Day: December 2, 2019

Musk tunnelling technology a potential for Las Vegas

An Elon Musk-founded company has been liaising with local Las Vegas entities about another potential transportation project using tunnelling technology. According to Stock Daily Dish, an Elon Musk-founded company has been in talks for a potential Las Vegas transportation project. In 2017, Elon Musk established The Boring Company as a vision for the future of underground construction…read more

Underwater telecom cable could provide seismic network

A new study suggests that Fiber optic cables (constitute a global undersea telecommunications network) could help study offshore earthquakes. Researchers from the Rice University, University of California, Berkeley, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) worked on the research paper that will be appearing in the Journal Science…read more

Noida Builder Fined For Illegal Water Extraction, Dumping Untreated Sewage In Green Belt

New Delhi: A compensation of Rs 3.28 crore should be imposed on a builder in Noida for illegally extracting ground water and discharging untreated sewage in green belt area, a committee told the National Green Tribunal on Monday. The committee, comprising officials from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Central Ground Water Authority, told a …

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Congress wants review of Keystone pipeline in wake of spill

BISMARCK, N.D. — Top U.S. House Democrats have called for a federal review of the Keystone pipeline and the agency that regulates it in the wake of 383,000-gallon (1.4-million-litre) spill in northeastern North Dakota, the latest of three spills along the line in as many years. In a letter Monday to the Government Accountability Office, …

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Pressure back to normal on Westcoast line in BC

The Canadian Energy Regulator has approved the Westcoast natural gas pipeline in British Columba returning to its full operating pressure, more than 415 days after a pipeline rupture and explosion/fire, Kallanish Energy reports. That approval comes after a team of six pipeline integrity specialists cleared the last two pipeline segments as safe to operate at maximum pressure. …

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