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Gulf Construction   11 December 2018   United Arab Emirates   Dubai  
<p>Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the structure for the Museum of the Future, which aims to be an icon of the future of science and innovation and a top global destination for the launch of new technologies.</p>
Filed under: Construction News
West Gate Tunnel Project   10 December 2018   Australia   Melbourne  
<p>The first of the two massive tunnel boring machines that will dig the West Gate Tunnel will begin its journey to Melbourne next week.</p> <p>Melbournians have talked about an alternative to the West Gate Bridge for decades, and the Labor Government will ...
Filed under: Construction News
Government Technology   06 December 2018   USA   Washington State  
<p>Geologists say the 20-acre, 200-foot-deep mass could continue sliding for years, if not decades, and will likely fall bit by bit into the quarry pit owned by Columbia Asphalt. It will not become a fast-moving, catastrophically damaging landslide, they say.</p> <p><br ...
news.com.au   05 December 2018   New Caledonia   Loyalty Islands  
<p>A powerful magnitude 7.6 earthquake and multiple aftershocks have struck off the coast of New Caledonia in the Loyalty Islands.</p> <p>The first quake, which struck about 3.30pm AEDT, appears to have been shallow &mdash; at just 10km beneath the Earth&rsquo;s ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
CNN   03 December 2018   USA   Alaska, Anchorage  
<p>The 7.0-magnitude earthquake sent residents scurrying for cover when it hit at about 8:30 a.m. Friday. The quake was centered 10 miles northeast of Anchorage.<br />The majority of the aftershocks were of a magnitude 2.5 or weaker, meaning they weren't likely ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
NDTV   26 November 2018   Iran  
<p>Tehran: More than 700 people were injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook western Iran, state television reported in an updated toll Monday.<br />The quake struck Kermanshah province yesterday, with an epicentre 17 kilometres (11 miles) southwest ...
Hamilton News   23 November 2018   New Zealand  
<p>The Perry Bridge over the Waikato River on Te Awa &mdash; The Great River Ride has beaten structures from around the world to win an international award for engineering excellence.<br />The bridge, at Horotiu north of Hamilton, was recognised as the best ...
Filed under: Contests
Mail Online   20 November 2018   China  
<p>The Yangsigang Bridge boasts a single span of 1,700 metres (5,577 feet) over the Yangtze River and will cost a whopping eight billion yuan (&pound;900 million) to construct.<br />The bridge's span is 221 metres (725 feet) shorter than that of Japan's Akashi ...
Filed under: Construction News
Cosmos Magazine   16 November 2018   Australia  
<p>Across the globe, countries are figuring out how to bring plants and animals back to abandoned mines. With as many as 60,000 such sites, Australia could offer important lessons. Bianca Nogrady reports.</p>
Filed under: Mining News
Science Alert   14 November 2018   Greenland  
<p>In the far North of the globe, hidden under continental sheet ice nearly a kilometre thick, geologists have found evidence that, not so long ago, Greenland was rocked by a collision with a massive meteorite.<br />The proof? A huge impact crater, 31 kilometres ...