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Crews pour concrete on LA’s Sixth Street Viaduct; $588 million project expected to finish by summer

LA Daily News 19 Jan 2022
Workers pour and smooth the concrete for the last of the 20 arches on the Sixth Street Viaduct project, replacing the bridge connecting Boyle Heights and the downtown Arts District on Tuesday, Jan ... More than 65 truck loads of concrete are needed per arch, according to the Los Angeles Bureau of Engineering.

P142-billion PNR contract signals ‘Bicol Express’ rebirth

Manila Standard 19 Jan 2022
Daraga, AlbayAlbay 2nd District Rep ... 3 Engineering Group Co. Ltd. and China Railway Engineering Consulting Group Co. Ltd. Salceda said the contract signing “is a concrete development, that this is no longer just a dream but a real government funded priority.” ... “Rail is still the cheapest form of cargo transport ... Albay ... ....

Work restarts on WW Plant One

News Graphic 18 Jan 2022
9, 2021 when contractor Judy Construction and GRW Engineering alerted GMWSS officials of concerns with construction, particularly the concrete foundation. Up to that point some “$5-to-$6 million of concrete” had been poured at the site, but apparently an engineering miscalculation ...

24 hurt as building under construction collapses

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022
According to engineer Ajith, who was present at the site, the accident happened when the scaffolding got bent when the concrete works were going on and the slab came down due to the weight of the concrete. Most of the injured workers were guest workers and also included a woman site engineer hailing from Omassery in the district.

Salvatore A. Scionti

Republican American 18 Jan 2022
Salvatore possessed a strong entrepreneurial spirit and saw an opportunity in the early 1960s to introduce precast concrete products into the New England market ... He successfully introduced precast concrete manholes into engineering specifications throughout New England dominating the New England market over the ensuing 20 years.

Colombo Port City: A new Dubai or a Chinese enclave?

BBC News 17 Jan 2022
For a start, in order to reclaim the 665 acres (2.6 sq km) of new land, the country needed the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to invest $1.4bn. In return, the firm has been given 43% of it on a 99-year lease ... Huge cranes supervised by Chinese engineers are moving concrete slabs, while earth movers fill trucks with tonnes of sand ... .

City engineer: Extensive repairs needed at downtown Keene parking garage

The Keene Sentinel 16 Jan 2022
Substantial work is needed to repair a downtown Keene parking garage where, on two occasions, pieces of the concrete ceiling have fallen onto cars parked inside, according to the city engineer ... concrete and replace light fixtures, City Engineer Donald Lussier said Thursday.

BRI projects adopt green philosophy

China Daily 16 Jan 2022
Environmental protection a must in low-carbon energy ventures overseas ... When the engineers were designing the dam, they chose to build an asphalt concrete core rock-fill dam instead of a concrete gravity dam, which saved the use of 1 million cubic meters of concrete and 30,000 metric tons of steel, reducing carbon emissions of about 530,000 tons ... .

Paperwork prepared for pavement projects in Lorain

The Morning Journal 15 Jan 2022
When awarding bids for public projects, the Lorain Engineering Department and other departments typically add 10 percent to the bid amount to cover unexpected costs. The project is a complete reconstruction of that concrete roadway, not just patching it, said Veronica Newsome, civil engineer in the city Engineering Department.

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Princess Beatrice's husband's ex proudly declares: 'I've become a Brit!'

The Daily Mail 15 Jan 2022
The mother of Bea's stepson was, however, singing the praises of the Queen ... 'I'm so proud to be British,' Dara enthuses ... Lady in red ... ... 'Sometimes, people will stop me on a plane and say, 'What do you do?', and I'll answer, 'I'm a concrete engineer' because actually that closes down the conversation,' says the Alex Rider author and Foyle's War creator.

DEWALT® To Premiere New Innovation for the Commercial Concrete and Masonry Construction Industries at World ...

Longview News-Journal 14 Jan 2022
SWK), the world's largest, fastest growing and most innovative tools and storage company, today announced it will debut several new products supporting the concrete and construction industries from the World of Concrete® TradeShow in Las Vegas, taking place from January 18-20 ... †These blades use manufactured diamonds engineered for cutting.

Safety Fears at Aging San Leandro Condo

NBCBayArea 14 Jan 2022
After reviewing those plans, Dawn Lehman, a structural and civil engineer, said the issues in the garage could cause real structural damage ... An engineering report written several years before the collapse noted, “failed waterproofing is causing major structural damage to the concrete structural slab…”.

McNeilus Reinvents Parts Brands to Better Meet Replacement Parts Needs for All Fleets

Hastings Tribune 14 Jan 2022
These OEM parts are designed specifically for McNeilus products by a team of engineers focused solely on providing solutions for the concrete and refuse collection industries ... McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, is an industry leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers.

BPW discusses energy management

Beatrice Daily Sun 13 Jan 2022
John Grinvalds Daily Sun Staff Writer ... 12 meeting ... “That contract went up,” Tobias Tempelmeyer, city administrator, said ... The board also heard reports from the city administrator, engineer and water superintendent ... People are also reading… ... James Burroughs, city engineer, said concrete construction on Lincoln and 4th Street will go out next week.

Memoria review: A magical mystery tour of Tilda Swinton’s subconscious that proves oddly comforting

The Independent 13 Jan 2022
Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Starring Tilda Swinton, Elkin Díaz, Juan Pablo Urrego, Agnes Brekke. 12A, 136 minutes ... Memoria lives or dies in these moments ... Later on, she describes it to an audio engineer as sounding like “a big ball of concrete falling into a metal well surrounded by seawater”, and urges him to try and recreate it ... Maybe ... .

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