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The Sydney Morning Herald   21 November 2019   Australia   Sydney  
<p>It was a historic moment that passed Sydney by.<br />Without any public fanfare, a giant tunnel boring machine named Kathleen has completed digging the first rail tunnel under Sydney Harbour for a new metro train line.<br />So unremarked has been the occasion ...
Filed under: Construction News
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 ...
Filed under: Construction News
The Sydney Morning Herald   29 November 2017   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A 36-year-old National Parks contractor was killed and two of his colleagues seriously injured when a rockslide at a Blue Mountains walking track fell from a 10-metre height on Wednesday.</p><p>The three National Parks and Wildlife Service contractors were ...
<p>Gold miner Newcrest has restarted production at one of its two Indonesian underground mines that were shut in early February following a `geotechnical' incident.</p>
Filed under: Mining News
The Sydney Morning Herald   18 February 2016   Australia   Sydney  
<p>A temporary six-lane road will be built alongside Anzac Parade to allow for a tunnel to be dug for the $2.1 billion light rail line between Sydney's CBD and the eastern suburbs.<br>The temporary diversion will run along the eastern side of Anzac Parade ...
Filed under: Construction News
<p>A strong undersea earthquake has struck off the coast near the Solomon Islands, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.<br />The bureau initially reported that an earthquake of 7.1 had occurred at 5.31am ADET, which would be classified as a major earthquake, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
<p>Reykjavik, Iceland: The slim platform I'm perching on dangles on wires out of a chimney at the top of an immense cavern.</p><p>I'm being lowered through the dome of a subterranean cathedral-like space. Above me, the volcanic crater is a small bright circle ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards