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Hyundai Planning on $420m Underwater Tunnel in Vietnam

Hyundai Engineering & Construction has entered into talks with the government of Quang Ninh Province in the north of Vietnam over the excavation of a 2.1km underwater tunnel across the mouth of Ha Long bay. Hyundai


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South Korea’s GS E&C to fund half of $1.4 bn petrochemical plant in Turkey

South Korea’s GS Engineering & Construction Corp. (GS E&C) will fund nearly half of a $1.4 billion project to install a petrochemical plant in Turkey. The company announced Tuesday it has signed a contract to acquire


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Taiwan sentences three to five years in jail for fatal earthquake collapse

14 people died in one building in Hualien after the Feb. 6, 2018 quake TAIPEI – The developer, the architect and a civil engineer were sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday (October 8) for the


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Maglev Train to Cut Guangzhou-Wuhan Journey to 2 Hours

If technology proves to be viable, a 2,200-km trip from Wuhan to Guangzhou could be reduced to around two hours A high-speed maglev train project featuring trains that are capable of traveling at 600-1,000 kilometers per


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Six feared trapped after bridge collapse in Taiwan

Hopes were fading last night for six people believed to be trapped when a bridge in Taiwan collapsed onto a group of fishing boats moored underneath. Dramatic CCTV footage captured the moment the 140-meter long single-arch


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China officially opens its massive new airport in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced the official opening of Beijing Daxing International Airport. The massive air hub is expected to become the biggest single terminal by traveller capacity in around two decades. The Chinese leader


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schlaich bergermann partner wins competition for two bridges in Chengdu, China

Not one, but two out of three bridge designs submitted by the Shanghai team of schlaich bergermann partner have been chosen as winners in the Jiangxi River Bridge competition. The Bridges are placed in Tianfu Airport


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Groundbreaking ceremony for Taiwan’s Taoyuan MRT tunnel

Taoyuan’s MRT Green Line will connect Taoyuan’s TRA Station with International Airport MRT line TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday (Sept. 20) presided over a ceremony marking the groundbreaking of an underground tunnel


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Taoyuan Int’l Airport Industry Development Association inaugurated in Taiwan

Association to employ ‘airport economics’ integrating gov. policy with industry trends to promote investment, competitiveness TAIPEI— The Taoyuan International Airport Industry Development Association held its inaugural meeting on Thursday (Sept. 19), which was attended by Taoyuan


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Taiwan: New railway line tender guidelines announced

The Railway Bureau yesterday announced new guidelines for light rail line construction in a bid to increase the use of domestic rail services and products nationwide. The guidelines were needed because the government had failed to


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