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Daily Mail   10 June 2019   China   Guangxi  
<p>A massive mudslide sent huge boulders down the side of a mountain just metres away from a residential complex in a Chinese city today.</p> <p>Terrifying footage shows the mountainside collapsing next to several tower blocks in Fujian Province in south-eastern ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
NagalandPost   07 June 2019   India   Nagaland  
<p>As part of the Central government&rsquo;s ambitious plan to connect all State Capitals with rail-head, tunnelling on the hilly area from Ch&uuml;moukedima till Zubza began with the first tunnel dugout at Ch&uuml;moukedima village on Friday. The 72-metre ...
Filed under: Construction News
The East African   05 June 2019   Uganda   Bududa District  
<p>At least three people were killed and dozens went missing Tuesday night following heavy rain and landslides in several villages in Bududa District, eastern Uganda.<br>Rain pounded the area for about four hours before the landslide began at about 11:30pm ...
Los Angeles Times   30 May 2019   El Salvador  
<p>A strong earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours.<br>Authorities initially said a small tsunami was possible, but it did not appear. Civil defense employees ...
Tornos News   28 May 2019   Greece  
<p>A new generation of railway projects is being prepared by ERGOSE that is already implementing relevant studies in order to advance their maturation and secure funding during the current programming period, ypodomes.com reports.<br />In a nutshell, the auctions ...
Filed under: Construction News
Caixin Global   22 May 2019   China   Bohai Sea  
<p>Chinese engineers may soon start boring deep beneath the Bohai Sea to build the longest underwater tunnel on earth, embarking on another ambitious super project to increase connectivity in Northeast China.<br />A plan to construct an undersea tunnel linking ...
Science Alert   20 May 2019   World  
<p>Researchers have pinpointed a previously unknown source of volcanoes in the extreme depths of Earth - in the transition zone between the upper and lower mantle.<br />Until now, we thought we had a handle on the ways in which volcanoes form, welling up from ...
Africa News   16 May 2019   Egypt  
<p>Egypt on Wednesday opened the world&rsquo;s widest suspension bridge, across the Nile, in what is one of a series of military-led, mega-projects designed to improve infrastructure and provide jobs.<br />The bridge, which crosses the Nile just north of central ...
Filed under: Construction News
Aljazeera   15 May 2019   Papua New Guinea  
<p>Authorities in Papua New Guinea have dispatched teams in the Pacific island nation's New Britain province to monitor remote communities for casualties and assess the extent of damage after a powerful, shallow earthquake rattled coastal towns.<br />The magnitude ...
THE IRISH TIMES   14 May 2019   Ireland   Dublin  
<p>A design by the architect of the Millennium Spire on Dublin&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Connell Street has been selected for a new &euro;6 million pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the river Liffey in Dublin.<br />The bridge design by Ian Ritchie, in the National ...