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The Guardian   20 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>San Joaquin river approaches flood stage as water level decreases at Lake Oroville dam after evacuations of 188,000 people last weekend.</p> <p>Residents returning to homes damaged by flooding should be prepared to evacuate again as yet another powerful ...
FOX13 Salt Lake City   14 February 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>SALT LAKE CITY -- US dams were given a "D" grade by the American Society of Civil Engineers.</p><p><br>“We're looking for any real kinds of signs of deterioration. Is the concrete falling apart? Is there some sort of crack we haven't seen before? Is there ...   11 February 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>On Feb 8th 2017, the spillway of the Oroville dam in Northern California failed after a 150ft wide hole formed and significant amount of the underlying hillside were washed away. The large hole forced operators to shut off the flow at a time when the level ...
The construction index   20 December 2016   Ethiopia   Africa  
<p>Ethiopia has inaugurated a record-breaking dam that has been built by Salini Impregilo.</p> <p>Gibe III is the first dam in Ethiopia to be built using roller-compacted concrete (RCC). It has a crest length of 630m and a height of 250m, which is said to ...
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The construction index   07 November 2016   Tajikistan   Asia  
<p>The president of Tajikistan has inaugurated work on a 335m-tall dam that is set to become the tallest in the world.</p><p>Salini Impregilo is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor of the project. In summer this year, it signed a framework ...
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The construction index   23 September 2016   Ethiopia   Africa  
<p>Technical delegates from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have signed an agreement for impact studies to be carried out into the proposed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).</p> <p>The studies into the planned dam on Ethiopia&rsquo;s Blue Nile River will be ...
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The New York Times   01 March 2016   Iraq   Mosul  
<p>American officials in Baghdad are warning that a critical dam in northern Iraq may collapse, and that more than a million people could be drowned or left homeless if it gives way.</p>
<p>Two construction workers died while two others were wounded after being trapped under debris in a landslide on May 22 at a dam construction site in northwest Turkey.</p> <p>Ey&uuml;p &Ccedil;atalbaş, 30, and Veli G&ouml;k died in hospital in Edirne province ...