Posts Tagged ‘construction’

Minnesota Court of Appeals upholds Line 3 permit allowing construction to continue

Image Credit: Stop Line 3 The Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the Public Utilities Commission’s 2020 approval of the Line 3 pipeline. The Sierra Club, along with several other environmental groups filed an appeal that challenged the pipeline’s permit issued by the PUC. The ruling comes after a series of protests led by thousands of […]

A Native-Led Fight Against Pipeline Construction Has Begun In Minnesota

Above Photo: Ellen Schmidt/MPR News. Native water protectors in Minnesota are waging a battle against the Line 3 pipeline construction which violates their treaties and threatens the environment. A native-led battle for the environment is being waged in Minnesota. On June 7, water protectors from the territories of the Anishinaabe tribes — which include members […]

Lake Mead Falls to Lowest Water Level Since Hoover Dam’s Construction in 1930s

Via: USA Today: Lake Mead has declined to its lowest level since the reservoir was filled in the 1930s following the construction of Hoover Dam, marking a new milestone for the water-starved Colorado River in a downward spiral that shows no sign of letting up. The reservoir near Las Vegas holds water for cities, farms and […]

Minister inspects recreational port construction in northern Iran 

Minister inspects recreational port construction in northern Iran  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Friday paid a visit to the construction possess of a recreational port in Gilan province. The minister Also promised to attract investors and to convince the government to assist in purchasing pleasure boats and […]

Laid-Off American Construction Workers Dress Up As Russians In Hopes Of Getting Job On New Russian Pipeline

Laid-Off American Construction Workers Dress Up As Russians In Hopes Of Getting Job On New Russian Pipeline STEELE CITY, NE—Placing a Russian Ushanka fur hat on his balding head, 51-year old former Keystone XL Pipeline worker Allen Brokeson excitedly danced a little Russian jig he had been practicing. He was preparing for a weeks-long voyage […]

On this day: Suez Canal construction begins

April 25 marks the 162nd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of what would become one of the world’s most strategically and commercially important waterways: Egypt’s Suez Canal.Beginning in 1859 on the shores of what would later be known as Port Said, the endeavor was sparked by a need to create a shorter trade […]

On this day: Suez Canal construction starts

April 25 marks the 162nd anniversary of the beginning of the construction of what would become one of the world’s most strategically and commercially important waterways: Egypt’s Suez Canal.Beginning in 1859 on the shores of what would later be known as Port Said, the endeavor was sparked by a need to create a shorter trade […]

Water Protectors Block Line 3 Construction In Honor Of Earth Day

By Resist Line 3. Popular Resistance. April 24, 2021 NOTE: Listen to this interview with Dawn Goodwin of the RISE Coalition on Clearing the FOG to learn more about the struggle to stop the Line 3 tar sands pipeline and how you can support it.   – MF Hill City, MN – Early Friday morning, five […]

Biden Appoints Construction Worker Donaldio Trumptinez To Finish Border Wall

CHULA VISTA, CA—President Biden has been looking for a general contractor to head up the completion of the border wall as the immigration crisis spins out of control. He went through a stack of applications on his desk, and one of them stood out to him: one Donaldio Trumptinez, a construction foreman with years of wall-building […]

Jerusalem approves construction of 540 housing units beyond city’s 1967 lines

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Teen construction worker, 15, seriously hurt on site; ministry opens probe

The Labor, Social Affairs, and Social Services Ministry said Sunday it was investigating the serious injury of a construction worker, age 15, at a building site in the central city of Tira. Hezi Schwartzman, head of the occupational safety directorate at the ministry, said investigators and police would visit the site to open a probe […]

Caravan Disrupts Line 3 Construction Routes

By Alex Binder and Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. March 15, 2021 Carlton County Triggers Backlash. Carlton County, MN – On Friday, February 19, a family-friendly caravan disrupted traffic at several Line 3 construction routes. During the event, authorities announced a baseless bomb threat via FEMA’s Wireless Emergency Alerts system. The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office also made unsubstantiated […]

Satellite Images Show Illegal Chinese Construction in Philippines During Pandemic

The Chinese Communist Party continued to expand its illegal construction on Philippine territory in the South China Sea throughout the coronavirus pandemic, satellite images published this week indicated. China claims the entirety of the South China Sea, including territory legally belonging to the Philippines, Taiwan, Brunei, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Beijing also claims waters off the […]

EU living in ‘alternate universe’ over criticism of construction in strategic Jerusalem neighbourhood

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / EU living in ‘alternate universe’ over criticism of construction in strategic Jerusalem neighbourhood February 17, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article The decision by the Israel Lands Authority last month to award contracts to several building companies allowing them to begin marketing 1,257 new […]

Road construction in Palestinian town near Nablus damages important archaeological site

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Clark: Effects of Halted Border Wall Construction Echo Across U.S.

There is a common saying, “when America sneezes, the world catches a cold.” I also believe when the border region sneezes, America feels it. Whether you are building a border wall or plan to discontinue the work, the impacts are felt far from the construction site. In Eagle Pass and Del Rio, Texas, an existing […]

Striking Workers Halt Construction At Future Amazon Warehouse

By Lauren Kaori Gurley, Vice. February 9, 2021 Above photo: Teamsters. Workers walked off the job at the site of a future Amazon warehouse in Oxnard, California on Thursday because Amazon’s contractor hired non-union, out-of-state workers for the project. Roughly 75 workers walked off the job on Thursday at the construction site of a future […]

RH – OBRY (Paleo-Hebrew) Word Construction with Jon from Indiana

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Israel shut eight construction sites a day in 2020 over safety hazards

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Iran Begins Construction At Underground Nuclear Facility Amid U.S. Tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has begun construction on a site at its underground nuclear facility at Fordo amid tensions with the U.S. over its atomic program, satellite photos obtained Friday by The Associated Press show. Iran has not publicly acknowledged any new construction at Fordo, whose discovery by the West in 2009 […]

Archaeological trove spanning millennia emerges from construction work in ancient Jaffa

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Ancient oil lamp workshops discovered in Israeli neighbourhood under construction

Browse > Home / News / Ancient oil lamp workshops discovered in Israeli neighbourhood under construction December 15, 2020 by TPS Read on for article Excavations during the construction of a new neighbourhood in Ramat Beit Shemesh unearthed dozens of pottery oil lamps, two bearing the symbol of the Temple menorah. Finds from the Beit […]

Smooth move: Hibernating SNAKES disrupt construction of Tesla factory in Germany

Construction of a Tesla gigafactory outside Berlin has ran into an unexpected problem, after a German court ordered land clearing works to stop over concerns they might disrupt the rest of snakes hibernating through winter. The stop was ordered by an administrative court in Frankfurt an der Oder on Tuesday. According to a spokesman for […]

When ‘aliens’ show up at a West Bank construction site

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The latest evil details of the ‘master plan’ for ‘Jewish construction’ in West Bank. And what will Biden do?

A week back a friend sent me the picture above: An EU delegation went to a hilltop in the occupied West Bank to denounce building plans for a new Israeli settlement and got heckled so angrily by Jewish nationalists that they had to leave. According to the Jerusalem Post, the people waved Israeli flags and […]

Iran’s parliament demands construction of heavy water reactor

Iran’s parliament on Tuesday passed a bill requiring the country’s atomic agency to build a new heavy water reactor and operate a metal uranium production plant as part of efforts to challenge international sanctions on its nuclear program, state media reported. The parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission spokesman, Abolfazl Amouei, was quoted by […]

Dozens protest Israeli construction in unique West Bank ecosystem

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Sewage Construction Uncovers Head of Greek God Hermes in Athens

Construction workers have made a remarkable discovery in Athens. The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced that the ancient bust of the Greek god Hermes was unearthed in remarkably good condition during sewage work in the heart of the city on Friday 13 th November. It was probably part of a hermaic column, which were […]

Fearing a Biden settlement freeze, Jerusalem expedites construction beyond Green Line

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Israel set to freeze fines for illegal construction, mainly in Arab towns

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