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The big dig

Michael Orsler

The big dig

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Michael Orsler.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20980922M
ISBN 100091041104
OCLC/WorldCa200254

Engineering Issues APEGM Ethics and the Big Dig 2/7/ 9 yNot enough money to fix the remaining leaks, etc. yAs evidence of problems, treachery and cost over- runs appeared, each was featured in local media. yFor nearly 20 years, Big Dig problems have been “headline news”. yThese chronically contentious problems have resulted in bad relations between the Press,File Size: KB.


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