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World's longest sea crossing starts
Construction of the world's longest sea crossing has started, just 18 months after completion of the previous record holder, the Hangzhou Bay Bridge. The 50 km-long, Y-shaped crossing will link Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau with a 35 km bridge and a 5.5 km-long tunnel, according to state news agency Xinhua.
New Fjord crossing
E D Knutsen Maskin AS has supplied three Liebherr 280 EC-H 16 Litronic tower cranes to build the Hardanger Bridge, featuring a clearance of 55 m, across Norway's second largest fjord.
Mastering water - Steve Skinner reports on some of the world’s largest projects
Bypassing, harnessing or resisting the world’s rivers and seas represents a unique challenge. Steve Skinner reports on the needs and solutions behind some of the world’s largest and most spectacular construction projects.
48 hour bridge demolition
Contractor turns to Atlas Copco for breakers and cutters to enable it to hit bridge demolition deadline.
Skanska wins bridge contract in New York
Skanska has secured a US$ 150 million (SEK 1 billion) contract from the New York City Department of Transportation to rebuild the Manhattan Bridge in New York, US.
VIDEO: Telescopic bridge wins Copenhagen design competition
UK-based Studio Bednarski and Flint & Neill, with Hardestry & Hanover and Spiers and Major have won an international competition to design the new Inderhavnen Bridge, in Copenhagen, Denmark
Multiple bridge piling project nears completion
The Japonais pour l'Autoroute Algérienne consortium, is using equipment from EURL Bauer Fondations Spéciales to construct piles for 35 bridges along the East West Highway between Setif in Algeria and the Tunisian Border.
Peri formwork helps shape bridge
Formwork from Peri is helping to construct a 258 m long motorway bridge which crosses the Oparno Valley in the Bohemian area of the Czech Republic.
Commission approves Fehmarn planning phase
Public sector funding does not break competition rules on state aid.
London 2012: successful 1600-tonne bridge push
The Town Centre Link Bridge has been successfully pushed over 11 live railway lines at Stratford Station as part of the preparations for the London 2012 Olympics
Big boom delivers
Three Putzmeister truck-mounted concrete pumps, including the company's new M 70-5, have been used by Associated Concrete Pumping to place concrete on the "Oakland Touchdown" section of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
Gateway Bridge - update
The 260 m-long main span of Brisbane's new Gateway Bridge reached a milestone this month with the installation of two truck-mounted concrete pumps at the top of the two main river piers.
Chinese bridge collapse kills nine
Nine people have died following the collapse of a bridge in Zhuzhou city, Hunan Province, China
Gateway Bridge update
Duplication of the second Gateway Bridge, part of the AU$ 1.88 billion Gateway Upgrade Project, Brisbane, Australia is now just over two years into construction.
WEB EXCULSIVE: Canada's Golden Ears Bridge timeline photos
Construction of the CA$ 956 million (US$ 770 million), 970 m-long Golden Ears Bridge, close to Vancouver, Canada started in July 2006 and is due for completion later this year, in time for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver in February.
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