Engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon is playing a key role in transforming the Anderson Road Quarry (ARQ) site into a multi-purpose land tract for public housing, to further enhance the development of Hong Kong.
Since the 1950s, the ARQ has played a significant role in Hong Kong’s construction industry by supplying stone, asphalt aggregate and concrete. Following the completion of its historical function, the ARQ site is ready for a new mission: to help solve the housing shortage in the area by becoming a site for future residential, commercial and community developments.
Commissioned by the main contractor Chun Wo-STEC-Vasteam Joint Venture, Aurecon is providing structural, tunnelling and
"We were chosen by the main contractor because we have a proven history of providing cost-saving designs that maintain the integrity and quality of original
The ARQ project will provide approximately 12 hectares of land for the development of about 9 400 private and
"We are proud to play a key role in rehabilitating the ARQ and transforming it into a vibrant urban development that improves the lives of the local residents," said Aurecon Project Leader Derek Cheung.
The project commenced at the end of 2016 and is scheduled for completion in 2022.