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Turning the tide at TywynSubscription
After years of repairs to its sea wall, Tywyn in North Wales is getting a complete set of new sea defences. Martina Booth reports.
Flooding the marketSubscription
As the fight against flooding continues, high tech solutions are appearing. Martina Booth takes a look at the new tools in engineers’ boxes.
Engineers are working on one of the world’s largest undersea pipelines to bring gas from Russia to western Europe. Challenges include disposing of unexploded mines, preserving marine life and laying over 1,200km of pipeline. Martina Booth reports.
Australia has long been prone to inconsistent rainfall, imposing severe water shortages on its residents, industry and agriculture. In Victoria a huge desalination plant is taking shape as part of the state’s solution to the problem. Martina Booth reports.
Gotthard: A titanic tunnelSubscription
Construction of the world’s longest railway tunnel has reached the half way mark, Martina Booth reports on the challenges overcome so far and those still facing Gotthard Base Tunnel contractors.
Mayor opens first section of East London LineSubscription
London mayor Boris Johnson has officially opened the first section of the £1bn London Overground East London Line, which has been delivered early and on budget.
Gautrain first-phase link almost completeSubscription
Civil construction works on Gautrain’s first-phase link are nearly complete.
Brisbane's Northern Link gets state approvalSubscription
Brisbane’s AUS $1.7bn (£1bn) Northern Link, which will connect the city’s western and northern suburbs via an underground toll road tunnel, has received state government approval.
The new Transbay Terminal has been officially chosen as California high-speed rail’s San Francisco terminus.
Nord Stream construction beginsSubscription
Construction of the Nord Stream Pipeline, which will link Russian natural gas reserves to Europe, has been officially launched.