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This documentary series focuses on extreme construction projects -- be they the biggest, tallest, longest or deepest in the world -- and the machines used to create extraordinary structures. Episodes include the people responsible for the cutting-edge design and engineering of each build, talking about how concept transformed to reality. The processes that go into staffing and operating the modern marvels once they are completed are also covered.

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Steel, one of the strongest materials on Earth, changes the course of history.
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The USS Virginia represents the first major redesign of nuclear submarines since the end of the Cold War.
aired 186 days ago
The North Branch Correctional Facility in Cumberland, Md., has state-of-the-art technology designed to protect the lives of corrections officers.
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Rising out of the Arabian Gulf is the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a breathtaking new museum, designed by Jean Nouvel to house one of the largest collections of fine art in the world.

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