Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

GORGEOUS SITE:

GORGEOUS SITE: Second of two giant tower cranes for the Three Gorges dam project in China is being tested by manufacturer Potain at its test ground in France. Components for the first unit are already arriving at the firm's Shanghai factory for completion, ready to begin work on site in October. The huge MD2200 Topbelt 30s are fitted with special conveyors to place the 4M.m3 of concrete required each year for the 175m high mass concrete main dam and 185m high spillway dividers. Construction ...

Subscribe for full online access and get...

  • Full, instant access to all stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox
  • Monthly print magazine

Register for guest access to keep reading and get..

  • A free taste of other selected news stories
  • Daily email newsletters


Already have a subscription or ICE membership? or