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BMC Gulf Successfully Completes A Dh12 Million Jumeirah Vehicular Tunnel Waterproofing Project

Dubai, UAE – May 9, 2007: BMC Gulf Trading & Contracting LLC, a subsidiary of Emirates Investment and Development PSC (Emivest), has successfully completed the Dh12 million waterproofing work on the Palm Jumeirah Vehicular Tunnel project. The 1,400m Tunnel Is The Only Link For Vehicles Between Jumeirah Palm Island And Crescent Surrounding It. Read on for more info. (Photo by twocentsworth)

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Three Gorges landslide threat forces villagers to flee

Nearly 100 villagers living upstream from the Three Gorges dam have been forced to leave their homes under threat of a landslide, which officials fear was disturbed during the filling of the dam’s reservoir last year, Xinhua News Agency reported last week. Read on for more info. (Photo by enkai)

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Press Releases

ASFE Inaugurates New President

James K. “Jim” Johnston, P.E., R.B.P. is the new president of ASFE/The Best People on Earth, a not-for-profit association of “earth-engineering” firms. Inaugurated at ceremonies during ASFE’s annual meeting in Hawaii, Mr. Johnston is the 37th individual to serve as ASFE’s president and board of directors chair.

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Geologic Hazards

Utah Considers Stricter Rules for Development in Landslide Prone Areas

The Utah Governer’s Geologic Hazards Working Group, which includes no one from the private sector, is considering some model legislation that can be adopted by cities and counties to make it more difficult for developers to build in landslide prone areas. Also, among other things, the group may recommend that Utah adopt stricter grading requirements based on the experiences of California. Read on for more info.

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