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

Friday, June 23, 2017

Manslaughter charges considered in Grenfell fire inquiry

Manslaughter charges are being considered by detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire in London as it emerged the structure had failed fire safety tests.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Antarctic capacity will be boosted: China

China published its first white paper on its Antarctic explorations on Monday, pledging to boost its capabilities in the exploration and study of the continent.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emergency declared at US Hanford nuclear waste site after tunnel collapse

The US Department of Energy has declared an emergency at the Hanford, Washington nuclear waste storage site, after a cave-in of a tunnel used to store radioactive materials and equipment.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Key component of world's longest cross-sea bridge installed (video)

Chinese engineers installed a 6,000-ton key structure of the world's longest cross-sea bridge linking Hong Kong, Zhuhai and Macao.

Friday, January 27, 2017

One Killed, near 1700 Houses Damaged as Floods Hit Southeastern Iran

The governor of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan on Friday announced that one person has been killed and about 1700 houses have been damaged after floods hit the province.

Friday, December 30, 2016

China debuts the world's tallest bridge; as tall as a skyscraper

China has just opened the world's tallest bridge to traffic, connecting two mountainous provinces and significantly reducing travel time for local residents.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Japan planning next-generation nuclear reactor for safety reasons

Japan is planning the development of a fast neutron reactor, as the country gets ready to decommission the Monju nuclear power plant, which last operated in 2010.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

At least 40 killed in construction collapse in China

At least 40 killed in construction collapse in China
At least 40 people died after scaffolding collapsed at an under-construction nuclear cooling tower in eastern China early Thursday morning, according to official state reports.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Damage from massive sinkhole repaired in one week in Japan

A Japanese city has reopened a busy street that collapsed into a giant sinkhole, after workers laboured around the clock for a week to repair the damage.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Ukraine to cover destroyed Chernobyl reactor with confinement soon

Ukraine will cover the destroyed Chernobyl reactor No.4 with a new protective confinement -- the Arch, in the near future, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ostap Semerak announced on Thursday.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Japan: Huge sinkhole at subway construction site causes havoc in Fukuoka (video)

A huge sinkhole opened up on a major road in downtown Fukuoka on Tuesday morning, disrupting traffic, power supplies and banking systems, with local authorities evacuating nearby areas for fear of gas leaks and more cave-ins.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

China to build Antarctic astronomical observatory

China is near to building a South Pole Astronomical Observatory, according to four astronomers onboard the Chinese scientific icebreaker Xuelong (or Snow Dragon), which left the port of Shanghai Wednesday for China's 33th Antarctic Expedition.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Multiple building collapses in China kill at least 8

Eight people have been killed after a series of unexplained building collapses in eastern China and there are fears the death toll could rise as rescuers searched through the rubble.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

No Risk of Oil Spill From Pemex Tanker on Fire in Mexican Gulf

A loaded oil tanker that caught fire on Saturday presents no risk to the environment, the company, which owns the tanker, said Saturday.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan sign final contracts on Nile dam studies

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed the final contracts for the long-awaited technical studies on the impact on downstream countries of a giant dam that Addis Ababa is building, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

South Korea emergency responders ill-prepared for earthquakes, report says

South Korea emergency responders ill-prepared for earthquakes, report says
Two of the largest earthquakes in South Korea's history are raising questions about the country's readiness to deal with more severe tremors.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Israeli army announces end of search for survivors in Tel Aviv collapsed building

Israel's military said on Saturday that it concluded the searches for survivors and casualties in a collapsed Tel Aviv construction site, five days after the accident that cost the lives of six men.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aftershocks cause new damage to quake-hit areas in central Italy

Fresh tremors hit central Italy on Sunday afternoon, and caused new damage to a school building in the town of Amatrice.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Turkish Akkuyu NPP’s Special Status to Speed Up Construction

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed that assigning the strategic investment status to Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), to be built in cooperation with Russia, would speed up the construction.

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