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The Washington Post   15 January 2019   USA   New York  
<p>A big chunk of an old New York bridge went down in history Tuesday as explosives demolished the eastern part of the Tappan Zee Bridge.<br />The bridge has been replaced by the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, which carries Interstate 87 traffic over the ...
Global Railway Review   14 January 2019   World  
<p>According to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc, the Railway Management System Market will grow at a CAGR of over 10 per cent between 2018 and 2024.</p>
Engineering.com   10 January 2019   Italy   Genoa  
<p>Five months after the deadly Genoa bridge collapse, the city has announced that it will replace the structure with another bridge that its designer claims will &ldquo;last for a thousand years.&rdquo;<br />On December 19, 2018, city mayor Marco Bucci announced ...
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Railway Gazette   09 January 2019   India  
<p>INDIA: The country&rsquo;s longest combined rail and road bridge was officially opened when Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off a Northeast Frontier Railway inter-city train from Tinsukia to Naharlagun on December 25.<br />The 4.94 km Bogibeel Bridge ...
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KOMONEWS.com   08 January 2019   USA   Seattle  
<p>SEATTLE &ndash; The new Highway 99 tunnel opening in early February has been constructed to withstand a powerful once-in-2,500-years earthquake of roughly 9.0 magnitude off the Washington coast, state Department of Transportation officials said Monday.<br ...
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9NEWS.com   07 January 2019   Indonesia  
<p>An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 has struck 174km north-northwest of the city of Ternate in Indonesia's Molucca islands, but there is thought to be no tsunami risk.<br />The quake hit early on Monday local time at a depth of 60.5km and was ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Guardian   04 January 2019   USA   California  
<p>Los Angeles has unveiled the US&rsquo;s first publicly available earthquake early-warning app, a development seismologists hope will move cities across the west coast to invest in wide-scale alert technology.<br /><br />ShakeAlertLA uses mobile app technology ...
National Geographic   31 December 2018   World  
<p>A fifth of Earth&rsquo;s geologic history might have vanished because planet-wide glaciers buried the evidence.</p> <p>The Grand Canyon is a gigantic geological library, with rocky layers that tell much of the story of Earth&rsquo;s history. Curiously though, ...
The Post and Courier   29 December 2018   USA   Arizona-Utah  
<p>Like one’s first sight of the sea, a sky-piercing peak or soaring redwood forest, this iconic red-sand desert region straddling the Arizona-Utah border is indelible, a marvel to behold. Famed for the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal ...
FORBES   28 December 2018   World   World  
<p>As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to wrap up some geology-related stories that made it into the news, be it discoveries, strange events or natural disasters.</p> <p>In January drone footage showed a large crack, 250 feet deep, forming on Rattlesnake Ridge, ...