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Tag : Natural disasters

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  • C200™ bridge over suruy river, costa rica

    Mabey ships 22 compact bridges to Costa Rica Subscription

    News11 January, 2019

    UK bridge specialist Mabey has shipped 22 Compact 200 (C200) bridge kits to Costa Rica to aid in disaster preparation and planning.  

  • Palu 2

    RedR assisting with recovery in Indonesia Subscription

    News5 October, 2018

    RedR engineers have been on the ground to assist with the earthquake recovery operation in central Sulawesi, Indonesia. 

  • St maarten, by ministery of defense, netherlands via wikimedia commons

    Summer hurricanes call for higher design standardsSubscription

    Analysis9 October, 2017

    ”It is devastating…mind-boggling,” Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit wrote of the damage the morning after Hurricane Maria swept across the Caribbean island. He had posted live updates to social media as the storm raged, writing “my roof is gone. I am at the complete mercy of the hurricane. House is flooding.”

  • hurricane irma on sint maarten

    Caribbean prepares for another major hurricaneSubscription

    News17 September, 2017

    Caribbean Islands already devastated by a deadly hurricane are preparing for another dangerous storm.

  • Mark eastonfinal cropped

    Learning aids disaster responseSubscription

    Exclude from homepages13 September, 2017

    The unpredictable nature of natural disasters requires the engineering community to be immediately thrown into shaping the future of the built environment, and the community which inhabits it.

  • hurricane irma on sint maarten

    Infrastructure priorities in the wake of Hurricane IrmaSubscription

    News11 September, 2017

    Buildings and infrastructure have been destroyed as one of the most powerful hurricanes ever to hit the Atlantic swept across the Caribbean and this morning is hitting the US state of Florida.

  • BIM picture

    Engineers to tackle earthquake resistance Subscription

    News14 March, 2017

    Engineers could design buildings with better earthquake resilience in future thanks to a pioneering new computer model.

  • azure window

    Collapse of Azure Window “unavoidable”Subscription

    News10 March, 2017

    The iconic Azure Window, a natural arch on the coast of Gozo, in the Mediterranean has collapsed.

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    Engineering a better world | How prepared are you?Subscription

    Feature6 March, 2017

    In 2015 the United Nations, with input from 194 member states, launched The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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    Engineering a better world | Getting a bang for every buckSubscription

    Feature6 March, 2017

    The UK spends 0.7% of its GDP on international aid – about £12bn – one of the most generous aid budgets in the world.

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