Industry leader AEI Cables is supplying its low voltage power, control and fire performance cables to a new major public housing project developed by the Hong Kong Housing Society in the Kai Tak Development Area of Kowloon City.

The development of this part of the Kai Tak Area site will consist of five commercial and residential towers providing approximately 2,050 residential units expected to accommodate 5,800 people.

The cables being supplied by AEI Cables will help provide power to the development also incorporating four levels of administration, community and recreation facilities.

Stuart Dover of AEI Cables said: “The continuity of power supply is of paramount importance in a development of this kind with such large numbers of people moving about. We are delighted to be working as supply partners to the project.”

Working in partnership with its long-term Hong Kong distributor Fordex Electric Company Limited, AEI Cables will supply its diverse range of products for power, control and fire performance.

Electrical sub-contractor to the project is ATAL Engineering Ltd, and The Electrical and Mechanical Consultant of the project is Meinhardt (M&E) Ltd.

Kevin Siu, Business Development Director of Fordex Electric Co, Ltd, said: “We are delighted to be awarded such an important landmark project like this alongside our partner AEI Cables. It is gratifying to have the trust and confidence from our client who knows Fordex Electric is here to fully support them throughout the project.”

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

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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