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  1. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Plan to build world's longest undersea tunnel from Dalian to Yantai

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 07:11pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Plan to build world's longest undersea tunnel The government is planning to spend 260 billion yuan (HK$326 billion) to build the world's longest undersea tunnel across the Bohai Strait. The proposed 123-kilometre railway project would carry passengers and vehicles between the port cities of Dalian in Liaoning's and Yantai in Shandong, ...

  2. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Link spanning Pearl River Delta from Shenzhen to Zhongshan approved

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Bridge and tunnel spanning 55km will cut travel time from Shenzhen to Zhongshan on western side of river to less than 30 minutes Pearl delta super link finally wins approval Guangdong authorities have finally approved a 55-kilometre bridge-and-tunnel project to provide Shenzhen a direct route to the western side of the Pearl River Delta. ...

  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Mainland China advisers furious over Hong Kong's high-speed rail link delay

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by He Huifeng

    ... the delay on Tuesday, citing the breakdown of a tunnelling machine at Yuen Long as the main problem. It means construction, which started in 2010, will not be finished until 2016, with services ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Lawmakers blast MTR Corp officials over express rail line's delay

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by ADA LEE AND TANNA CHONG

    ... be delayed by two years to 2017. It cited a tunnel-boring machine damaged by flooding together with excavation difficulties at the West Kowloon terminus and the cross-border section as the main ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Liantang-Heung Yuen Wai border crossing hits HK$8.5b snag in Legco

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 01:05pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG AND PHILA SIU

    ... with Shenzhen. The project includes a checkpoint, a new road connecting it with Fanling Highway, a tunnel and five cross-border bridges. Joining the chorus of doubts was the pro-government Democratic ...

  6. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    India seeks China's transport expertise

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:54am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Group are already involved in a host of infrastructure projects in India, mainly digging tunnels and installing escalators in underground metro projects. Nath said India would like to see ...

  7. Business - Companies - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Foreign firms look north from Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JANG

    ... to private capital. London-based Serco, which operates Hong Kong's Cross Harbour and Aberdeen tunnels and maintains all red-light traffic enforcement cameras installed at intersections ...

  8. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Billions in irregularities, fake receipts found in China road projects: auditor

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... by completion. The budget overrun was mainly due to inadequate design of bridges and tunnels, as well as the construction of property projects which exceeded estimates, said the audit office. Six ...

  9. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Chinese firms target UK renewal drive

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Contractors Association, which has 3,000 members and facilitates Chinese contractors' overseas work. During the visit, the delegation expressed interest in the £4.1 billion Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lahiri said. The Thames Tideway "super sewer" is a 25-kilometre tunnel under the River Thames in London that will discharge sewage and rain water, and its opening is planned for 2022. ...

  10. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Dam breached in Shanxi leads to flooding and evacuation

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... a December 25 explosion that killed at least eight workers at a tunnel construction site in Linfen. The government only confirmed the blast after a torrent of online criticism. ...




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