The GeoWire for the Week of June 29, 2020

Start the week with the latest in the geoengineering world. Here's the GeoWire conversation for the week of June 29. WORK SMARTER. BIG PROJECTS The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has proposed a USD $4.6 billion stormwater and coastal defense strategy to protect Miami against storm surges and rising sea levels. Urban Developer takes a drive through the AUS $4 billion North Connex Tunnel in Sydney. The soon-to-open 9km tunnel runs up to 90m deep at points. It's Australia's longest and deepest road tunnel. Cheers to our friends at Global Synthetics Pty Ltd, which supplied ground improvement materials to the North Connex project! Resource Recommendation: Maximizing Social Value for Infrastructure Projects ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Tree planting is happening on a massive scale...
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