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The initiative started as a way to deal with the large quantities of waste glass that are produced on the island and stay untreated, ending up into the natural surroundings

Three months ago, we wrote about the progress of construction of China’s Record- Breaking Glass Bridge. This bridge opened to the public on August 20th attracting many visitors, but thirteen days later was closed

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Monday, 09 November 2015 12:50

Unbreakable Glass Strong Like Steel

Japanese scientists claim that they created a glass which is as strong as steel.

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  • Date occured Monday, 09 November 2015
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:56

London’s Tower Bridge Glass Walkway Opens

London’s Tower Bridge has just joined the Grand Canyon, Willis Tower, and the Eifel Tower by opening a glass walkway 120 feet above the bridge deck. The walkway is the first of two walkways to open over the bridge that will allow visitors to experience vertigo inducing views of the Thames River. The other walkway, over the east side of the bridge, will be opened on December 1.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Friday, 03 October 2014 10:57

China Opens Glass Suspension Bridge

After the success of the Tianmen Mountain Skyway in Zhangjiajie, China, Chinese engineers have opened a new glass suspension bottomed bridge. This time, though, the bridge is only 180 meters above ground level instead of 900 meters like the Tianmen Mountain Skyway. The bridge stretches between two mountain peaks in the Hebei Province and spans 300 meters. It is 2.3 meters wide and is estimated to have cost $42 million.  

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  • Date occured Friday, 03 October 2014