We are what we eat, but we are also what we breath: more than 15 kg of air every day! And most of that air quality comes from confined spaces. We spend more than 80% of our time inside with many pollutants. New constructions could well bring a breath of fresh air…
Wednesday October 5th, 2016
The World’s Longest Bridge over the Sea 5,000th Pre-cast Bridge Segment Completed!
Part of the massive Hong Kong Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) project, Dragages Hong Kong and VSL have been joining hands to design and construct this 9.4-km long dual three-lane viaduct section. Upon the completion of this new land transport link, commuters will take only some 45 minutes to reach Zhuhai from the Hong Kong Airport – compared to […]
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