The construction of a kilometer long levee resulted in saving the village of Ormenio in the northeast of Greece from the rising water of Evros River. The extreme weather conditions resulted in damaging extensive parts of the existing levees along the river and the extensive flooding of farming and residential land.
The ten-foot thick foundation mat for Comcast’s new Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was successfully poured on Saturday. Concrete contractor B. Pietrini & Sons started pouring the foundation around 1 a.m on Saturday and finished roughly twelve hours later. The contractor coordinated 50 concrete trucks making over 400 deliveries to the jobsite on Saturday morning making the building’s foundation one of the largest concrete pours in Philadelphia history.
MineCycle Designer is the only mine design application that enables a single dynamic environment for design, evaluation, and scheduling to dramatically shorten planning cycles and support the systematic evaluation of alternative scenarios. Through design optioneering and flexible enterprise-wide access to design data, the software empowers owner-operators to produce higher-quality designs, make faster decisions, and develop economically optimal mine plans.
London's Crossrail, the most significant infrastructure project currently in the U.K. aims to improve commuting services across London, alleviate congestion and completely modify traveling around the capital.
While One World Trade Center in New York tops the list of the tallest buildings in the western hemisphere, it also holds another distinction it is probably not so proud of: the world’s most expensive skyscraper. Buildings Analyst Emporis recently released a list of the top ten costliest skyscrapers in history. The $3.9 billion One World Trade Center tops the list followed by the $1.9 billion Pallazo in Las Vegas and the $1.9 billion The Shard in London. In fifth place is the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. The $1 billion Bank of America building in New York is North America’s third representative on the list.