Photo by Tudor Van Hampton for ENR Laborers sort through rebar arriving at One Horizon Center in Gurgaon, India. In the foreground, rebar cuttings wait to be hauled away for recycling. Related Links: In India, Small Backhoes Mean Big Business Inside Gurgaon, Indias Bustling Commercial Hub A global symbol of offshoring, India benefits from the massive availability of its workers, including throngs of tradesmen on the construction site. The growing Indian economy depends on the world's second-largest population—soon to become the world's largest, overtaking China, according to U.S. Census Bureau projections—to consume more products as its quality of life improves
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.