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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>
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How stuff works   31 October 2018   China  
<p>The world's longest sea-crossing bridge has opened, connecting mainland China to Hong Kong. The 34-mile (55-kilometer) bridge cost $20 billion, took nine years to construct and will reduce travel time between its three terminal locations along the Pearl ...
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The Guardian   22 October 2018   China  
<p>The world&rsquo;s longest sea bridge is set to open this week, linking the cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland as part of a broader contentious plan to integrate the special administrative regions into China.<br />The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ...
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Business Today   17 October 2018   India  
<p>For the first time in India, a railway station will be built inside a tunnel at a height of 3,000 metres, on the strategic Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line close to the Sino-India border, a senior official told PTI.<br />While many metro stations in Delhi and other ...
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XinhuaNet   29 September 2018   China   Henan Province  
<p>ZHENGZHOU, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's largest slurry tunnel boring machine (TBM) rolled off the production line in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, on Saturday.<br />TBMs are used to excavate tunnels using a circular cross section ...
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CGTN   24 September 2018   Kenya   Kajiado County  
<p>China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), contractors of the Nairobi – Naivasha SGR Phase 2A, have successfully drilled the longest railway tunnel in East Africa, at Embulbul in Kajiado County, Kenya. The 4.5 km Ngong tunnel has been designed ...
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The Mercury news   21 September 2018   USA   California  
<p>SUNOL &mdash; After toiling away in the remote hills east of Interstate 680 on the Alameda-Santa Clara county line for seven years, hundreds of construction workers have finally finished the largest dam built in the Bay Area in 20 years.</p> <p>The 220-foot ...
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The Sydney Morning Herald   12 September 2018   Australia   Sydney  
<p>Taxpayers are likely to bear only a small portion of the cost of a new $378 million metro rail station underneath Sydney&rsquo;s existing Martin Place station, after the government completed a deal to sell the air rights above the station to Macquarie Group.</p> <p>The ...
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