January 2021, Vol. 248, No. 1

Features

Gas Pipeline Running Under River Humber Enters Record Book

P&GJ Staff Report   A ground-breaking project to lay a gas pipeline beneath the River Humber in the English coastal village of Goxhill has entered the Guinness Book of World Records.   Photo: National Grid The National Grid project is expected to carry a quarter of Britain’s gas beneath the Humber in coming winter months.   The 7,150-ton (6,486-ton), 3.1-mile (5-km) pipe from Goxhill on the south bank to Paull on the north bank is claimed to be the world’s longest hydraulically inserted pipeline. The tunnel is designed to last for 120 years, while the pipe will last 40 years.   “Delivering a project, which is of such importance for the gas t

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