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Nov 1 2013

Seminar on Useful Tool for Building Inspection - Diagnostic Tests on Concrete

Time: 2:15pm-5:30pm

Venue: Conference Hall, 4/F, HKPC Building, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Mr. Kesson LEE, Secretary-General, Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
Mr. LI Kwok-leung, Senior Structural Engineer, Mandatory Building Inspection Division, Buildings Department
Ir. Samson WONG, Senior Accreditation Officer, Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS)
Mr. Denis HEUNG, Senior Accreditation Officer, HKAS
Ir. Kenneth PAK, Senior Project Officer, Engineering Discipline In-service Training Office, Vocational Training Council (VTC)
Mr. John CHAN Chi-chiu, Teaching Associate, Mr. CHEUNG Ying-kit, Technician Department of Construction,
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Tsing Yi), VTC

Subsequent to the full implementation of Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme (MBIS) since June 2012, Building Department will issue statutory notices to the owners of 2000 buildings each year in respect of MBIS. The seminar helped property management personnel, inspectors, contractors and practitioners of testing laboratories to gain a more thorough understanding of MBIS and the various building diagnostic tests. Representatives of relevant Government Departments were invited to introduce such information in details. The audiences also had a brief idea on how to use various diagnostic equipment to obtain data about building condition as important references in the inspection process. The seminar had brought together over 300 stakeholders and practitioners of relevant trades for exchanging ideas and information.