On February 23th, 2019, 2018 Annual Summary Commendation Congress of Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd (a company set up by Ouyang Ganlin who is Party Branch Secretary of Hunan Chamber of Commerce in Qingdao) , 2019 Academic Conference of Underground Space Experts Committee of Qingdao Civil Construction Society and Summary Commendation Congress — ‘Innovative Technologies of Private Enterprises Promote the Building of the Belt and Road’ were held by Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd in Qingdao International News Center. Ouyang Ganlin, President of Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd was interviewed by several media.
On February 24th, as headline news on the front page, Qingdao Financial Daily reported the amazing act of Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd — Seizing the opportunities brought by “The Belt and Road Initiative”, Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd applies strengthening and renovating technologies for dilapidated houses to the reconstruction and development (project) of old cities in Portugal.
For Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd, the year 2018 was a year of reform and of innovation with good harvest. In 2008, Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd found an innovation path for technology-based private enterprises to practice policies of “The Belt and Road”. As leader, President Ouyang Ganlin went to Portugal three times with new processes, new technologies and new thoughts for earthquake-resistance and retrofitting of buildings. In November the same year, JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA, a Sino-Portuguese joint venture, was formally established. Then, the Conference on the Establishment of JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA and “Belt and Road Initiative” into Portugal — Press Conference on Innovative Technologies for Reinforcement and Renovation of Dilapidated Houses was held in Lisbon, Portugal. As news on the front page, these conferences were reported by Puhua Newspaper, which had not only given rise to a heated social repercussion but also gained appreciation from Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Portugal. On December 5th, 2018, in the morning, as one of the representatives from Chinese (Qingdao) founded private enterprises in Portugal, Ouyang Ganlin was met by President Xi Jinping and other party and state leaders who paid a state visit to Portugal. It gave great encouragement and spur to private enterprises that went abroad. Shortly afterwards, Seixal in Portugal expressed its interest in cooperating with Qingdao city, intending to develop all-dimensional cooperation between two cities from several aspects such as earthquake-resistance and retrofitting of dilapidated houses with an area of 96 square meters in cities, business and trade, tourism, agriculture and industry. Evidently, innovative technologies of Qingdao private enterprises had been acknowledged by Portuguese and helped to promote friendly cooperation between Seixal and Qingdao. It also indicated that private enterprises not only played important roles in practicing “The Belt and Road Initiative” but also served as bridges that bond countries or cities together.
Relative departments of Qingdao municipal government and many industry experts paid great attention to this conference. More than 150 people attended this conference, including leaders at all levels, specialists and scholars from government departments, scientific institution, university, design and construction units, inspection departments. Additionally, Chairman of Civil Construction Special Committee of China Senior Professors Association came specially to Qingdao from Beijing to attend the above-mentioned conference.
Contents of academic conference covered new theories, new technologies and new materials of underground space development. On Summary Commendation Congress — ‘Innovative Technologies of Private Enterprises Promote the Building of the Belt and Road’, more details about the Conference on “Belt and Road Initiative” into Portugal — Conference on Innovative Technologies for Reinforcement and Renovation of Dilapidated Houses held by Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd were introduced.
Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd is a small and medium-sized private enterprise in Qingdao. For years, it has been studying on innovative technologies of underground space. With tireless efforts, both researches on underground space and transforming results of technical innovation of this company have leaped into the front ranks in China, which enables Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd to play an obvious outstanding role in building the Road and Belt. To some extent, it also helps to improve the researching ability of Qingdao in the development of underground space. For these reasons, Ouyang Ganlin, President of the company, was conferred as Vice-Chairman of Civil Construction Special Committee of China Senior Professors Association and Team Leader of Underground Space Experts Team of Civil Construction Special Committee, Chairman of Qingdao Technology Innovation Strategy Association of Underground Space Industry, Deputy Director of Qingdao Civil Construction Engineering Society and Chairman of Underground Space Experts Committee and adjunct professor of Qingdao University of Technology.
Among cities with separate planning, Qingdao is the first one which decides to establish Technology Innovation Strategy Association of Underground Space Industry. Recognized by EU countries, Qingdao voluntarily exports technologies for reinforcement and renovation of dilapidated houses. It is the only city that is willing to have private enterprises undertake all earthquake-resistant, strengthening and renovating projects. What’s more, Qingdao is designated as the unit taking the lead of preparing formation of national underground space experts team. Invited by I-Shou University (Taiwan), Mr. Ouyang Ganlin and other two people from Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd will go to attend the Conference on Civil Engineering and Environment held there on July 1st, 2019. All the achievements are by no means accidents but are fruits of long-term profound accumulation. Focusing on difficult issues, hot issues and latest research findings, eight domestic experts gave excellent reports on the conference. In particular, Professor Ouyang Ganlin, Chairman of Underground Space Experts Committee made a report on Jacking Technology of Underground Works.
The report given by Professor Ouyang Ganlin arouse great concern from the experts attending the conference. Currently, crowd-in technology of Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd has taken the lead in China, which will provide disruptive (innovative) technology for the construction of non-excavation underground complex pipelines in downtown areas.
On 2018 Annual Summary Commendation Congress of Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd, Ouyang Ganlin. Party Branch Secretary of Hunan Chamber of Commerce in Qingdao gave excellent report on marching into the Road and Belt. Afterwards, prize-giving ceremony was held. Mr. Ouyang Ganlin presented certificate of honor and prizes to eight staff who performed their excellence.
In honor of its over-fulfillment of tasks, a cash reward of 100,000 RMB was presented to No. 18 Project Department .
In relaxed happy atmosphere, the dinner party began. Rejoicing in toast, host and guests raised their glasses.
Cheers, my friends! It shows us the courage of Chinese companies in exploration and making innovations in the reform transformation trend; It is not only a practice that private enterprises venture abroad but also a success that enterprises export self-owned core technologies to foreign countries. It has been proved that a company with technologies will have bright future on its way to go abroad and in joining in the building of the Belt and Road as long as it has strong responsibility and explores bravely. Once again, let’s cheer for Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd and let’s wish Hunan Chamber of Commerce in Qingdao to have much more such excellent enterprises. We hope that Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co,. Ltd will become better and better and we hope that new achievements will be made in building the Belt and Road.
Puhua Newspaper December 4th, 2018
葡华报讯 11月2日17时，“一带一路”走进葡萄牙——暨危旧房屋加固改造新技术发布会在里斯本Marriott酒店成功举办。本次发布会由静力建设与不动产管理有限公司主办。葡萄牙中华总商会会长蔡文显、葡萄牙中资企业协会主席张鑫、里斯本大学孔子学院葡方院长齐莉娅女士、里斯本大学孔子学院中方院长王锦程、葡萄牙中华文化之友协会会长王锁瑛女士、葡萄牙A2P consult公司总经理Júlio Appleton先生、中国银行里斯本分行副行长郭志强、华为集团葡萄牙公司副总经理黄俊、中葡拉美国际商会会长刘贺、EMGI投资公司总经理崔冰女士以及华人华侨代表、企业代表等50余人参加了此次发布会。
Puhua News: On December 2nd, JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA successfully hosted “Belt and Road Initiative” into Portugal — Press Conference on Innovative Technologies for Reinforcement and Renovation of Dilapidated Houses at Morriott Hotel, Lisbon, at 17:00 o’clock. More than 50 people attended this press conference including Cai Weixian, Chairman of Portugal Chinese Business Association, Zhan Xin, President of China Enterprises Association (Portugal), Ms. Teresa Cid，Portuguese Director of Confucius Institute at University of Lisbon, Wang Jincheng, Chinese Director of Confucius Institute at University of Lisbon, Ms. Wang Suoying, Association for Friends of Chinese Culture, Mr. Júlio Appleton, General Manager of A2P Consulting Firm, Guo Zhiqiang, Vice-president of Bank of China (Lisbon Branch), Huang Jun, Vice General Manager of Huawei (Portugal Branch), Liu He, President of International Chamber of Commerce (China, Portugal, Latin America), Ms. Cui Bing, General Manager of EMGI and representatives of overseas Chinese and companies.
At the very beginning of the press conference, Mr. Cai Wenxian, Chairman of Portugal Chinese Business Association, came to the front and made a speech. In his speech, he expressed that China had achieved great success in (the field of) special professional engineering. He gave several examples: building moving project with the largest height and maximum height was finished in China; plane shearing rotation displacement method, asynchronous roof-lifting method, method of double-addition transformation of dilapidated houses without demolition, and method for displacement of large bridges were all invented first by China. From his speech, it is learnt that on this press conference, six new technologies which had received patents of invention in China were released. Among them, four patents had declared the international patents for invention and their application had been accepted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Chairman Cai wenxian said that businesses conducted by the host of this press conference in Portugal met the requirements of renovation of old cities there very well. “If these technologies could be promoted and applied in Portugal, it was believed that they would help to promote the progress and development of the renovation and remediation of the dilapidated houses in Portugal, which would provide new technical ideas for the renovation of old cities there. Destroying no architectural heritages, these technologies would help to meet owners’ up-to-date requirements of the houses such as the house space, functional layout, ecological implantation, etc. It would make the ecology of cities much more harmonious and the life of people much more comfortable. Qingdao Jingli Engineering Co., Ltd, which invested this project, ranks forefront in China’s reinforcement and renovation industry. It is not only a national high and new tech enterprise but also a technology-based enterprise which has been entered into national database. Its joining into the building of Belt and Road is a cause for celebration.”, said Mr. Cai.
Then, Mr. Zhang Xin, President of Portugal Chinese Business Association, delivered a speech. saying that as a big construction country, every year China’s consumption of steel and concrete account for 40 percent of the world output. “In the field of reinforcement and renovation of dilapidated houses,” he stated, “China has accumulated rich experience and created lots of new technologies.” He continued, “Focusing on the market of dilapidated houses’ reinforcement and renovation in Portugal, it could be found that though 9836 housings had obtained construction permits during the first half of 2018, 70,000 housings were still needed. Attaching great importance to the renovation of old cities, Portuguese government encouraged social organization and individuals to invest (in) the renovation of old cities by offering a series of preferential policies including exemption and reduction of 6 kinds of taxes, namely, transfer tax, municipal tax, personal income tax, capital gains tax, housing income tax and value-added tax. Under such circumstances, it was a chance as well as a challenge to take an active part in the renovation of old cities in Portugal by using innovative technologies legally. “
Taking this opportunity, Mr. Zhang Xin hoped JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA could abide by local laws and respect local customs when it was running its business in Portugal. He hoped that technologies could bond Portuguese and Chinese construction engineers together to promote technological innovation and progress of renovation projects of old cities in Portugal and to make contribution to urban construction of Portugal. In his opinion, only when one serves the society with all his/ her heart, can he/ she be rewarded by the society.
Next, Mr. Ouyang Ganlin, a lifelong adjunct professor of Qingdao University of Technology, Vice-chairman of Civil Construction Special Committee of China Senior Professors Association, Deputy Director of Qingdao Civil Construction Engineering Society and Chairman of Underground Space Experts Committee, Legal Representative and General Manager, gave a speech on innovative technologies.
Professor Ouyang Ganlin first made an introduction to JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA. According to him, registered business scope of the company was as follows: civil engineering, public engineering, foundation engineering, real estate management and agricultural development. Then, he told the current situation of rehabilitation engineering and made an analysis of the Portugal market. Since difficulty in parking and traffic congestion were fairly obvious in old cities and on new roads, he said, at present there was a great need for the reinforcement and renovation of dilapidated buildings in Portugal. He also mentioned, to solve the above-mentioned problems successfully, both money and professional technology including technology of non-excavation underground construction were needed.
On the press conference, Professor Ouyang Ganlin introduced several new technologies to attendees.
1. New material——high ductility concrete; concrete beam which would not break when it was bent.
2. Technology for bidirectional addition without demolition. The so-called bidirectional addition means to add one layer to the top of one building and to add another layer to its bottom, namely to build a basement for the building.
3. Rectification by the method of original-path closure
4. Rectification of six-story residential buildings by using pit-jacked piles
5. Asynchronous Roof-lifting Method
At last, Professor Ouyang Ganlin said, the above-mentioned five new technologies, which are representative, had a positive significance for the reinforcement and renovation of the dilapidated buildings in Portugal. If these technologies could be promoted and applied, he mentioned, objectively, it would help to promote the progress and development of the renovation and remediation of the dilapidated buildings, which would provide new technical ideas for the renovation of old cities in Portugal. He added, “On the one hand, it would help to meet the owners’ requirements of the houses such as the house space, functional layout, ecological implantation, etc. On the other hand, it would also play a positive role for the protection and inheritance of architectural heritages. All this would make the ecology of cities much more harmonious and the life of people much more comfortable.”
There was a question-and-answer part on the conference. During the press conference, participants took an active part in it. Professor Ouyang Ganlin answered questions from participants one by one.
Afterwards, Mr. Cai Wenxian, Director Teresa Cid，Mr. Zhang Xin and Mr. Ouyang Ganlin unveiled the plaque for the establishment and opening ceremony of JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA.
葡萄牙A2P consult公司总经理Júlio Appleton先生致辞讲述了在港珠澳大桥正式开通之际，亲眼见证了这一建筑奇迹。他表示建筑领域技术需要更多、更细致的沟通交流和相互学习，未来也非常有意向和静力建设与不动产管理有限公司进行合作。
Mr. Júlio Appleton, General Manager of A2P Consulting Firm, addressed to attending people that he saw a construction miracle before his eyes when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge officially opened. In the construction sector, more communication and exchange on technologies must be done, he said. He also claimed that he was willing to cooperate with JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA in the future.
At the end of the conference, Vanda Porto, lawyer, came to the platform and gave a speech. As law consultant of JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA, she said, she knew a good deal about the company for having perused a lot of legal documents when it was established. As far as she was concerned, it was an excellent company with new technologies for reinforcement and renovation of dilapidated houses, which were very popular in Portugal. Ms. Vanda also expressed her best wishes for the growth and development of JINGLI CONSTRUÇÃO E GESTÃO IMOBILIÁRIA, LDA in Portugal.