Tag : Collapses
Mosul Dam risks ‘catastrophic failure’Subscription
The Mosul Dam faces a “serious and unprecedented risk of catastrophic failure” with little warning, the US Embassy in Iraq has said.
A new infographic from the University of Ohio’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology explains the five civil engineering failures that lead to design breakthroughs and new technologies.
Five battle for Mackintosh building restorationSubscription
Five companies have been shortlisted to carry out restoration works on the fire damaged Glasgow School of Art.
The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) has released a number of point cloud images of the category A listed Mackintosh Building to aid tenderers for restoration works.
Under construction flyover collapses in KolkataSubscription
A flyover under construction has collapsed in the Indian city Kolkata, causing fatalities and leaving many more trapped by debris.
Inadequate structural stability during construction of the Kolkata flyover project could have triggered its fatal collapse, according to engineers.
Under construction bridge collapses in Germany Subscription
An under construction bridge has partially collapsed in the German city of Schweinfurt, causing a fatality and leaving others seriously injured.
‘Black box recorder’ developed for buildingsVideoSubscription
A smart structural monitoring system has been developed to assess the state of buildings and key infrastructure in the immediate aftermath of earthquakes, explosions and fires.
St Albans sinkhole repairs near conclusionSubscription
Works to repair a sinkhole that opened up in St Albans a year ago is expected to be finished by Christmas, according to Hertfordshire County Council.
Chernobyl clean-up operation reaches milestoneSubscription
A major stage of the clean-up operation at Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been completed.