Bibliography…………………………………………………………………………………………………..11 1. Introduction The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the United States of America’s most known landmarks and icons. Joseph Strauss was the designer of the 2700 meter long bridge in 1932. The Golden Gate Bridge connects San Francisco and the Marin headlands, with a famous colour of International Orange. The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge, which means that the bridge is mainly supported by cables (129 000 kilometres of wire to be exact) stretched between vertical towers.
Emergence. The concept of ‘Maritime Silk Road’ (MSR) was proposed by China’s President Xi Jinping during his Indonesia visit in October 2013. Since the MSR idea was first announced, China has approached all countries strategically located along the key shipping lane from Southeast Asia to Europe across the northern Indian Ocean to seek their partnership to further the aims of MSR concept. The map and details of the MSR were first brought out in April 2013. It essentially involves China helping its MSR partners to develop their port infrastructure, establish production zones and free-trade areas, and enhance coordination to facilitate trade.
China has set up three financial entities - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, New Development Bank and Silk Road Infrastructure Fund. This enabled the initial capital to reach US$40 billion. The One Belt One Road, expected to be completed in 2049, is envisioned as three routes connecting China to Europe, The Persian Gulf, The Mediterranean Sea and The Indian Ocean. This initiative aims to create connections among regional waterways. More than 60 countries, with a combined GDP of about $21 Trillion, have expressed interest in joining the One Belt One Road Initiative.
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE A Specification of the Bridge: In 1994, the Golden Gate Bridge was declared one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, today it is still one of the most famous structures in the world. Construction began in 1933 some people worried it would cost too much, other people worried it wouldn’t be safe but by hiring clever engineers and designers with the use of advanced technology nothing is impossible, according to Kevin Starr (2010) "The Golden Gate Bridge ... offers enduring proof that human beings can alter the planet with reverence" . In 1937, it was completed it only took four years to build it and it became the longest bridge and the tallest bridge in the world. The figure shows a general view of Golden Gate Bridge at night. Wikimedia Commons.
As in 2006 it has handled almost 30 million passengers. Plus Dubai has built their second airport called Al-Maktoum International which is known also as Dubai World Central International airport which will be the largest airport in the world. At first the airport was opened on 27th June 2010 for cargo operations followed by passenger flights in October 2013. The airport is currently under expansion as once completed, this airport will be the world’s largest global gateway with capacity for more than 160 million passengers per year. It will also serve as a multi-modal logistics hub for 12 million tons of freight.
It has a huge geographical expanse 3600 written history, and rich and profound culture. Many aspects of Chinese culture can be traced back to many centuries ago. China culture is so diverse and unique, and harmony, and put forward the valuable wealth of their own to the world. Cultural Analysis of China China culture is one of the oldest in the world. Among them, the culture is the
Xi Jinping, the Chinese President in 2013 during September emphasized on restoring the prehistoric trade routes linking central Asia, Europe and China through developing 3 major corridors through central, northern and southern Xinjiang which is the main source of connecting China with Pakistan and Europe. According to Watson (2006), since ancient times the trade has always been a part of the most important primary pillars. Exchange of goods and services was widespread all around the world through sea, even at times of the absence of financial system. Bernstein (2008) said Silk Route running between Africa to China, is the oldest Economic corridor and is an existing example for economic richness and growth. Silk route has been facilitating exchange of infrastructure philosophies and intellect through continental-connection among Asia, Africa, Europe and America.
Nhat Tan Bridge Lately, Vietnam has a big improvement in the infrastructure area especially with the roads, bridges and the huge size of constructions. This is controlled by the land elements of the territory with a high number of vast waterways. Nhat Tan Bridge, the connection between Noi Bai air terminal and the Hanoi downtown area, was put into operation in 2015. The objective of this project is to enhance transportation capacity for absorbing increasing traffic demand by constructing a bridge over Red River and its approach roads, thereby contributing to the economic development of Hanoi district. Global: “Nhat Tan bridge is seen as a gift of Japanese people dedicating to the 60th anniversary of Hanoi Liberation Day (10/10/1954 – 10/10/2014)”
This pipeline project included Launcher and Receiver stations, a SCADA system, 4 Mainline Valves, Future Off-Takes 30” and 12” and Tie-In to a Metering Station. The pipeline terrains encountered were palm oil plantations, rolling hills, swamps, 1,800 m wide open cut Johor River crossing, 500 m wide open cut Mendana river crossing, 4 HDDs and 12 auger bores. This pipeline runs through three provinces from Grissik (South Sumatera) to Duri (Riau), making this the longest pipeline in Indonesia. This project was completed in 18
INTRODUCTION: The construction wastes are known as solid waste usually not hazardous, produced from various activities like building, demolition, repair and maintenance of construction (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2003). Due to the fast economic development and urbanization, The generation of solid waste has significantly increased worldwide. In general, increased population growth and rising consumer choices have led to a larger production of waste worldwide. Successful waste management requires accurate data. In Oman the government creates now company (Biah) and contract with Spain Famous Company to manage the waste and sent most waste to other country for recycling and saving the environment and human health.