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Express   09 November 2018   Norway   Jan Mayen  
<p>A STRONG earthquake has hit by a Norwegian volcanic island called Jan Mayen in the Arctic Ocean, measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale.<br />The quake took place 10km deep and 722km from Akureyri, Iceland.There is no yet known information of whether the quake ...   10 December 2017   Norway  
<p>&ldquo;Mj&oslash;st&aring;rnet&rdquo; will be more than 80 metres tall and stand 30 metres higher than what is today considered the world&rsquo;s tallest timber building. &ldquo;Mj&oslash;st&aring;rnet sets new standards for timber constructions. The building ...
Filed under: Construction News   17 October 2017   Norway  
<p>Geologists in Norway are pumping water at the Mannen mountain in Romsdalen in an effort to initiate a landslide.</p> <p>Oncoming winter conditions may make the landslide impossible if the measure is not successful in the coming days, reports NRK.</p> <p>The ...
Business Insider   16 March 2017   Norway   Europe  
<p>Stretching over 15 miles, Norway's Lærdal Tunnel has been the longest road tunnel in the world since it was built in the 1990s. <br><br>Now, the country is trying to construct the world's first tunnel for ships — which would see between 70 and 120 vessels ...
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WTC 2017   24 February 2017   Norway   Bergen  
<p>The Norwegian Tunnelling Society (NFF) welcomes you to the World Tunnelling Congress and the ITA &ndash; AITES General Assembly in Bergen, Norway.<br />Already now you should add this important event to your calendar from June 9th to June 15th 2017.</p ...
The construction index   26 September 2016   Norway   Europe  
<p>Skanska has signed a NOK657m (£62m) contract to build a hydropower plant in the municipalities of Sel and Vågå in Norway.</p><p>The project for client Eidsiva Vannkraft involves about 12km of tunnelling work, construction of the power station and transformer ...
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Business Insider UK   22 August 2016   Norway   Norwegian Sea  
<p>The Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) has proposed the world's first underwater floating tunnel, which would be submerged in the Norwegian Sea. It is predicted to cost $25 billion (around £19 million) to build, according to Wired.</p>
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<p>Statoil has, on behalf of the Johan Sverdrup partners, awarded Aibel in Norway the contract for construction of the converter station at Haugsneset and required construction site work for land-based power supply to the field.<br />This is an engineering, ...
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Tunneling Journal   06 March 2015   Norway   Oslo  
<p>The Norwegian National Rail Administration, announced on March 03, that a Joint Venture of Acciona Infraestructuras SA and Ghella SpA has been awarded the main $1.1 billion TBM tunnel contract for the Follo Line Project. It is the largest railway contract ...
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