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New Scientist   24 October 2017   UK   Devon  
<p>The scene around the flooded Whitehill Yeo pit in Devon, UK, resembles a lunar landscape. Until it was abandoned just a few years ago, an endless stream of diesel trucks carried china clay out of the mine seven days a week.</p><p>But don’t be fooled by ...
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The Star   23 October 2017   Malaysia   Tanjung Bungah  
<p>PETALING JAYA: The developer’s application to build a residential project at the site of a massive landslide that took the lives of nine construction workers was rejected by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry as it was located near a quarry ...
icsiconference.org   20 October 2017   USA   New York  
<p>INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE<br />NEW YORK, NEW YORK | OCTOBER 26&ndash;28, 2017</p> <p>Sustainable Cities for an Uncertain World</p> <p>ASCE's International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure will provide an opportunity ...
The New Indian Express   20 October 2017   India   Chennai  
<p>CHENNAI: Chennai Metro Rail has to burrow only 450 metres more to complete the entire tunnelling under the first phase of the Chennai Metro.Thee much awaited breakthrough in the first tunnel boring machine (TBM) in the 3.7 km longest continuous tunnel drive ...
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Daily Mail   19 October 2017   China  
<p>Construction workers in China are carrying out the last step in completing the world's longest cross sea bridge which measures 34 miles long.</p><p>Engineers began paving the surface of the four-mile-long undersea tunnel on October 13, the most important ...
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Chronicle Live   19 October 2017   England   UK  
<p>Recalling the construction of the Tyne Tunnel - and its opening by the Queen on this day 50 years ago.</p><p>It’s 50 years today since the first of the two Tyne Tunnels was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen.</p><p>The tunnels are a triumph of engineering ...
The Guardian   18 October 2017   Netherlands   Gemert  
<p>Dutch officials have toasted the opening of what is being called the world&rsquo;s first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists.</p> <p>There was applause as officials wearing hard hats rode over the bridge on their ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   Australia   Melbourn  
<p>The world's number one mining company BHP (NYSE:BHP) reported solid September quarter production across its business units on Tuesday and made no changes to its production and cost guidance for its current financial year to end-June 2018.</p> <p>The Melbourne-based ...
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thelocal.no   17 October 2017   Norway  
<p>Geologists in Norway are pumping water at the Mannen mountain in Romsdalen in an effort to initiate a landslide.</p> <p>Oncoming winter conditions may make the landslide impossible if the measure is not successful in the coming days, reports NRK.</p> <p>The ...