Industry leader AEI Cables has clinched a contract to supply its low-voltage power, control and fire performance cables to a major extension of the Hong Kong Sports Institute.

Working with its partners, Cornwall Contracting Co.Ltd, AEI Cables supplied the cables to the existing sports complex from 2011 to 2013.

The major extension involves the facilities development building located in front of the indoor swimming pool and rowing boathouse comprising a three-storey building area. This will feature a multi-purpose training hall, scientific conditioning facilities, sports medicine centre, sport psychology, sport biomechanics, sport nutrition and monitoring centre, and sports residence area.

Stuart Dover, general manager of AEI Cables, said: “This is a major development of the institute and we’re thrilled to be working on such a prestige project with our partner to ensure the highest quality of cabling is installed.”

The consultant engineer will be WSP Hong Kong Ltd, and the electrical sub-contractor is Cornwall Contracting Co. Ltd.

The Hong Kong Sports Institute is a major sports complex located in Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong, offering training to athletes and academic qualifications in the field of sports training.

Using the latest technology and science, AEI Cables’ specialist Firetec Total Fire Solutions range offers enhanced fire performance cabling, accessories and technical support from its Washington, Tyne and Wear distribution facility.

Applications for Firetec include residential and commercial buildings, shopping malls, airports and protected buildings, ensuring that fire alarms, sprinkler systems, building monitoring and security systems can continue to operate in a fire.

All AEI Cables’ products are supplied with approvals from independent bodies, including BASEC and LPCB. It also holds approvals from organisations including Lloyds, the MoD, Network Rail and LUL and works to international standards worldwide.

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