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WIRED   11 August 2017   USA  
<p>It sounds like the plot of a James Bond movie: A charismatic billionaire wants to build a network of high tech tunnels beneath America's cities and slay an enemy in the process. But this isn't a summer blockbuster. It's Elon Musk's latest Big Idea. In addition ...
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Tunnel Business Magazine   10 August 2017   Nepal   Nepal  
<p>Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Double Shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP). The Robbins TBM underwent its Factory Acceptance Testing in July 2017 and is currently being ...
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CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT   04 August 2017   USA  
<p>According to a new analysis of federal employment data, AGC reports construction employment increased in 264 out of 358 metro areas between June 2016 and June 2017, declined in 57, and stagnated in 37.<br /><br />AGC notes that even though most metro areas ...
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The Financial Express   01 August 2017   Bangladesh   Dhaka  
<p>Construction of the much-vaunted Dhaka metro begins tomorrow (Wednesday), amid challenges of doing the work smoothly through the cramped capital city where millions move through congestion.<br /><br />As planned, building the country's first metro rail ...
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China.org.cn   31 July 2017   China   Beijing  
<p>Chinese workers are building the world's deepest and Asia's largest underground high-speed railway station beneath the Great Wall at the Badaling section in Beijing. The station under construction will be 3-story high and have a 36,000 square meters floor ...
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TheJakartaPost   30 July 2017   Indonesia   Jakarta  
<p>State-owned builder PT Adhi Karya has officially started the construction of the first tower of its apartment and commercial complex Royal Sentul Park in Sentul, West Java, following a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday.<br><br>The Royal Sentul Park is ...
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DAILY BREEZE   27 July 2017   USA   California, Hawthorne  
<p>The first electric-vehicle freeway tunnel designed and built by Elon Musk’s Boring Co. could begin construction as soon as October across from SpaceX in Hawthorne.<br><br>The City Council late Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement among The Boring Co., ...
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Water World   19 July 2017   USA   Denver  
<p>DENVER, JULY 19, 2017 -- Black &amp; Veatch, a market leader in dams, water storage and conveyance, is working to ensure sustainable water supply in Colorado by assigning two senior practice leaders to help meet client needs. Greg Zamensky and Chris Mueller ...
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RT&S   18 July 2017   USA   California  
<p>The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) and its contractor Kleinfelder are currently performing geotechnical work along State Route 152 in the Pacheco Pass.</p> <p>CHSRA says getting a head start on geotechnical investigations is crucial even with ...
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Construction News   17 July 2017   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>Four consortiums have been picked by HS2 to deliver the seven civils works packages which make up phase one of the &pound;55.7bn line from London to Birmingham.</p> <p>Costain / Skanska / Strabag, Balfour Beatty / Vinci and Carillion / Kier / Eiffage were ...
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