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Possible negligence investigated on Malaysian sinkhole incident
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Malaysia's Federal Territories Ministry is investigating whether there was negligence on the part of the contractor of an underpass project where a sinkhole occurred at the Jalan Imbi-Jalan Pudu intersection, in Kuala Lumpur on 2 July, Bernama (National News Agency of Malaysia) reported.
Wuxi opens first metro line
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 The first metro line in Wuxi, a city of 6.3 million inhabitants in China's eastern Jiangsu province, was inaugurated on 1 July by the city's mayor Mr. Wang Quan.
Four killed in rail tunnel cave-in
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Four people were killed and another four badly injured when a high-speed railway tunnel, being constructed in southwest China's Guizhou Province, collapsed on 1 July, Xinhua News Agency reported, quoting sources in Guiyang.
New tunnel opens to traffic
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 The Ogurasan Tunnel, a brand-new 2,100m tunnel, was officially opened to traffic on 28 June.
SMART doubts answered
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Due to a series of recent, frequent flash floods, Klang Valley residents have begun to dread the sound of thunder.
‘Mafia’ driven out of old tunnel
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 A group of organised criminals were finally ejected from a historic tunnel and a small bridge along the Muzaffarabad-Rawalpindi road in Pakistan on 30 June.
Klang Valley MRT Line Two decision eagerly awaited
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT) hopes a decision on Line Two of the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) project will be made soon as it wants to immediately deploy resources to it from Line One, which is more than 40 per cent completed.
Thai firm proposes Phom Penh parking lot and market
Monday, June 30, 2014 Cambodian government officials met in Phom Penh on 26 June with representatives from a Thai company proposing to build an underground parking lot and market adjacent to Daun Penh district’s Phsar Chas.
Thomson MRT Line construction kicks off
Monday, June 30, 2014 A ground-breaking ceremony officially launched construction of the Thomson MRT Line in Singapore on 27 June.
Makkah plan to avoid tunnel jams in place
Monday, June 30, 2014 Civil Defence authorities in Makkah are on a mission to combat the toxic air emissions that result from the increased influx of vehicles during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
Construction work on Karnaphuli tunnel to begin in January
Monday, June 30, 2014 Construction work on the much-cherished multi-lane road tunnel under the Karnaphuli river would start from January next year and be completed by December 2018, BSS News Agency quoted Bangladesh's Communications Minister Obaidul Quader as saying in the port city of Chittagong on 27 June.
Construction of highway tunnel almost complete
Monday, June 30, 2014 The 1.5km long highway tunnel at Rurichhu reopened to traffic on 25 June 2014 after it was closed for several months for maintenance works.
JICA may conduct detailed studies for subway project
Monday, June 30, 2014 Japan has promised to conduct a more comprehensive study on the feasibility of building a subway system in Metro Manila, Philippines president Benigno S. Aquino III said on 24 June.
Underground gas repository to be built in Isfahan Province
Monday, June 30, 2014 An underground gas repository is going to be built in the Iranian province of Isfahan,, the Russian Information Agency, reported on 18 June.
Some 600 stuck in metro tunnel in Kolkata
Thursday, June 26, 2014 Six hundred metro commuters were trapped on a train in a tunnel in Kolkata for nearly an hour, local press recently reported. Passengers were left stranded when one of the older rakes stalled between Park Street and Maidan stations stalled.
Baku road tunnel to be operational by July
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 OJSC Construction & Industrial Investment Corporation (Akkord) has completed construction of a closed part of a tunnel on Ziya Buniyadov Avenue in Baku, Azerbaijan Business Center (ABC) reported on 23 June.
Diba-Lima-Khasab road and tunnel consultancy tender floated
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 The Ministry of Transport and Communications on 23 June floated a tender to select a consultant for preparing tender documents for Diba-Lima-Khasab road and tunnel, which is on a design, build, operate and maintain basis.
TBM refurbishment facility planned for Malaysia
Friday, June 20, 2014 China Railway Tunnelling Equipment Co. Ltd. (CRTE) said it is looking forward to setting up a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) refurbishment facility in Malaysia and has budgeted around MYR 20M (USD 6M) for this purpose.
Japan plans a subsidy system for new maintenance rules
Thursday, June 19, 2014 The Japanese government has plans to create a new subsidy system in 2015 for large-scale repairs of road bridges and tunnels by municipal and prefectural governments, according to an 18 June story by Jiji Press.
Construction of Haicang Undersea Tunnel expected to start by year's end
Thursday, June 19, 2014 The construction on the undersea section of the Haicang Undersea Tunnel is expected to officially start at the end of this year after the completion of the connecting portions in Xiamen's Haicang and Huli Districts, according to local media reports on 13 June.

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