Sunday, August 21, 2011

Sand For The City

Singapore is one of the fastest growing cities in the whole world. Of course that means: sand. Where is Singapore is going to get all that sand when as at the southern tip of the Thai-Maly peninsula it has very limited resources. This city-state is a rich cosmopolitan center of world-wide economic value and thus has been growing unstoppable for the last decades. According to The Oregonian's article by Denis D. Gray (Associated Press) who using U.N. statistics finds that 14.6 million tons of sand were imported by Singapore last year. This is the story at The Associated Press.

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