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Wednesday, 06 March 2019 01:00

Norway to achieve "floating tunnel" project

Norway plans to invest in floating tunnel technology in order to facilitate motorists' transportation.

CONTROLS Group will supply the testing equipment for the laboratory of the new Storstrøm Bridge in Denmark.

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Geoengineer.org is pleased to announce the addition of "Monitoring and Hazard Detection for Environment and Infrastructure" in our Featured Books Library!

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Highlights BIM Advancements in Interdisciplinary Digital Workflows for Roads, Rail, Water, and Airports at The Year in Infrastructure 2017 Conference.

Of the top seven countries that produce the most STEM graduates, there is only one that is not located in continental Asia.

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Bentley Technology Delivers a Single Source of Truth for Effective Information Mobility among Project Teams.

Transport for London (TfL)—the statutory authority responsible for most aspects of Greater London’s transport system—is planning a new road tunnel under the River Thames in East London. The proposed Silvertown Tunnel between Silvertown and North Greenwich will ease the strain on the nearby Blackwall Tunnel and other existing crossings. Engineering and design consultancy Atkins developed the project’s reference design.

 

Global Program Promotes Extraordinary Achievements of Architects, Engineers, Constructors, Geospatial Professionals, and Owner-operators in Designing, Engineering, Constructing, Delivering, and/or Operating Infrastructure.

A shallow landslide occurred in the Italian town of Montescaglioso last Tuesday, destroying roads and buildings, and causing a supermarket to collapse.

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The estimated investment need by 2020 is $3.6 trillion!

The scores are as follows:

  • Overall GPA is D+
  • Dams and drinking water: D
  • Levees: D-
  • Ports: C
  • Roads: D
  • Solid Waste: B-

 

Detailed information is available here.

Source: InfrastructureReportCard.org