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EurekAlert!   12 July 2018   UK  
<p>Sea-level rise will endanger valuable salt marshes across the United Kingdom by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, according to an international study co-authored by a Rutgers University-New Brunswick professor.<br />Moreover, salt marshes ...
<p>A landslide destroyed nearly 300 homes, killing at least 10 people, as it swept through an Afghan village where residents were using only basic digging tools to search for survivors, officials said.</p> <p>A mountain lake in Panjsher, a province north of ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
BBC NEWS   12 July 2018   Colombia  
<p>A bridge under construction has been destroyed after a partial collapse earlier in the year killed nine people.</p>
BBC NEWS   10 July 2018   Japan   Okayama  
<p>At least 141 people are now known to have died in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in western Japan, says the government.</p> <p>It is the highest death toll caused by rainfall that Japan has seen in more than three decades.</p> <p>Rescuers ...
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Express   06 July 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>HAWAII&rsquo;s Mount Kilauea volcano is shown spouting eerie blue flames from cracks in the ground as molten rock and ash continue to spew across Big Island, threatening new residential areas.</p>
business   05 July 2018   India  
<p>The East Coast Railway, one of the blue-chip zones of Indian Railways, has created a record by completing a subway construction at a busy railway track between Pendurthi and Kothavalasa line in Andhra Pradesh in less than five hours.</p>
Filed under: Construction News
Tunnel Business Magazine   05 July 2018   World   World  
<p>The geology intersected along a tunnel is an overriding factor in many of the decisions that must be made in planning, designing, and construction. During planning and design, the geotechnical engineer must anticipate the behavior of the tunnel under several ...
The Jerusalem Post   05 July 2018   Israel   Tiberius  
<p>An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was reported in the cities of Tiberius and Safed in the north of Israel Thursday morning.<br />This is the third earthquake in the region this week.</p>
NDTV   29 June 2018   India  
<p>MANALI: Heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Marhi, 30 kilometres from Manali, blocking the Manali-Leh National Highway-3. The blockage is likely to affect motorists who plan their road trips to the one of the most celebrated highways ...   29 June 2018   Australia   Sydney  
<p>About 21 kilometres of tunnelling is being carried out for NorthConnex. The two main nine kilometre tunnels will carry motorists between the M1 Pacific Motorway and the Hills M2 Motorway and additional tunnels are being excavated for on and off ramps.</p ...
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