Tag : Collapses
Colombia bridge collapse blamed on high loadsSubscription
A bridge expert has said last month’s collapse of a 1,500-foot cable-stayed bridge in Colombia, which killed 10 construction workers, could have been caused by “unusual loads” during construction.
Round Table | Learning from FailureSubscription
Three kilometres from Grenfell Tower, and three months after the fire that claimed at least 80 lives and caused 70 injuries, a debate is staged on “Forensic Engineering: How to learn from failure”.
Two killed in crane collapse in Crewe Subscription
A crane has collapsed on a building site in Crewe killing two people.
Grade II listed bridge reopens after collapseSubscription
A Grade II listed bridge which collapsed in the Boxing day floods in 2015 has reopened following intensive reconstruction work.
China orders work safety overhaulSubscription
Chinese authorities have told safety watchdogs to carry out thorough work safety checks to curb severe accidents and plug holes in safety standards following a fatal incident at a power plant in China’s Jiangxi Province.
Roof collapse at Manchester Victoria stationVideoSubscription
A section of the new roof at Manchester Victoria station has collapsed, injuring members of the public.
Chernobyl clean-up operation reaches milestoneSubscription
A major stage of the clean-up operation at Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been completed.
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.
‘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.
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.