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Earth Moving Machinery in India

Indian Economy has faced the lowest GDP Growth in the year 2012-2013 in a span of Ten Years as per the Minister of State for Finance and the Indian Government is taking steps to revive the economy in which a very crucial step is infrastructural development which has lead to …

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Machu Picchu : The ‘Lost City’ – part 3 : Stonework

“…the stonework of the site remains as one of the world’s great examples of the use of a natural raw material to provide outstanding architecture which is totally appropriate to the surroundings.” ~UNESCO Author’s Own Photo – Mary Bon 1995 The Incas were masters of the ashlar polished drystone masonry …

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Machu Picchu – The Lost City : Part 1 : City Planning

“…Macchu Picchu is an outstanding example of man's interaction with his natural environment.”                                              ~UNESCO Machu Picchu, meaning "old peak." was found by Hiram Bingham an American historian in 1911. It is built on the site of a …

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The shaky foundations of Brazil’s construction industry

Despite rapid growth, the industry is held back by the same factors which have angered millions of protesters – corruption, an unwieldy tax system and poorly planned infrastructure spending. Photo: Rodrigo Soldon The recent street protests of millions of Brazilians against their Government’s alleged incompetence highlighted the deeply paradoxical nature of …

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bauma 2013: gigantic, amazing, supreme

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Approx. 530,000 visitors from over 200 countries Proportion of international visitors higher than ever before 3,420 exhibitors from 57 countries bauma calls… … and they all come: An impressive 530,000 visitors from over 200 countries converged on the Messe München exhibition center between April 15 and 21. Not only did …

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CONSTRUCT EXPO 2013 awaits you with innovative solutions and technologies for the construction market in Bucharest, ROMANIA

Between 18th and 21st of April, 2013, ROMEXPO Exhibition Centre will organize one of the most important fairs from its portfolio: CONSTRUCT EXPO – The International fair for construction technologies, equipment and materials Having an enormous potential in terms of infrastructure and urban development, Romania represents one of the most …

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Pioneering British scientists create petrol from thin air

A small SME in the north of England has developed an “air capture” technology which can create petrol using only air and electricity. Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), based in Stockton on Tees, has produced five litres of petrol since August using a small refinery that manufactures gasoline. Two secret ‘angel’ …

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