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The Independent   19 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Thirty people are missing after an avalanche buried a small hotel in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, authorities say.</p> <p>Italian media said the avalanche covered the three-storey hotel in Abruzzo, an earthquake-hit zone ...
The Independent   18 January 2017   Italy   Europe  
<p>Four earthquakes have struck Italy, shaking buildings in Rome and Florence just months after almost 300 people were killed in one of the worst disasters in living memory.</p> <p>Residents of the capital described their homes and offices shaking when the ...
http://www.enca.com/   17 January 2017   South Africa   Africa  
<p>A massive sinkhole has been spotted in the Northern Cape along the R31 between Daniëlskuil and Kuruman.</p><p>The sinkhole is on what appears to be a farm and near the road.</p><p>The road between Kuruman and Danielskuil has been closed due to the sinkhole.</p><p> ...
AGU Blogosphere   11 January 2017   Nepal   Asia  
<p>At 7 am yesterday morning a section of the Bhagwati Bahal-Bal Mandir road in Naxal, Kathmandu collapsed into a deep excavation, closing this busy highway.</p> <p>The site is an excavation for a new 5 star hotel, provisionally planned to be Hilton Doubletree. ...
The construction index   11 January 2017   Angola   Africa  
<p>The design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola, has been awarded to a consortium of Van Oord and Urbinveste - Promo&ccedil;&atilde;o e Projectos Imobili&aacute;rios.</p> <p>The project aims to revitalize the area of Samba, ...
The construction index   11 January 2017   Portugal   Europe  
<p>A consortium headed by Ferrovial Agroman has won a contract worth &euro;80m (&pound;69.7m) to build the Gouvaes hydroelectric plant in Portugal.</p> <p>The contract for client Iberdrola is the third awarded to Ferrovial Agroman as part of the T&acirc;mega ...
The Wall Street Journal   07 December 2016   Indonesia   Asia  
<p>A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Aceh province early Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.</p><p>Maj. Gen. Tatang Sulaiman says 52 have died ...
Hurriyet   05 December 2016   Turkey   Asia  
<p>According to Hurriyet article, the tunnel is located in Yusufeli district of Erzurum.</p><p>The failure is connected to the Yusufeli dam located in close proximity with the construction site. </p><p>The site was evacuated on Tuesday (29th November) and ...
The Independent.ie   30 November 2016   Poland   Europe  
<p>Rescue workers are using bare hands in a desperate attempt to save four missing miners at a Polish copper mine that was hit by a tremor and a cave-in.</p> <p>Four other miners were killed in the tragedy, the mine's director said.</p> <p>The tremor occurred ...
Reuters   24 November 2016   China   Asia  
<p>At least 40 people have died and others are still trapped after a platform under construction at a power plant's cooling tower in eastern China's Jiangxi province collapsed on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said.</p> <p>The accident happened in Fengcheng ...