Del. bridges become 2nd in US with dehumidification system

Better Roads » The two Delaware Memorial Bridges have been equipped with a $35 million dehumidification system to extend the life of their main extension cables, according to the Delaware River and Bay Authority.

2017-12-01T13:01:25+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Bridges, China, Delaware, Maryland|

China overhauls $2.69 trillion public-private projects as debt fears rise

HPMG News » China’s finance ministry has ordered an overhaul of its existing public-private partnership (PPP) projects and tightened approval rules for new ones, as Beijing has grown increasingly concerned about rising hidden debt risks from potential abuses of the program. The nation’s aggressive PPP boom since 2014 is now alarming authorities who say some local governments are using public-private partnerships, government investment funds and government procurement services as “disguised channels” for raising debt.

2017-11-27T10:11:43+00:00 November 16th, 2017|China, Public-Private Partnerships|

Nineteen charged for alleged roles in false concrete tests over Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Project

Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption » Nineteen former laboratory staff of a contractor of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) have been charged by the ICAC today (November 15) in two cases for their alleged roles in producing false concrete compression tests for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge Project.

2017-11-17T17:00:48+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Bridges, China|

China is building 30 ‘sponge cities’ that aim to soak up floodwater and prevent disaster

Business Insider » Like many places around the world, Chinese cities are considering ways to combat flooding in the face of climate change. Increased urban development has made flooding worse, and has turned some neighborhoods into vulnerable waterfront locations.

2017-11-16T14:31:53+00:00 November 10th, 2017|China, Urban, Water|

Renderings: Curvy Bridge Design in China

Business Insider » One look and you’ll see why it’s called the Lucky Knot Bridge.

2017-06-29T14:52:02+00:00 January 12th, 2017|China, Roads|
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