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Debate Heating Up Over Proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline

January 10, 2012

Debate is heating up over Enbridge, an Alberta based company, and their proposed $5.5-billion Northern Gate Pipeline project. The proposed pipeline would deliver crude from Alberta’s oilsands to the major port city of Kitimat, B.C. The crude would then be exported to the Asian markets from there. Environmentalists contend that the history of pipelines imply [...] Continue Reading…

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Busy London Overpass Closed Due To Corrosion On Cables

January 5, 2012

Transport for London announced the Hammersmith Flyover would be closed until further notice due to a serious structural defect. The flyover, or as we would call it overpass, is a high-traffic key route from Heathrow Airport to central London. The overpass was built in the 1960s and has been under periodic inspection over the last [...] Continue Reading…

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U.S.S. Independence Deals With Corrosion

October 13, 2011

U.S. Navy littoral combat ship, the U.S.S. Independence, will have to have its corroded hull repaired in San Diego, California. The U.S.S. Independence was manufactured at Austal USA’s Mobile River shipyard.  Approximately 18 months after the ship set sail, the corrosion began to develop. The U.S. Navy apparently had very high expectations for the vessel. [...] Continue Reading…