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Tuesday's marvels of engineering

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...
Tuesday’s wonders of engineering: The Beijing National Stadium

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The Beijing National Stadium

In 1889, the Eiffel tower was unveiled at the Paris World Fair and, despite the initial debate over its aesthetic appeal, within a short period became the iconic image of a city...
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: The Seawise Giant

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: The Seawise Giant

Seawise Giant, later Happy Giant, Jahre Viking, Knock Nevis, Oppama, and finally Mont, was a ULCC supertanker (ultra large crude carrier) that was the longest ship ever built. She possessed the greatest deadweight tonnage ever recorded. Fully loaded, her displacement was 657,019 tonnes, the...
Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

Tuesday’s marvels of engineering: Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and completed in 1931. The building has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m) and stands a total...