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    (November 2011) Terrorist attacks carried out by the Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK are a burden the Turkish stone industry must bear

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    (November 2011) A 7% growth rate is expected for the current year according to the German building industry

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    (October 2011) Water is important, for volcanic eruptions

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    (October 2011) An artificial mountain 2000 m high is a project currently under discussion

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    (September 2011) Onyx-clad and 104 m high – thus were the specifications of the tower conceived to mark the bicentennial anniversary of Mexico

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    (September 2011) The rock cycle is much shorter than commonly assumed

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    (August 2011) China builds one skyscraper every 5 days

    Miscellaneous: Pif, paf, pouf in the woods

    (August 2011) In France a 13th century castle is being reconstructed

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    (August 2011) Latin American economy expects growth of 4.7% on average

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    (July 2011) 26 new hotels are under construction in Chile