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How Different Spillway Gates Work

How Different Spillway Gates Work

Description  Almost all dams need a way to release excess water when the reservoir is full. Although many dams use uncontrolled spillways, gated spillways provide more control over the flow, allowing us to build smaller, more cost-effective structures. There are...

This 3D printer can Build You a New House

This 3D printer can Build You a New House

Description  A Houston, Texas neighbourhood is getting a new house on the block that might look a little different. The house is made by a 3D printer that prints layers of concrete.The project is a two-year collaboration between engineering, design and building firms,...

The Hoover Dam: an Engineering and Artistic Masterpiece

The Hoover Dam: an Engineering and Artistic Masterpiece

Description Located on the border between Arizona and Nevada, the Hoover Dam is an iconic structure that has stood the test of time for nearly a century. Built in the 1930s to provide hydroelectric power and help control floods in the Colorado River, the Hoover Dam is...

Wonders of Taipei 101: A Skyscraper Like No Other

Wonders of Taipei 101: A Skyscraper Like No Other

Description Taipei 101 was built to highlight Taiwan's growing prosperity on the global stage at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and it was meant to represent technological evolution fused with Asian traditions. The structure incorporates many pan-Chinese...

Giant HS2 Bridge Guided into Position over M42

Giant HS2 Bridge Guided into Position over M42

Description A giant HS2 bridge which was constructed by the side of a motorway has been guided into position over the carriageway. It took 40 hours to guide the Marston Box bridge into place on a guiding raft travelling at four metres per hour. The M42, between...

Top 5 Giant Excavators

Top 5 Giant Excavators

Description The excavators are so heavy with their boom, bucket and rotating cab. They are mainly digging the ground or loading some materials. Their weight is different from one another, yet the differences of their weight does not mean they are not heavy. So, they...

The Burj Khalifa: The World’s Tallest Building

The Burj Khalifa: The World’s Tallest Building

Burj Khalifa is known for being the tallest building in the world, standing at 2,717 feet (828 m).Being architecture royalty, the tower has an ionic telescopic spire and the world’s highest outdoor observation deck. According to reports, 12,000 builders and...

5 Steps to Ensure Everyone is on Board with Strategy

5 Steps to Ensure Everyone is on Board with Strategy

Brief  Help Employees understand Your company's strategy by giving them many ways to access the information, providing a comprehensive guide to what will change and delivering messages that inspire them to be part of it, writes leadership coach David Lancefield....

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