarbonization, Digitalization and Densification Journey” were greatly appreciated.


2019.11.28
Quality Improvement and Experience Sharing Convention

The 2019 Quality Improvement and Experience Sharing Convention was successfully held on November 28. Themed “Creativity and Innovation for Quality Excellence”, the event hosted by Kumshing highlighted the connection between openness to new thinking and the desire for quality execution. This is a wonderful platform for member companies to meet and share their commitment in quality management.


2019.09.13
Highways Department Public Lighting Management Contract Renewed

Driving forward with the experience accumulated in the management, operation, installation and maintenance of public lighting since the 1980s, Kum Shing (K.F.) Construction Company Limited recently stepped up to manage and install Hong Kong’s first intelligent street lighting and related control systems. In September 2019, Kumshing was commissioned by Highways Department to integrate new technology and design into the public lighting systems under the four-year contract for the management, operation, installation and maintenance of the public lighting system in New Territories West.


2018.06.27
Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolitan Electricity Authority, Thailand

Hong Kong Energy Infrastructure Limited (HEI), a consulting and investment arm of Kum Shing Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolitan Electricity Authority, Thailand on "The Provision of Feasibility Study on Undergrounding Overhead Power Lines", aiming to improve the electricity reliability and landscape features for nearly ten million populations in the greater Bangkok area. HEI Vice Chairman Mr Rex Wong said: "We appreciate the trust and confidence MEA has placed with us. HEI will utilize our engineering and management expertise to support the improvement and development of electricity system in the greater Bangkok area."