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Breakthrough was reached on the first bore of the U220 University Link Light Rail in Washington, D.C., US.
Infrastructure engineering organisation MARG Ltd of Chennai, India, has awarded Mott MacDonald a design contract for the sea-water intake, outfall and circulation cooling system for a 2x250-MW lignite-fuelled thermal power plant at Padva in Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
Warm drain water from the Lotschberg Base Tunnel is being used to feed Switzerland’s first sturgeon and caviar farm, the ‘Tropenhaus’ at Fruitigen between the tunnel and Bern. According to Bloomberg, this was an idea of Peter Hufschmied, an engineer in charge of diverting the recently completed tunnel’s drain water.