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Jalopnik   16 March 2023   Norway  
<p>When most cities explore methods of making their streets friendlier for cyclists and pedestrians, government agencies usually propose installing protected bike lanes or maybe closing down a street to vehicle traffic. Almost no municipality is ever ambitious ...
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gCaptain   18 March 2021   Norway  
<p>Norway has given the green light to begin preparations for the construction on what is expected to become the world&rsquo;s first ship tunnel.<br />The Stad Ship Tunnel will cut through the Norway&rsquo;s Stad peninsula allowing ships up to 25.5 meters ...
Filed under: Construction News   05 June 2020   Norway   Alta  
<p>The slide, which ran more than 2,000 feet along the shore and nearly 500 feet inland, was the largest the area had ever seen. A dog was carried out to sea but swam to safety.<br />A freak landslide in Norway has swept at least eight buildings into the sea, ...
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 ...
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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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