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The Guardian   22 January 2018   Hong Kong  
<p>There is a particular bridge in Hong Kong that offers spectacular views: the mouth of a river on one side, and near-identical rows of white apartment blocks and mountains on the other.</p> <p>No matter where you look, though, you can&rsquo;t escape the ...
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<p>Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) plans to invest $1.2bn into the construction of the world&rsquo;s largest water desalination plant. The plant will be located 45km north of Abu Dhabi and operations are expected to begin in October 2021, ...
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The Guardian   16 January 2018   United Kingdom   Europe  
<p>Thousands of private sector workers at risk and 30,000 small firms owed money may lose out.</p> <p>Thousands of staff who worked for the collapsed construction firm Carillion inside private sector companies will have their wages stopped on Wednesday unless ...
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hindustantimes   08 January 2018   United Arab Emirates   Dubai  
<p>The deep foundation testing for Dubai Creek Tower, which is set to eclipse the Burj Khalifa, the world&rsquo;s tallest structure, was successfully completed last month as experts cleared the skyscraper&rsquo;s complex design.</p> <p>Fugro, a Dutch multinational ...
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highways.today   05 January 2018   Egypt  
<p>On the Christmas weekend, Egyptian President H.E. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi rang in a new era for the Sinai Peninsula: on Saturday, December 23, 2017, S-960 (&Oslash; 13,020 mm), the third of four Herrenknecht Mixshields, completed tunnelling for the first of ...
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BBC NEWS   02 January 2018   UK   London  
<p>One of Britain's busiest railways stations has almost doubled its passenger capacity with the reopening of five platforms.</p> <p>London Bridge will now serve 96 million people a year, up from about 50 million.</p> <p>The works form part of a &pound;1bn ...
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The Guardian   01 January 2018   UK  
<p>A campaign has accelerated to turn a disused railway line in Yorkshire into England&rsquo;s longest cycle tunnel &ndash; instead of using &pound;3m of public money to close it for ever.</p> <p>The 1.4 mile (2.3km) Queensbury line, which runs 377ft (115 ...
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abc.net.au   20 December 2017   Australia  
<p>Excavation work on tunnels built as part of the Sydney WestConnex project is almost complete, but motorists will have to wait at least a year to drive the underground route.</p> <p>The 5.5 kilometre twin tunnel, costing $3.8 billion, connects Homebush to ...
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The Straits Times   19 December 2017   Singapore  
<p>SINGAPORE - A warren of giant tunnels which will safeguard Singapore's electricity supply for the future has been completed.</p> <p>The multibillion-dollar effort to house 1,200km of extra-high voltage cables - more than thrice the distance between Singapore ...
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Los Angeles Curbed   11 December 2017   USA   Los Angeles  
<p>Construction crews are nearly finished excavating the second of two tunnels for Metro's Regional Connector project, and on Friday, the tunnel reached the future Grand Avenue Arts/Bunker Hill subway station in Downtown LA.</p><p>A video from Metro captures ...
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