The Chinese construction industry continues its marked growth, according to the 2010 ENR/Construction Times Top 60 Chinese Contractors and Top 60 Chinese Design Firms lists. Related Links: The 2011 Top 60 Top Chinese Contractors The 2011 Top 60 Top Chinese Design Firms The rankings are based on 2009 data compiled by Construction Times, a Shanghai-based industry newspaper, using an ENR-designed survey. The Top 60 Chinese Contractors list is based on companies’ total construction contracting revenue, both domestic and international. The Top 60 Chinese Design Firms list is based on each firm’s total design revenue, both domestic and international. According to
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.