Extreme Engineering

2003, TV Show

Full Episodes(31)

Latest Episode: Hong Kong Cable Car

Jul 12, 2006 Season 4 Episode 6 watch on (Subscription)

On Hong Kong's mountainous Lantau Island, a team of experts is building one of the most impressive cable car systems the world has ever seen.

Offshore Oil [HD]

Nov 22, 2004 Season 2 Episode 9

America runs on oil. One-third of that oil gets pumped from wells drilled in the Gulf of Mexico. Follow the dangerous construction of the real workhorses of America's offshore drilling industry- the massive and mobile contraptions known as jack-up rigs
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Excavators

Nov 15, 2004 Season 2 Episode 8

At the world's largest open pit iron mine, a $10 million new, custom-built super shovel is commissioned to meet a sudden worldwide surge in the demand for iron. Will miners find success with the fastest, most technologically advanced excavator ever made?
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Millau Viaduct [HD]

Nov 08, 2004 Season 2 Episode 7

In a remote corner of France, traffic between the south of France and Paris and the north have run into huge bottlenecks. Designers and engineers are working to open the region by building a bridge to leap across the 1.3-mile wide gorge.
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Cooper River Bridge [HD]

Sep 26, 2004 Season 2 Episode 6

Charleston, South Carolina, is the construction site of the longest cable-stay bridge in America. Its signature 500-foot, diamond-shaped towers and ribbon-thin, eight-lane road surface will ensure its place among the world's most stunning structures.
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Oakland Bay Bridge [HD]

Sep 01, 2004 Season 2 Episode 5

The New Bay Bridge is the biggest construction project in California history. This two-mile, earthquake-proof road will replace the most heavily trafficked bridge in the country-the span linking San Francisco to Oakland and the East Bay.
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Iceland Tunnels

Aug 04, 2004 Season 2 Episode 4

The Eastern Highland, a vast plateau 100 miles south of the Artic Circle, is the site of a bold challenge of extreme engineering. World-class tunnel diggers are carving more than 45 miles of tunnels through solid rock hundreds of feet underground.
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Container Ships

Jul 28, 2004 Season 2 Episode 3

New cargo vessels are changing the industry. Shipbuilders are making them so huge, they require the re-dredging and retrofitting of the world's cargo ports and canals.
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Venice Flood Gates [HD]

Jul 14, 2004 Season 2 Episode 2

Find out what measures are required of Venetians as experts attempt to keep the world's most beautiful city from going underwater.
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Turning Torso [HD]

Jul 07, 2004 Season 2 Episode 1

Build the tallest skyscraper in Northern Europe? Only hope they're up to the challenge. And there's a catch: this twisted nightmare of a structure has to complete a 90-degree turn before reaching its final floor, 600 feet up.
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