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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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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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ypodomes   16 October 2017   Greece  
<p>The... heavy artillery of new projects in Greece is being prepared the Ministry of Infrastructure; projects that will keep alive and even strengthen the country's technical sector.</p> <p>We are talking about 7 large-scale projects worth 4.1bn euros that ...
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trenchless-australasia   16 October 2017   Australia   Perth  
<p>Tunnelling on the Forrestfield-Airport link is progressing, hitting milestones with tunnel boring machine (TBM) Grace launched and underground, and TBM Sandy to follow soon.</p> <p>The Forrestfield site now houses facilities to support the machines, including ...
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The construction index   16 October 2017   England   Cheshire  
<p>After more than three and a half years of construction, the &pound;600m Mersey Gateway Bridge has opened to traffic on time and under budget.</p> <p>The 1,000m-long crossing of the River Mersey between Runcorn and Widnes opened just after midnight on the ...
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BBC NEWS   13 October 2017   UK   Scotland  
<p>A giant boring machine has "broken through" to complete the initial construction phase of the &pound;100m Shieldhall Tunnel.<br />The project to create the biggest waste water tunnel in Scotland has seen a 3.1 mile (4.8km) tunnel created beneath the south ...
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The Kathmandu Post   13 October 2017   Nepal   Kathmandu  
<p>With a succession of deadlines to supply Melamchi water to parched Kathmandu Valley having passed without fruition, the Melamchi Water Supply Development Board told the parliamentary Development Committee on Thursday that they had stopped fixing target ...
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highways.today   11 October 2017   Greece   Ptolemaida  
<p>On site at one of the biggest projects in Greece in recent years, construction of the lignite-fired power plant Ptolemais Block V needs cooling-tower formwork expertise from Doka, plus compliance with a very special structural requirement. This is the first ...
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New Atlas   04 October 2017   Denmark   Billund  
<p>It's been a long time coming, but BIG's wonderfully whimsical Lego House (aka Home of the Brick) is finally open for business. Serving as the Danish toymaker's flagship building, the eye-catching premises looks like it was constructed from oversized Lego ...
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