CANADA: Inch-by-lnch

"You've heard of the Big Inch and Little Inch pipelines," said Bob Amberger, a veteran construction boss on some of the world's biggest oil and gas lines. "Well, this one's the Inch-by-lnch."

Foreman Amberger was talking about the $82 million Trans Mountain Pipe Line now being driven through the Rocky Mountains to carry Alberta oil to the Pacific Coast. For 700 miles, from Edmonton west to Vancouver, the pipeline will follow the famed Yellowhead Pass route through the mountains, where the Canadian National Railways line was built 40 years ago, at a cost of millions of dollars and hundreds...

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