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China's tallest building nears finish in Shanghai  At 632 meters, the Shanghai Tower in the city's Pudong district is the world's second-tallest building, surpassed only by Dubai's Burj Khalifa Laos approves Mekong 'mega' dam Map of Xayaburi Laos  Laos has given the go-ahead to build a massive dam on the lower river, despite opposition from neighbouring countries and environmentalists   Radioactive material used in construction Map of Nihonmatsu Japan  Gravel quarried inside Fukushima zone has turned up in construction projects in Nihonmatsu, including an elementary school and a condominium Super-canal may prevent floods  Thai authorities are considering the construction of a super-express waterway through Bangkok to prevent future floods   Minister Matsumoto quits over rebuilding  Minister for Reconstruction Ryu Matsumoto has announced his resignation after just a week in the job   US to help Japan reconstruction  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has arrived in Japan on a visit to show solidarity five weeks after the devastating quake and tsunami   Japan nuclear plant work resumes Map of Fukushima Japan
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1. 2016-11-23 Construction site collapse in China kills at least 40 Fengcheng, Jiangxi, Southern China
2. 2015-03-25 Collapse of construction scaffolding in central Vietnam kills 14 Ha Tinh, Vietnam
3. 2014-12-28 Scaffold collapse at Beijing school kills 10
E. 2014-12-26 3 workers die at nuke plant construction site Ulsan, South Korea
2014-05-17 North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Phyongchon, Pyongyang, North Korea
G. 2013-08-02 China's tallest building nears finish in Shanghai Shanghai
H. 2012-11-05 Laos approves Mekong 'mega' dam Xayaburi, Laos
I. 2012-01-19 Radioactive material used in construction Nihonmatsu, Northern Japan
J. 2011-11-16 Super-canal may prevent floods Thailand

Collapse of construction scaffolding in central Vietnam kills 14 Map of Ha Tinh Vietnam  All the victims were Vietnamese subcontractors hired to work on a seaport breakwater project led by Samsung C&T Corp, a unit of Samsung Corp Scaffold collapse at Beijing school kills 10 Map of Tsinghua High School Beijing China  The accident occurred at Tsinghua High School in the city's northwest. All the victims were workers building a school gymnasium 3 workers die at nuke plant construction site Map of Ulsan South Korea  Wrkers are inhaling toxic gas at a construction site for a nuclear plant being built by South Korea's monopoly nuclear power company North Korea reports 'serious' Pyongyang construction accident Map of Phyongchon Pyongyang North Korea
Construction site collapse in China kills at least 40 Map of Fengcheng Jiangxi China


year 2016 Top ^

Nov.23   Southern China
  At least 40 people were killed in a scaffolding collapse Thursday morning in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangxi, state media reported


year 2015 Top ^

Mar.25   Vietnam


year 2014 Top ^

Dec.28   Beijing
Dec.26   South Korea
May.17   North Korea
  Accident last week at a construction site in the capital claimed casualties and triggered a major rescue operation but no death toll was mentioned



year 2013 Top ^

Aug.2   Shanghai


year 2012 Top ^

Nov.5   Laos
Jan.19   Northern Japan


year 2011 Top ^

Nov.16   Thailand
Jul.4   Japan
Apr.16   Japan
Mar.23   Northern Japan
  Engineers have resumed work to restore the cooling system of reactor 3 at Japan's stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant


year 2009 Top ^

May.12   Southern China   Amid rebuilding, scars linger from quake  In 2008 the tremor killed 68,712 people. It left 17,921 missing, more than 374,000 injured and at least 15 million people displaced

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.14   Sichuan   Rebuilding quake zone to cost $147B  National Development and Reform Commission which calls for about 3,400 primary schools to be rebuilt in Sichuan, Gansu and Shaanxi provinces May.31   Sichuan   Race against time to drain 'quake lake'
  Chinese soldiers and engineers were urgently trying to dig a spillway from an earthquake-created lake that is threatening to burst its banks
Apr.14   Beijing Building ban for Olympics  All building sites in Beijing will be shut three weeks before the start of the Games, as the city tries to clear its skies of pollution Feb.29   Beijing Beijing opens jumbo air terminal  Beijing opened a gargantuan glass-and-steel creation built to accommodate a surge in visitors for the Summer Olympics

year 2006 Top ^

Jun.6   China Engineers unleashe power of Yangtze  The engineers blew up a temporary barrier used during construction of the Three Gorges Dam May.20   China Three Gorges dam wall complete
  Building crews have completed construction work across the Yangtze on the world's largest hydroelectric project
May.8   China Three Gorges Dam 'built by May'  Construction of the dam is likely to be finished by 20 May, 9 months ahead of schedule

year 2003 Top ^

Jan.7   Solomon Islands Cyclone-hit islands start rebuilding  The reconstruction of two isolated communities will take at least 6 months


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