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Te Wero Bridge designs unveiled
Auckland City Council, New Zealand has selected a design by Hyder Consulting, Denton Corker Marshall and Kenneth Grubb Associates as the winner of an international design competition for the Te Wero Bridge.
Ainscough in bridge demolition
UK mobile crane rental major Ainscough used a 1,000 tonne telescopic crane to help demolish Britain's first pre-stressed concrete bridge
Bridge All set in a day
All Erection & Crane Rental Corp. in the US has placed a 275 foot (84 m) bridge in three parts in one day
Crane by plane
Parts of a 1,250 tonne capacity crane were moved by air to complete a bridge installation in Sweden
Royal Haskoning wins Dubai bridge design competition
Netherlands-based Royal Haskoning has won the competition to design a new cable stayed bridge for United Arab Emirate-based developer Nakheel.
Barin under bridge inspection goes to the Philippines
The Department of Public Works and Highways, based in Davao City in the Philippines, took delivery of an Italian, Barin ABC 110/L under bridge inspection unit in March 2008.
Construction of bridges underway as Olympic Park foundations are laid
Construction work is now underway on the first of 30 permanent new bridges to be built in the London 2012 Olympic Park.
Chinese official faces trial following bridge collapse
A Chinese road administration official involved in the country's worst bridge collapse last year has appeared in court charged with dereliction of duty and corruption, according to state news agency Xinhua.
US$ 200 billion Red Sea link
Dubai-based Middle East Development is to spearhead a US$ 200 billion project next year to connect Africa to the Arabian Peninsula with a bridge across the Red Sea, according to Reuters.
Loan worth US$ 110 million proposed for South American road scheme
Argentine president Cristina Fernández and the Andean Development Corporation (CAF) have signed a US$ 110 million loan for the Argentina-Paraguay road integration programme, the government said in a statement.
New Sao Paulo bridge
Brazil-based contractor Camargo Correa is building the country's largest single-line pre-stressed cable-stayed bridge with the help of a Liebherr tower crane.
Palm Jumeirah's Gateway Bridge 80% complete
Less than one year after construction began, the 10-lane Gateway Bridge to the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai is more than 80% complete.
US$ 3 billion Qatar-Bahrain causeway go-ahead
A consortium led by Vinci has signed a US$ 3 billion design & build contract for the world’s longest bridge.
Bigge Crane & Rigging installs steel bridge deck sections on Oakland Bay Bridge
Specialist heavy lifting contractor Bigge Crane & Rigging has installed the second of a pair of 2000 ton (1818 tonne) steel bridge deck sections on the Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco, California, US.
JV awarded Oakland Bay bridge contract
Fluor and American Bridge named most competitive bidder for the construction of the new Oakland Bay Bridge eastern span
More strand jacks for Sarens
Sarens orders 24 heavy lift strand jacks worth US$2 million from manufacturer Hydrospex, the largest order for strand jacks Hydrospex has received.
First transition span of new San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge lifted into place
The first transition span of the new San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge in California, US has been lifted into place using computer- controlled Hydrospex strand jacks from Bigge Crane & Rigging.
Argentina launches new infrastructure plan
The Argentine government has launched a new national infrastructure plan, the Plan Estratégico Territorial (PET) 2008-2016 (Territorial Strategic Plan).
Green light given for Hong Kong, China, Macao bridge
A new bridge which will link Hong Kong, Macao and the western Chinese province of Guangdong has been given the go-ahead after the three governments of Guangdong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR) agreed a HK$ 60 billion (US$ 7.7 billion) financing deal for its construction, according to local media reports.
Croatian outing for hydrodemolition: the Kirk Bridge
Conjet AB's hydrodemolition equipment has been used during the replacement of the salt-corroded concrete structure of the double arch Kirk Bridge in Croatia.
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