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Evening Standard   14 March 2019   UK  
<p>A landslide has blocked the main rail commuter route between Hastings and London, causing major disruption for thousands who use Charing Cross, London Bridge and Cannon Street stations.</p>
Yorkshire Coast Radio News   18 February 2019   UK  
<p>An 1,800 tonne tunnel boring machine to construct the tunnel from Whitby to Teesside as part of the Sirius Minerals' project has arrived.<br />The main parts of the 225-metre-long machine arrived at AV Dawson&rsquo;s Heavy Lift Port on the Teesside Docks ...
Filed under: Construction News
BBC NEWS   10 December 2018   UK   Cornwall  
<p>Part of a cliff collapsing in Cornwall has been caught on camera by a woman out walking.</p> <p>Deborah Smith was at Lynstone Road, Bude, when she said she noticed "some little bits going, then saw the rocks moving and quickly videoed it".</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Science Alert   19 September 2018   UK  
<p>For hundreds of years, geologists have thought the modern-day British mainland was formed by the collision of two ancient land masses, Avalonia and Laurentia.<br />Now, new research suggests a third continent was involved &ndash; Armorica, which today makes ...
EurekAlert!   12 July 2018   UK  
<p>Sea-level rise will endanger valuable salt marshes across the United Kingdom by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, according to an international study co-authored by a Rutgers University-New Brunswick professor.<br />Moreover, salt marshes ...
BBC NEWS   02 May 2018   UK   Wales  
<p>A landslide has closed a road in Neath Port Talbot after 80 tonnes of tree, mud and debris fell into the road.</p> <p>Cymmer Road in Glyncorrwg was closed after the material fell from a hillside in the Afan Valley in the early hours of Wednesday morning.</p ...
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CityMetric   24 January 2018   UK  
<p>Energy from coal is now being linked to global warming and pollution on a global level. In fact, it has been estimated that coal contributes to 25 per cent of green house gases.</p> <p>Coal use has caused severe negative environmental impacts, from its ...
Filed under: Mining News
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 ...
Filed under: Construction News
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 ...
Filed under: Construction News
<p>Congratulations to the winners of 2017 Tunnelling Awards!</p><p>Our own Geosysta participated with Klokova Tunnel Design in Tunnelling Project of the Year (up to $150m) category.</p><p>It has been a great honor to be shortlisted in this competition. </p ...
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