The Hong Kong Constructional Metal Structures Association is established in July 2010, and it aims to promote the effective use of metal structures in construction. The key objectives of the Association are:
- To provide latest information on education, research, design and construction from overseas for continual professional training of engineers in Hong Kong, Macau, and the Mainland China.
- To promote exchange and collaboration on education, research and professional skills among engineers in Hong Kong, Macau, the Mainland China and overseas.
- To promote wide adoption of the Chinese steel materials and associated design standards, construction practice as well as technical and professional qualification.
The key activities of the Association include education and professional training, research on advanced steel and steel-concrete construction technology, design development and codification, and accreditation of advanced building products and systems as well as qualification of technical and professional personnel.