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Chinese Skyscraper To Have World’s Fastest Elevators

Chinese Skyscraper To Have World’s Fastest Elevators

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The two elevators will reach speeds up to 45 miles per hour

The 111-story Guangzhou CTF Financial Center tower is under construction in Southern China. The building will feature the world’s fastest…

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Video: Ice Moves Bridge In New Brunswick, Canada

Video: Ice Moves Bridge In New Brunswick, Canada

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The incident occurred last Thursday

Spring floods are causing major problems for residents of New Brunswick, Canada. The video below shows a bridge being moved…

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Construction to Begin This Week on The Kingdom Tower

Construction to Begin This Week on The Kingdom Tower

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The 568 feet taller tower than the world’s current tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, is expected to cost $1.23 billion and take five years to construct.

Construction on the world’s tallest building, the Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia, is scheduled to begin this week. The Kingdom…

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Brazil Unveils $10.76 Billion Infrastructure Budget for Rio 2016

Brazil Unveils $10.76 Billion Infrastructure Budget for Rio 2016

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Rio's mayor hopes that the Games will rejuvenate the city the way the 1992 games did for Barcelona.

Brazilian officials unveiled their $10.76 billion legacy budget today for the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro. The…

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Harmon Tower to be Demolished Floor by Floor

Harmon Tower to be Demolished Floor by Floor

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Las Vegas had the nation’s highest rate of construction deaths in 2009.

The Harmon Hotel and Condominium Tower was supposed to be the centerpiece of MGM Resorts International’s $8.5 billion CityCenter development.…

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Video: Milton-Madison Bridge Truss Slide

Video: Milton-Madison Bridge Truss Slide

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The half-mile-long bridge slid into place from temporary piers adjacent to the permanent piers.

The Milton-Madison Bridge spanning the Ohio River and connecting Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana made history last Thursday, as it…

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Unveils $8.6 Billion Infrastructure Improvement Plan

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Unveils $8.6 Billion Infrastructure Improvement Plan

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The Governor expressed his belief that his plan will create jobs and Illinois' economy will blossom

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn unveiled his six-year, $8.6 billion infrastructure plan to improve roads and bridges throughout the state on…

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Texas High Speed Rail Line Receives Important Endorsement

Texas High Speed Rail Line Receives Important Endorsement

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The train will cover the distance between Houston and Dallas in 90 minutes.

The potential high-speed rail line between Dallas and Houston, Texas received a major political endorsement last week from the Mayors…

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Construction on 1000 Museum Tower to Break Ground in June

Construction on 1000 Museum Tower to Break Ground in June

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The skyscraper is over 50% leased with units sold for $5 up to $15 million

Architect Zaha Hadid chose 1000 Museum Tower in Miami, Florida to be the first building she designed in the United…

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5 Companies Invited to Bid for Next Portion of California High Speed Rail Project

5 Companies Invited to Bid for Next Portion of California High Speed Rail Project

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Once the bids are received, the Authority will evaluate and score each team’s proposal.

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has invited five companies to submit bids for the second contract to build part of…

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Pulaski Skyway Rehabilitation to Reroute 34,000 Cars Daily

Pulaski Skyway Rehabilitation to Reroute 34,000 Cars Daily

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The project will extend the life of the 82-year-old bridge by another 75 years.

The Pulaski Skyway Bridge rehabilitation project will begin on April 12, and some New York and New Jersey Residents are…

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World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel Opens in Las Vegas

World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel Opens in Las Vegas

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Its cabins are available to be rented for special events.

The 550-foot tall High Roller Wheel opened near the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada on Monday after nearly three years…

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African Infrastructure Shortages Responsible for Lack of Growth

African Infrastructure Shortages Responsible for Lack of Growth

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Sub-Saharan Africa is currently looking into various initiatives that are designed to increase private sector investors in infrastructure.

As Africa continues to develop, one of the main challenges it still faces, is its shortage of completed infrastructure projects.…

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