Milestones

2000

  • Establishment of Utility Training Institute, UTI (previously known as UtilityINFO Institute).

  • Training course was introduced to Hong Kong by Utility Training Institute, for standard coding of Conduit Condition Evaluation (CCE-CCTV & ME) by using man entry and non-man entry methods

 

2002

  • Establishment of Hong Kong Institute of Utility Specialists (HKIUS).

  • Ir. King Wong completed the study on “the Strategy Planning Changes for Companies Working on Leakage Detection Contracts Affecting Slopes” which confirmed the need of the institute.

  • Qualifying Conduit Condition Evaluation (CCE-CCTV & ME) training course was jointly organized with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 

2003

  • An open forum “The Public Interest in Reducing Road Opening, Safer Excavation and Better Slope Maintenance by using GIS based Utility Information Centre”. chaired by Ir H.S. Kwong, GBS, JP, was jointly organized by UTI and HKIUS.

  • The forum was attended by over 500 including seniors from government departments, academics, consultants, contractors and supplies.

  • Manhole Internal Condition & Conduit Condition Evaluation (CCTV Survey) training course delivered to HKSAR Drainage Services Department in December.

 

2004

 

2005

  • Advanced Utility Survey training course was jointly organized with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  • “Utility Protection & Work Safety in Road Excavation - Creative Writing & Practical Competition” was jointly organized by HKIUS, HKIE-SSC, HKAAST and UTI. The event comprises a series of seminars, forums and technical visits.

 

2006

  • Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar Survey and Utility Survey Results Accuracy Evaluation & Usefulness training course were introduced by UTI.

 

2007

  • “A Two-coast, Four-area Conference on Utility Safety & Management” was organized by HKIUS, HKIE-SSC, HKARMS & IOSH(HK) and UTI provides the event management service which includes site visits, series of seminars and a competition.

  • Utility Profession & Applications” Applied Learning Course (2007-09 cohort of piloting) was jointly organized by UTI & The Department of Civil Engineering of The University of Hong Kong. The course was coordinated by The Education Bureau of Hong Kong Government.

 

2008

  • Two workshops on “One-day Training on Pipe Defect Coding & Pipe Condition Assessment” were organized in July for the Staff of Drainage Services Department of Hong Kong Government.

  • UTI coordinates the celebration of HKIUS 5th Anniversary and HKURC Inauguration on 14 April. 

  • UTI provides event management services to “BUDA Group 10th Anniversary Dinner” which was held in Kowloon Shangri-la hotel.


2009

  • UTI adopted the new ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System in order to keep pace with the market developments. 


2010

  • The first Professional Diploma in Utility Survey and Management has been launched by UTI.


2011

 

2012

 

2013


2014

  • The Drainage Services Department (DSD) Open Day has been held at Shatin Sewage Treatment Works successfully, reaching more than 11, 000 person-time of entry. Multiple educational programs focusing on utility management have been prepared, including model exhibitions, thematic tours, game booth and display panels.

 

2015

 

2016

  • Together with many international professionals in utility surveying in Malaysia, HKIUS and IIUS were invited to present a speech particularly in the experiences and challenges in utility planning and mapping during the "Survey Congress 2016" held by Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (Sarawak Branch).

 

 

 

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Open Forum (2003)

Utility Protection & Work Safety in Road Excavation Creative Writing & Practical Competition (2005)

A Two-coast, Four-area Conference on Utility Safety & Management (2007)

Utility Profession & Applications - Applied Learning Course (2007-09 cohort of piloting)

Awarded “Caring Company Logo” by the Hong Kong Council of Social Services (2008)

HKIUS 5th Anniversary and HKURC Inauguration (2008)

Utility Safety & Management 2009 - Drawing, Slogan Creation and Photography competitions (2009)

ICUMAS Keynote speakers and Guest speakers group photo (2011)

Reception of Environmental Conference Sustainable Development: Better Quality Of Life (2012)

The 10th Anniversary Dinner of HKIUS staff group photo (2013)

Drainage Services Department Open Day (2014)

Survey Congress 2016 - Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (2016)