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Working Group on
Ground Investigation and Instrumentation

The group has been established in a long history in the Association, and it started in the ground investigation field at the beginning, and it gradually extended to cover the instrumentation field. Its objectives comprise of the following issues:

  • To provide the Technical Note Series of GIGs that share knowledge, techniques,  and  to provide guidelines of  good practices on ground investigation and instrumentation fields. The publications also cover the aspects of planning, procurement, contract documentation and design.


  • To organize  forums and CPD seminars for exchange of information and experience, and to promote best practices on the issues related to Ground Investigation and Instrumentation.


  • To continually explore and keep abreast of the newly developing techniques and practices  in the areas.


  • To closely observe the enactment of related mandatory regulations from the Government of HKSAR, and the practices and guidelines from the different Governmental Departments. The group will provide corresponding responses and comments on the issues to the Government if necessary.


  • To closely liaise with the other professional groups like HKIE, IOM3, Geological Society of Hong Kong, Regional Group of Geological Society of London, Site Investigation Committee of HKCA and others professional and practicing bodies to promote best ethical, professional and social practices.

The Current Group Members:

  • Raymond Chan (Bachy Soletanche) (Group Chair)

  • William Fung (Fugro Geotechnical Services)

  • Martin Yip (Gammon)

  • M P Chan (Wing Wo)

  • Luk Ka Sing (AECOM)

  • Ada Chan (AECOM)

  • Tony Frame (Gammon)

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