Climate activists and politicians have reacted with outrage to a report championing London Heathrow Airport as the ideal site for a new runway. Critics say expanding Britain’s biggest airport will result in greater noise and air pollution.
The California Supreme Court has ruled that cities and counties have broad authority to require builders to include affordable housing units in new projects. Local ordinances requiring units to be set aside at below market price are thus constitutional.
There are more than 1,200 bridges cross the canals of Amsterdam, but one may soon stand out more – because it will be 3D-printed and built by robots. The machines will create the bridge mid-air, constructing their own supports along the way.
Israel’s talks on migrant workers with China are deadlocked due to Beijing refusing to allow its citizens to participate in the construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank, a high-ranked Israeli official told AFP.
US billionaire and property tycoon Donald Trump has lost a legal battle with an offshore windfarm which he claimed would ruin the view from his Scottish golf course, currently under construction in Aberdeen.
Russia is awaiting an offer to join the Eastring gas pipeline project which is to be linked to Turkish Stream, Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. It was proposed by Slovakia, which fears losing revenues from the transit of Russian gas.