TITLE

Electricity pylons to get a make over

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/6/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7818, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the government of Great Britain has launched a competition for redesigning of electricity poles.
ACCESSION #
62079470

 

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