Latest News for: Underwater construction


Kolkata: Work starts for last leg of airport Metro

The Times of India 03 Mar 2021
KOLKATA. Ground work for construction for the last stretch of New Garia-Airport — from City Centre-II to — has finally started ... The entire New Garia-Airport stretches 32km ... Afcons, a wing of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group, has been the major civil contractor for Line 2 or the East-West Metro corridor, having constructed the 520m underwater river tunnel.

Global CO2 emissions need to decrease TENFOLD to meet Paris climate goals, scientists warn

The Daily Mail 03 Mar 2021
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions still need to decrease tenfold to avoid a climate emergency, scientists warn, despite a global fall in 2020 due to Covid-19 ... Pictured, oil refineries polling the air in Corpus Christi, Texas ... Environmental damage caused by the construction and... Greenpeace builds an underwater 'boulder barrier' to stop... Share ... .

Pierre / Fort Pierre bridge on track

The Capital Journal 02 Mar 2021
Construction of the new bridge began last November, and is expected to be completed by December 2023 ... on the bridge’s progress, the timeline is still in Phase One - underwater construction ... The construction crews are continuing to set up barges and equipment.

A 7,000 year-old reef vs a $2bn LNG project in Taiwan

Business Day 02 Mar 2021
Taipei/Singapore — At more than 7,000 years-old, the Datan algal reef was probably alive and humming before humans domesticated the horse ... Underwater photography shows there was no algae reef ecology in the construction area of Guantang industrial port, according to a statement on owner CPC’s website ... Bloomberg  .

Rocky River City Council takes up some finishing touches for the new police station

Cleveland 01 Mar 2021
22 by the Rocky River City Council regarding preparations for the finishing touches on the construction of the new police department and an added structure underwater at Bradstreet’s Landing. The first issue was an agreement with Brookside Construction Services as the prime contract for landscaping of the police station grounds.

France opens a new museum at the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea

The National 28 Feb 2021
The Underwater Museum of Cannes has opened in France after being designed by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. Made up of six giant mask sculptures, the underwater exhibit was nearly four years in the making ... The The Underwater Museum of Cannes will encourage tourists to explore the submerged sculptures, which are free to visit.

'COVID Bandit' gives $200 tip to every single employee at Denver steakhouse

The North Platte Telegraph 26 Feb 2021
Construction laborers ... Construction laborers ... Commercial divers work underwater to construct, inspect, or repair structures and equipment, so they need to be able to exert strength below the surface of the water handling and moving objects while taking necessary safety precautions.

This ‘snake robot’ can fix pipelines on the ocean floor

Shenzhen Daily 21 Feb 2021
Now, cutting-edge underwater drones and robots are being developed that could make the work safer, cheaper and less polluting ... Saipem, an Italian oil field services company, has created the Hydrone-R underwater drone, which can dive to 3,000 meters for construction and maintenance work.

Divers star in “Cornwall’s Climate Stories”

Divernet 20 Feb 2021
Cornwall’s Climate Stories” also explores projects happening around the county to tackle the problem ... One of the positive stories focuses on ARC Marine, set up by scuba divers James Doddrell and Tom Birbeck to repair damage to marine habitats caused by trawling and underwater construction ... Seagrass restoration projects also feature ... 20 February 2021.

Biden renews defense pledge to Europe but warns of democratic ‘inflection point’

Roll Call 20 Feb 2021
In his first major address to European allies, President Joe Biden on Friday sought to reassure them of the U.S ...America is back ... The president reaffirmed U.S ... Congress is especially hostile to the project and has passed laws that require the sanctioning of foreign businesses that assist in the construction of the 1,200 kilometer underwater pipeline.

Bombshell report claims US to hit Russia with new sanctions over Nord Stream 2… but ...

Russia Today 19 Feb 2021
Citing sources in the Biden administration, Bloomberg news service reported on Thursday that a series of measures aimed at halting the construction of the Gazprom-sponsored underwater link, which will carry fuel from Russia to Western Europe, could be imminent.

Byculla zoo to get hospital; underwater gallery for reptile enclosures

Hindustan Times 12 Feb 2021
This plan is a part of a new project taken up at the zoo, which includes the construction of an underwater viewing facility for alligators and crocodiles ... The underwater viewing gallery for ghariyal (reptiles) is going to be one of the major attractions ... underwater viewing area.”.

Cod behave differently in noisy environments

Phys Dot Org 12 Feb 2021
Underwater noise from seismic surveys affects the behavior of Atlantic cod ... This could have an effect on the species. The study is published in Current Biology ... it's a right racket underwater, with the noise, for instance, of ships' engines or the construction of wind turbines and oil platforms ... Underwater noise affects marine animals' relationships.