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BBC NEWS   22 April 2019   Colombia   Rosas / Cauca  
<p>At least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in south-western Colombia, officials say.</p> <p>Five others were injured and several houses destroyed in the town of Rosas in the Cauca region.</p> <p>The landslide happened after days of torrential ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Express   22 April 2019   Philippines  
<p>PHILIPPINES have been struck by a massive magnitude 6.3 earthquake on Easter Monday. Is there a tsunami warning after the enormous tremor? A magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocked the central Philippines on Monday the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake ...
Aljazeera   18 April 2019   Taiwan  
<p>A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Local television footage showed school ...
<p>The municipality of Summerland has accepted a contract for detail design work at the Isintok Dam.<br />The design work, at a cost of $123,467, is for an outlet pipe at the dam.<br />The request for proposals closed on March 21 and the contract was awarded ...
Filed under: Contests
Mail Online   11 April 2019   Japan   Honshu island  
<p>A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 has struck off the coast of Japan.<br />Strong tremors hit the east of Honshu, the country's largest island, on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Service. <br />There were no immediate reports ...
<p>A swarm of earthquakes has been triggered off the North Island's east coast by a large seismic event similar to what preceded the 2011 Japanese quake and tsunami.<br />GNS Science has confirmed one of the largest "slow-slips" ever observed in New Zealand ...
Express   03 April 2019   Alaska   Aleutian Islands  
<p>A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Alaska. The quake struck off the Aleutian islands just off the coast of Alaska. The earthquake struck at roughly 12.35pm. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) the earthquake hit a depth ...
Mining Technology   01 April 2019   World  
<p>Across the world, mine sites have increased in size as the years have passed, transforming into the gargantuan chasms of today’s operations. We look at some of the world’s biggest mines through time.</p>
Filed under: Mining News
Egypt Independent   27 March 2019   Egypt  
<p>Egypt&rsquo;s Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir announced Tuesday that preparations are underway to begin construction of a new railway station in the area of Bashteel in Giza over an area of 32 acres, in order to relieve pressure from the Ramses station. ...
Filed under: Construction News
Live Science   26 March 2019   Egypt  
<p>Archaeologists have uncovered more than 100 ancient inscriptions carved into rock at Wadi el-Hudi, where the ancient Egyptians mined amethyst.<br />In addition to the carved-rock inscription, the researchers also found 14 stele (inscriptions carved on a ...