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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Langeled Pipeline

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Langeled Pipeline

The 1,166 km Langeled Pipeline has helped Norway and Britain to scale new heights with regard to their oil and gas export and import business. Part of the Ormen Lange gas field, the...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Pearl Bridge

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Pearl Bridge

The Pearl Bridge (Akashi-Kaikyo)  is holding the title of “World’s Longest Suspension Bridge” with a span of 1,991 meters (6,532 ft). The second longest suspension bridge is China’s Xihoumen Bridge. The bridge links the city...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Three Gorges Dam

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam, dam on the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang) just west of the city of Yichang in Hubei province, China. A straight-crested concrete gravity structure, the Three Gorges Dam is 2,335 metres (7,660 feet) long with a maximum height of 185...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Atomium

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Atomium

A little less than 4 years before the crucial date, i.e. November 1954, the engineer André Waterkeyn, who wished to celebrate scientific progress, hit upon the idea of the Atomium. This was to...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Belaz 75710

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Belaz 75710

The Belaz 75710 is the biggest dumptruck in the world, one capable of moving 450 tonnes in one go. When you are mining the world for its natural resources, it’s no surprise...