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Grimshaw Architects inks contract worth $150m to design Chinese version of UK’s Eden Center

Grimshaw Architects, the London firm responsible for designing the bubble-shaped ecological park the Eden Project, has penned a £100 million deal to design a similar scheme named China Eden in Qingdao. UK education and environmental charity The Eden


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China firm wins bid for New Delhi-Mumbai rail study

BEIJING: A consortium led by a state-owned Chinese firm has won a bid for a feasibility study into a high-speed rail link between India’s political and financial capitals New Delhi and Mumbai, the company’s parent said,


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Construction of China-Thailand railway to get underway by end of year

Construction of a railway linking China and Thailand is expected to get underway by the end of this year, says Thai Deputy Prime Minister Tanasak Patimapragorn. During the 12th China-ASEAN Expo in the southern Chinese city


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Anhui budgets 1.5 billion RMB to construct a Chinese Mount Olympus

Despite Anhui’s status as one of the poorest provinces of China, the provincial government is investing 1.5 billion RMB in the construction of a “District Cultural Plaza” complete with 72-meter-tall statues. The ancient Greek-style figures will


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China to build high-speed railway from Las Vegas to Los Angeles

A China Railway Group-led consortium and XpressWest Enterprises LLC will form a joint venture to build a high-speed railway linking Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the first Chinese-made bullet-train project in the U.S. Construction of the


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CRCC wins bid for Beijing Xingyan Expressway Project

A consortium comprising the Company, China Railway 12th Bureau Group Co., Ltd. and China Railway 14th Bureau Group Co., Ltd., have won the bid for the Beijing Xingyan Expressway Project(北京興延高速公路項目), a public-private-partnership (PPP) project. The project


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China builds 122km expressway out of construction waste

China has completed its first expressway built from waste, a 122km road running between Lintong and Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi Province. With a designed speed of 120 kilometers per hour, the 122-kilometer expressway links Lintong


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Indian company halts Angkor “replica” plan

The government of India has advised its Indian trust, Mahavir Mandir, to make change to its original plan to build a near replica of Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temple, Cambodian foreign ministry spokesman Chum Sounry said


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China builds complete 57 story skyscraper in record 19 days

57-story building constructed in just 19 days! Chinese development company constructs 57-story building in just 19 days! Watch incredible timelapse footage as 57 storey eco-friendly skyscraper is constructed in just 19 days It took less than


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Ministry seeking ¥1.8 trillion for Japan’s infrastructure investment in Asia

The Finance Ministry is seeking an allocation of ¥1.8 trillion under the government’s investment and loan program for fiscal 2016 to help Japan beat out China for infrastructure investment projects in other parts of Asia, officials


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