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Italy and Iran agree US$ 5.6 bn rail deal

12 February 2016

Italy and Iran agree US$ 5.6 bn rail deal

A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the governments of Italy and Iran, regarding Iran’s planned 10,000 km railways development. The agreement covers some US$ 5.6 billion of work to be carried out by Italy’s state-owned rail company, Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), for its counterpart...

Saudi Arabia has largest investment, at an estimated $118.9bn

10 February 2016

Saudi Arabia has largest investment, at an estimated $118.9bn

Sixteen major railway projects worth $352bn are underway in the Middle East and North Africa, according to Terrapinn Middle East. The organiser of the Middle East Rail conference notes that Saudi Arabia has the largest expected investment in rail services, at $118.9bn, which includes...

General guidelines in choose your breaker.

01 February 2016

General guidelines in choose your breaker.

The right hammer/exavator matching is driven by some factors like carrier's weight and hydraulic flow, boom and stick configuration, main use of the equipment. Eventual limits indicated by carrier's manufacture are always binding. on bigger excavator (heavier thank 13 tons) it's generally...

107-year-old bridge demolished in Pittsburgh

29 January 2016

 107-year-old bridge demolished in Pittsburgh

A large crowd gathered in Pittsburgh on Tuesday morning to say goodbye to an old friend. The 108-year-old Hulton Bridge, which spanned the Allegheny River just northeast of Pittsburgh, was demolished as part of the final stage of a massive, two-year long construction project undertaken to...

£6bn tunnel favoured for Lower Thames Crossing

26 January 2016

£6bn tunnel favoured for Lower Thames Crossing

Consultations for the £5.94bnproject opened today with the other option near the existing Dartford Crossing dropped in favour of the more eastern crossing point between Tilbury andGravesend. Studies by Highways England engineersshowed that a bridge remains the cheapest option for the...