04.12.2020 | Response
Under the current Covid19
situation, AIM Group is adhering to the health protocol and advice mandated
by the Centre for Health Protection in Hong Kong to protect ourselves and
However, whilst we continue
to observe health restriction, we remain available to provide our expert
services to the construction world. Please contact us at email@example.com.
We wish you all the best
of Season's greetings.
29.03.2020 | A message
from our MD
I hope you are all keeping
well in these difficult times.
AIM is enacting the "Working
from Home" arrangement on until further notice. In these difficult times,
we have to think out of the business box and consider the well being of
the whole community towards which we have a collective responsibility.
Admin and secretarial staff
may work out a roster of office attendance for essential matters only (mail
/ essential payments / etc) and such office attendance should be kept to
We must, of course, all remember
that "Safety First" and that it extends beyond our own safety to the safety
of the community at large.
B. B. Dawelbait
07.01.2020 | ICE Presidential
Celebrating more success
in Hong Kong this evening, 7th January 2020, at The Hong Kong Club where
new Fellows of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) received their
certificates from the ICE President, Mr. Paul Sheffield. We are delighted
and hugely honoured that our Managing Director, Mr. Ballah El Bakry Dawelbait,
CEng FICE FCIArb FAPM, has been appointed as Fellow of the Institution
of Civil Engineers (ICE).
2018 | Hong Kong Waste
AIM Group Chairman, David
Knight, attended the Spring Cocktail Party of the Hong Kong Waste Management
Association on 30 April 2018 at the Hong Kong Club.
with Mr Law, SITA
with David Pegg of Arup
Beazley AIM Senior
in the background)
2016 | ACEHK – Innovation
and Creativity Seminar
AIM Group Chairman, David
Knight, attended the ACEHK (Association of Consulting Engineers Hong Kong)
Seminar on Innovation and Creativity at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition
Centre on 29 June 2016. Photo receiving a Carbon Credit Certificate from
the Chairman, Francis Kung, on behalf of AIM Group who had sponsored the
with Mr Kung, Chairman of ACEHK
2015 | Appointment of
We are delighted to announce
that David Knight has recently taken on the role of AIM Group’s Chairman.
David has over 40 years of experience, including 35 years in Hong Kong,
where he had been involved in the construction of the HSBC Headquarters
Building, various infrastructure facilities and numerous other prestigious
He is a project management
specialist, with solid grounding in design, construction and management
of major works such as roads, bridges, underground railways, high-rise
buildings, deep basements, tunnels, and piled foundations. He also has
considerable experience of investigation, repair and reporting on failed
building materials such as concrete, render and tiling and more recently
in waste management.
David’s wealth of knowledge,
experience and wide contacts in the industry will be invaluable to the
on-going development of AIM Group in Hong Kong, the Far East and further
David’s appointment is a
result of a rotation of the Chairman’s position and he succeeds Graham
Scott-Burge, who continues as director and senior member of the AIM Group
2011 | International Expert
Our Expert Witness roles
in the international arbitration arena are expanding. AIM Group Director,
John Costello, was appointed as an Expert Witness in respect of Civil and
Geotechnical Engineering issues for an International Arbitration in Sri
Lanka during 2009-2011. The project was a 60 km Expressway project in Southern
Sri Lanka. The case involved the appointment of a Tribunal of three internationally
distinguished Arbitrators, and was the first of its kind in Sri Lanka.
The Arbitration hearing was held in April 2011, and the Tribunal's Award
is currently awaited.
John has also been appointed
to act as an Expert Witness on Geotechnical Engineering issues on another
international Arbitration case involving deep excavations in Singapore
which is likely to involve input during 2011 and 2012.
Our Group MD, Ballah Dawelbait,
continues to be involved in numerous ADR and/or arbitrations this year
as well, some of which were conducted under the International Chamber of
Commerce Rules. His most recent appointment was as a ‘tribunal sole expert’
in arbitration for a project in Doha with the hearing just concluded in
Paris at the Hearing Centre of the International Court of Arbitration.
He continues to be involved in various ADR initiatives in Qatar, UAE and
Saudi Arabia as well as the Far East.
2010 | Regional Director,
To meet the demand for our
expert services, Colin Moreby, Regional Director – Hong Kong and Asia,
continues to be responsible for the day-to-day operation of AIM Group’s
Head Office in Hong Kong, as well as our assignments throughout Asia.
Colin can be contacted at
tel: (852) 2572 6533; fax: (852) 2572 7966 and/or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2009 | National Water
Company, Saudi Arabia – Expert Services
AIM Group has successfully
completed this major assignment for the National Water Company in Saudi
Arabia for the provision of Expert Services to resolve various issues related
to a sewerage construction Project worth over US$5 billion.
AIM's Experts' roles included
projects reviews; troubleshooting; leading and negotiating project recovery
plans including MOUs, supplemental agreements; technical advice on tunnels;
pumping stations; outfalls; packaged plants and sewerage systems; together
with high end project management services, claims assessments and commercial
2009 | Company Profile
As a company logo, AIM Group
has adopted an eagle, which in terms of heraldic symbolism, signifies “a
man of action, ever more occupied in high and weighty affairs, and one
of lofty spirit, ingenious, speedy in apprehension and judicious in matters
of ambiguity". We strongly believe that this symbolism reflects the standard,
attributes and calibre of our Experts and highlights the level of expertise
we can provide to our clients.