Archive for June, 2011

Ports in 2060 to be ‘on artificial islands’

Cargotec has come up with what is says is the port of the future. The project, dubbed Port 2060, was devised to spark discussion …

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Scottish govt supports NZ bus deal

While the NZ Govt steers clear of helping KiwiRail build rail wagons in NZ, across the globe Scottish bus maker Alexander Dennis’s $45m deal …

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Roads in south face hit from review

Regional NZ looks set to take another hit in terms of transport infrastructure funding as the Govt continues its focus on big highway projects …

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Queenstown to get airspace redesign

Queenstown’s airport is to get an overhaul of its airspace limitations to allow increased capacity from five operations an hour to 12 or more. …

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Global warming puts ice roads in jeopardy

Ice road trucking, a sizable industry spanning thousands of miles of man-made roads in Northern Canada, could be in jeopardy due to global warming.
UCLA …

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Solar-powered rail tunnel opens

It may sound counterintuitive, but Europe’s first solar-powered railway tunnel has opened in Antwerp, Belgium.
The 3.36km long tunnel forms part of the Paris-Amsterdam …

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Pacifica adds CO2 calculator

Pacifica Shipping has made a CO2 calculator available for its customers to calculate the sea freight component of greenhouse gas emissions.
Food companies in …

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Global movement: African railway boom ahead

More than 33,000km of railway lines are planned to be built in the Middle East and North Africa in the coming years. The region’s …

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