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An enormous concrete block that weighs about 105 tons was recently found in a sewer of central London.

Monday, 15 April 2019 08:45

World's most expensive city to build

San Francisco has recently turned into the most expensive city to build in the world.

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After the end of a 118-year collaboration with White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur, a historic football team in England, will move to a brand-new home.

Latvia has finished the construction of a 93-km barbed wire fence on the borders with Russia.

India's longest rail-road bridge, that crosses the Brahmaputra River, was officially opened on December 25, 2018.

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  • Date occured Tuesday, 25 December 2018

The aim is to develop the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) as a “Global Manufacturing and Trading Hub”, featuring  24 industrial regions, 8 smart cities, 5 power projects, 2 airports, 2 Mass Rapid Transportation Systems (MRTS) and 2 logistics hubs. With an estimated investment of US$100 billion, the project is expected to fuel India’s economic growth for the next 20-30 years, facilitating businesses and providing cheap, fast and efficient transportation to ports and the rest of the nation. Phase I (8 of the 24 investment regions) is estimated to be completed by 2019.

The roads, bridges, public drinking and water systems, dams, airports and mass transit systems in the US are in need of massive restoration. This is what the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) said in its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, an assessment of the nation's infrastructure that comes out every 4 years. The organization evaluated it with an overall grade of D+, the same score as in 2013, pointing out that the country will need to invest $4.59 trillion by 2025 to improve its condition.

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Monday, 13 July 2015 11:53

The Longest Underwater Tunnel

The underwater tunnel is a huge project with a cost at around 36 billion US dollars, with a length twice as long as the Channel Tunnel is and it will be built in the most dangerous earthquake zones in Asia. When the tunnel is completed, the Dalian tunnel will be the longest undersea tunnel in the world.

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  • Date occured Monday, 13 July 2015

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan, can surely catch the driver's attention and even discourage some from crossing it, especially when seen directly facing the two-lanes of traffic. 

Slated at $10 billion, construction on the Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link could start as early as this year. At 11 miles long, the completed project will be the longest immersed tunnel in the world. It will run beneath the Baltic Sea and connect Denmark to Germany between the islands of Lolland and Fehmarn. Long in the planning, the bill finally giving the project the green light passed its first reading in the Danish Parliament this month. Construction could be completed as early as 2024.

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