Shocking! World’s tallest cross-river transmission tower completes stringing in China

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Shocking! World’s tallest cross-river transmission tower completes stringing in China” – below is their description.

How does the world’s tallest power transmission project complete its line stringing across the wide Yangtze River in China? Standing 385 meters tall and 75 meters wide at their base, with 375-meter elevators and so on all setting world standards in the transmission field.

It is also located at the river’s shipping hub where approximately 2,000 ships pass daily, add to the mix the rapid currents and vortices, that complicates the task even more. How does stringing work? Check out the video and find out more!

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The Yangtze or Yangzi is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country. It rises at Jari Hill in the Tanggula Mountains and flows 6,300 km in a generally easterly direction to the East China Sea.

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