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The tunnels and walls used by Kurdish militants in their defence of Afrin are being produced with cement provided by a foreign-owned factory, Islamist newspaper ... Lafarge merged with Swiss giant Holcim in 2015 to form LafargeHolcim, a company with its headquarters in the town of Jona in Switzerland.
The project, which is expected to feature the world's longest tunnel, spanning over 80 kilometers, would greatly exceed the 57-kilometer Gotthard Base tunnel in the Swiss Alps. It would have capacity for some 40 passenger trains, 11 car trains, 17 lorry transporters and 3 freight trains, the final report by the ...

swissinfo.ch is an institution of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) and is financed by the Billag licence fee. ... infrastructure, for example: we spent CHF500 million ($537 million) to build the Vereina tunnel, so that a small minority of 8,000 residents from Basse-Engadin could be linked to Switzerland.
... Italy's Italfrerr and Pini Swiss Emgineers will be responsible for the management of two parallel single track tunnels, measuring 22.1km between Saint-Martin-La-Porte and La Praz in the French Alps. The 270km railway, being delivered by Franco-Italian company Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin (TELT), ...
Investors back major Swiss tunnel. 7 February 2018 Swiss and international companies have pledged commitments to a proposed underground logistics network in Switzerland. To continue reading this story, please log-in at the top right hand side of this page. If you are a subscriber please enter your login; To subscribe, ...
Despite recent moves ostensibly aimed towards peaceful diplomacy with North Korea, the U.S. military has begun training to fight in tunnels. ... Also last Wednesday, a North Korean official visited the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland to formalize an agreement for sending athletes to the 2018 ...

After pledging to build the project in five years, he realized that the 35.5-mile-long Gotthard tunnel, running through the Alps in Switzerland, took 20 years to ... They've already started preliminary planning for what, when finished, will actually be a pair of twin parallel tunnels, but are waiting for funding to be ...
Things took a turn for the hostile during the Los Angeles Clippers' Monday night victory over the Houston Rockets, with tensions spilling over into a wild postgame confrontation involving secret passageways, a Swiss Trojan Horse, language not suited for people under the age of 76 and imitation tough-guy ...
Avalanches and record snow fall in the French Alps have buried some roads, leading to the creation of treacherous ice tunnels which drivers have to navigate ... Train services resumed to the Zermatt resort in Switzerland on Wednesday after more than 1,000 stranded holidaymakers were airlifted out of the ...
ZURICH, Jan 9 (Reuters) - The Swiss Alpine resort of Zermatt airlifted guests by helicopter on Tuesday after heavy snow and a power cut stranded thousands of visitors. An estimated 13,000 people were stuck in Zermatt after snow closed mountain lifts, ski runs, walking paths and train services to the village ...
The tunnel is exclusively used for a railway connecting Erstfeld (Uri) with Bodio (Ticino). The rail line is part of the New Railway Link through the Alps (NRLA) project. The project will see other lines and tunnels created to increase connections through the Alps, particularly for freight trains. The transfer of freight transport from ...
Switzerland's oldest traffic tunnel through the Alps reopened on Christmas eve after a three-month closure due to problems with the ventilation system. After extensive repair work, the tunnel that connects Martigny in the western Swiss canton of Valais with the Aosta Valley in northwestern Italy reopened to ...
The world's steepest funicular railway, or cliff railway, is now up and running in the Swiss Alps. Just over a mile long (1,720 meters), the railway begins in a valley near Schwyz, Switzerland. It then travels to the ... The train travels through three tunnels and a bridge that stretches 1,640 feet. Even at those ...
According to the BBT SE website, this progress constitutes 18km of the main tunnels, 28km of the exploratory tunnel and 29km of other tunnels. While still less than half way there, project leaders maintain progress is in-keeping with schedule. “I'm grateful that we have come so far,” said Konrad Bergmeister, ...
The Globally Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Market research report is growing ... Pfizer Inc., Depomed Inc., Novartis International AG (Switzerland), ...
She has been the BBC's Geneva and Switzerland Correspondent ... of the new Gotthard tunnel on opening day, to the tops of Switzerland's ...
So many residents have left the Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the canton of Valais. They may be willing to pay people to move ...

Vevey, a Swiss town on the north shore of Lake Geneva, has turned the spotlight on itself this festive season by unveiling Europe's longest light ...
A dog wouldn't come out after chasing a cat into a tunnel dug by a giant tortoise in the back yard of a home in a Phoenix suburb, so homeowner ...
Now, with the help of tunnels and improved roads it takes just 45 minutes. “With all the tunnels, this island is like Swiss cheese,” he says, with a ...
... Germany and Switzerland, I came to the conclusion that the answer ... Another advantage for tunnels: "Getting through the environmental impact on the surface is almost impossible. ... What are some of the other reasons for tunneling? ... In the book, I even mention that one tunnel, the Siloam Tunnel, still ...
Croatia and Switzerland qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals. ... An engineering marvel of its time, the Holland Tunnel opened in New York City on ... Europe claims the longest traffic tunnels: a 35-mile Swiss achievement; ...
Low tunnels that allow gardeners to harvest their vegetables crops outside of the ... spinach and Swiss chard, can survive longer with a bit of protection. ... interesting to you, floating-row-cover and low-tunnel materials may be ...
The Globally Cubital Tunnel Syndrome Market research report is ... Debiopharm Group (Switzerland), Baxter Healthcare Corporation (US), ...
The last year has seen DT Swiss gradually roll out its 'Road ... and stability, comparing favourably to market leaders in wind-tunnel testing.
Laax, Switzerland. PHOTO: Cyril Mueller ... Halldor strolling through a tunnel nearby a spot in Sundsvall, Switzerland. PHOTO: Daniel Bernstal.
... a train that winds along the Swiss Alps and through the world's longest railway tunnel; and New Orleans, which you're probably familiar with.
Switzerland by train: cutting-edge railways deliver glorious alpine vistas and history galore ... The Swiss are record-breaking rail travellers, spending more time in trains ... terrain and using spiral tunnels, long galleried sections and dozens of ... The train slows for the summit tunnel, where the history of its ...
SWITZERLAND: The Federal Transport Office, BAV, has decided to postpone the award of new concessions to operate long-distance ...
She has been the BBC's Geneva and Switzerland Correspondent ... of the new Gotthard tunnel on opening day, to the tops of Switzerland's ...
Visitors admire a fish in a glass tunnel on the opening day of Aquatis, the largest fresh water aquarium-vivarium in Lausanne, Switzerland.
... system totals 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and passages. It is the world's longest rail tunnel, surpassing the Seikan Tunnel in Japan.
Creepy castles, haunted houses and restless spirits – Switzerland ... A more modern ghost story is attached to this motorway tunnel in northern Switzerland. ... As recently as two years ago the couple told Swiss television they ...
To get to the Jungfrau, we traveled from Interlaken, Switzerland by train to Kleine ... This section is in a tunnel dug through the mountain.
The idea is to leverage both the tunnel boring technology that the ... And he also sees an opportunity to use the same tunneling technology for covering longer distances with hyperloop systems inside the tunnels instead of just the electric .... How about you ask Switzerland about digging any kind of tunnels.
I'm assuming there are enough tunnels in Switzerland to keep this truck busy all day long, but if there's ever off-time, it seems like it could be ...
Opened in 1882 it climbed to a 15-km-long summit tunnel, then the longest of its ... The line was built for the sake of the Swiss economy and intended to ... Rail tunnels in the United Kingdom and Japan have long exceeded the ...
It's pretty much a Swiss fairy tale come to life and last year's £33 million refit ... all connected by covered walkways and underground tunnels, so - bonus ... Location: Cocooned in alpine greenery in Switzerland's eastern Alps ...
For many, a Swiss holiday conjures up the idea of crisp snow, winter ... tunnels to the hotel spa – named the best spa in Switzerland at the ...
Swiss skier reveals training secret behind viral parkour video that baffled the internet ... An 18-year-old freestyle skier from Switzerland took the internet by ... walls and tunnels, without any assistance or equipment – it requires ...
Getting there was a breeze, thanks to the efficient Swiss rail connections ... pass through a long tunnel — and Lake Geneva emerged in all its glory. ... island in the lake that is the most-visited historic monument in Switzerland.
Getting there was a breeze, thanks to the efficient Swiss rail connections ... final pass through a long tunnel — and Lake Geneva emerged in all its glory. ... in the lake, which is the most visited historic monument in Switzerland.
... in the Swiss Alps with a network of 384km including many tunnels and ... Albula tunnel at a total cost of SFr 345m with completion expected in ...
Aerodynamicists at wheel brand Swiss Side have conducted CFD modelling and wind tunnel tests to study the effects of drafting.
NORTH Korean dictator Kim Jong-un will escape to a vast complex of underground tunnels if a nuclear war breaks out - with a huge supply of ...
Nearby tunnel work caused the key Rhine Alpine track connecting ... Executives from the major rail companies of Germany, Switzerland, Austria ...
Hupac, Switzerland, is also calling for action. ... The line, which suffered from subsidence caused by construction of a new railway tunnel beneath the ... The new double-track line will bypass Rastatt with twin tunnels and was ...
A young Swiss couple is redefining child-friendly hotel by going beyond ... There's a Gotthaus Tunnel, named after Switzerland's famous 15 km ...
The port of Switzerland in Basle says that Contargo and ... Work to stabilise the tunnel damaged by the earth movements involves a section of ...
It all started as a seemingly simple rail tunnel construction project 5 meters ... that connects the economies of the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, ... along a 162-kilometer stretch between Rastatt and the Swiss border city ...


 

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