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Description: One of the world’s greatest engineering marvels is being overhauled as work crews blast through hills to widen and deepen the Panama Canal to make room for a new generation of mega-ships.

Source: Reuters.com

Date: 11/18/2009

Link:  http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNewsAndPR/idUSN1834602520091118

Questions for discussion: 

  • Summarize the economic value of this project to local as well as international businesses.
  • How can it be expected to affect transportation decisions by businesses conducting international trade?

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