Egypt

More than 35 Potain tower cranes are working on the construction of the New El Alamein City, an urban development being built on Egypt's northern coast. The cranes were sold by International Development Programmes (IDP), Potain's dealer for Egypt. The high-profile project will offer year-round living and accommodate a population of more than 3 million across an area of approximately 52,000 acres.

CAIRO (AP) -- It's an ancient worry facing a modern challenge. Anxiety over water is growing in Egypt as Ethiopian leaders press forward with plans to build a massive dam that officials fear will block the flow of the Blue Nile. Addis Ababa started construction of the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in 2011 when Egypt's leaders were consumed with the Arab Spring uprising that ousted longtime President Hosni Mubarak.

CAIRO (AP) — On the Giza Plateau outside Cairo, thousands of Egyptians are laboring in the shadow of the pyramids to erect a monument worthy of the pharaohs. The Grand Egyptian Museum has been under construction for well over a decade and is intended to showcase Egypt's ancient treasures while drawing tourists to help fund its future development.

Was your week a little busy? No worries! Here is a recap of the most popular stories from our website over the past week: Work To Begin On 57-Story Skyscraper After Years Of WaitingAfter over 7 years of struggling, construction of a 57-story skyscraper in Mexico City has finally been given the go ahead for construction.

CAIRO (AP) — A fire broke out on April 29 at the building site of the new Egyptian museum — the future site of some of the country's most unique and precious artifacts — but caused no significant damage or injuries, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry said.

It's Wednesday Wrap-Up time and just in case you missed it, here is your recap of some of the most popular stories from our site over the past week:New Discoveries Reveal How Ancient Workers Moved Stones To Build The Great PyramidForty-five hundred years ago, Pharaoh Khufus 481 ft.

Forty-five hundred years after it was built, archaeologists have discovered proof showing how ancient Egyptians moved stone to construct the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. To build Pharaoh Khufu's 481-ft.-tall pyramid around 2,600 B.C., Egyptians had to transport 2.5-ton blocks of limestone and granite up to 500 miles to the site.

With many projects set to wrap up in the coming months around the world, 2018 is quickly turning into the year of memorable architecture. CNN recently compiled a list of buildings set for completion this year:China Resources Headquarters, Shenzhen, China: Designed by KPF Associates, this 72-story skyscraper made primarily of steel and reinforced concrete will be home to offices, a museum, retail space, performance hall and auditorium.