Construction And Engineering

China to give $989 million to build new highway in Sri Lanka

Mar 22, 2019

China has agreed to provide a loan of $989 million to Sri Lanka to build an expressway that will connect the island nation's tea-growing central region to a China-run seaport on the southern coast

Italian move to join China's Belt and Road coup for Beijing

Mar 22, 2019

Despite criticisms, Beijing has been steadily racking up adherents to its Belt and Road initiative of building a vast network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China to Europe and beyond

Ex-President Temer arrested in Brazil on corruption charges

Mar 22, 2019

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested on corruption charges, a dramatic development in a sprawling corruption probe that has roiled Brazil and shows no sign of slowing

The Latest: Weather service: Some flooding could be historic

Mar 20, 2019

The National Weather Service is warning that flooding in parts of South Dakota and northern Iowa could soon reach historic levels

Sri Lanka to get $3.9B oil refinery next to Chinese-run port

Mar 19, 2019

Officials in Sri Lanka say a Singapore-based company and the government of Oman have pledged to build a $3.9 billion oil refinery next to a Chinese-controlled port that will be the largest foreign investment ever for the Indian Ocean island nation

Building bridges: Soccer diplomacy in divided Cyprus

Mar 19, 2019

An initiative to build more bridges between the Greek and Turkish speaking communities of ethnically split Cyprus through soccer faltered after the leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots skipped the event amid a dispute over the venue's location

New York rail tunnel project again gets low grade from feds

Mar 15, 2019

A $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River has received another rating from federal authorities that makes it ineligible for crucial grant funding

Judge tosses Ohio's lawsuit against gas pipeline developer

Mar 15, 2019

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed against the developers of a $4.2 billion natural gas pipeline that stretches from West Virginia to Michigan

Japan agrees to provide loan for Sri Lanka's light-rail line

Mar 12, 2019

Sri Lanka's finance ministry says Japan has agreed to provide a loan to build the first light railway system aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital city of Colombo

Corps fights tribal request for more pipeline study records

Mar 12, 2019

Federal officials who permitted the Dakota Access oil pipeline are turning over some documents sought by American Indian tribes suing over the project.

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