Showing posts with label constructions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label constructions. Show all posts

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Blast in Sichuan - Illegal constructions : Suspects detained after chemical plant blast in SW China

Blast in Sichuan
Several suspects have been detained over an explosion in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said at a news briefing Friday.

Friday, June 15, 2018

One year on, London remembers victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire
London fell silent on Thursday as the British capital paid tribute to the victims of one of the biggest fire tragedies in Britain since World War II -- the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment block.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses
At least five students have died and twelve others are missing after a bridge collapsed at a tourist site in Pakistani Kashmir, officials have said, adding there was little hope of finding survivors.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Many big projects ready to begin in China

big projects ready to begin in China
A slew of big projects, with total investment of more than 10 trillion yuan (1.58 trillion US dollars), are about to start in a number of Chinese provinces and regions this year, Saturday's China Daily reported.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Japon: fin de la pose d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3

Les travailleurs de la centrale nucléaire de Fukushima Daiichi, ont terminé l'installation d'une nouvelle toiture pour le bâtiment du réacteur numéro 3.

Friday, February 16, 2018

3 killed, several others feared trapped in under-construction building collapse in India

Indian city of Bengaluru building collapse
At least three people were killed and one injured Thursday after an under-construction building collapsed in southern Indian city of Bengaluru, officials said.

Friday, December 29, 2017

China to build Mars village in Qinghai Province

China to build Mars village
China is building a village simulating the environmental conditions on Mars, in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Thursday, December 28, 2017

China Tests Country's First Photovoltaic Highway

photovoltaic highway
China successfully tested its first photovoltaic highway, based on home-grown technology, in the country’s eastern Shandong province on Thursday, China Central Television (CCTV) said in a video report posted on its official social media account.

Monday, December 04, 2017

The Huzhu Pagoda, Shanghai's Very Own 'Leaning Tower'

The Huzhu Pagoda, Shanghai's Very Own 'Leaning Tower'
This gravity-defying Buddhist temple was built in China in 1079. Its 20-meter-tall tower tilts because it was built on two different types of surfaces, causing a dramatic inclination almost twice as big as that of the famous Leaning Tower in Italy’s Pisa.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Unique Subterranean hotel starts to take shape

Unique Subterranean hotel  starts to take shape
It has taken over a decade of painstaking work, but the structure of the world's first quarry hotel is now complete, with the property set to open in Shanghai next year, the owner has announced.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

New less polluting building method

Shanghai will promote a new construction method
Shanghai will promote a new construction method that involves less pollution and noise.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kazakhstan, Russia agree to develop joint projects at Baikonur launch pad

Baikonur
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday that he had agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin to develop the Russian-Kazakh project at the Baikonur launch pad that Russia leases from Kazakhstan to make Kazakhstan a space nation.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

6,000-ton railway arch erected for Crimea bridge (VIDEO)

Kerch Strait
Engineers have completed lifting a giant railway arch onto the support columns for a bridge to Crimea. The unique overnight mounting took place 35 meters above the Kerch Strait.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Iran Starts Building Mideast’s Largest Solar Farm

Solar Farm
Iran’s energy minister on Thursday inaugurated a project to build the Middle East’s largest solar plant in the country’s southeastern province of Kerman.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Cuba receives 3 million foreign tourists so far in 2017

Cuba receives 3 million foreign tourists
Cuba announced Tuesday that it had received 3 million foreign tourists so far in 2017, according to the Ministry of Tourism.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Okinawa files new lawsuit to block relocation of US Marines base

Henoko coastal area
The Japanese prefecture of Okinawa filed a new lawsuit against the government demanding a halt to construction work for the relocation of the US Futenma base, local media report. The relocation has been the target of protests among locals.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Death toll rises to 4 in Shanghai demolition accident

Shanghai china
The death toll has risen to four after an accident during the demolition of a multi-story building in Shanghai Friday afternoon, the local government said.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Friday, July 07, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

At least 149 British high-rise buildings fail safety tests after Grenfell fire

Some 149 high-rise buildings have failed safety tests introduced after a deadly tower block fire in west London, a spokeswoman for British Prime Minister Theresa May has said.

EL News