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Tag : Collapses

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  • colombia usable

    Colombia bridge collapse blamed on high loadsSubscription

    News9 February, 2018

    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.

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    Round Table | Learning from FailureSubscription

    Commercial14 November, 2017

    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”.

  • NCE stock health and safety

    Two killed in crane collapse in Crewe Subscription

    News22 June, 2017

    A crane has collapsed on a building site in Crewe killing two people.

  • Tadcaster Bridge

    Grade II listed bridge reopens after collapseSubscription

    News5 February, 2017

    A Grade II listed bridge which collapsed in the Boxing day floods in 2015 has reopened following intensive reconstruction work.

  • China Fengcheng power plant collapse in cooling tower

    China orders work safety overhaulSubscription

    News28 November, 2016

    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.

  • Manchester Victoria station

    Roof collapse at Manchester Victoria stationVideoSubscription

    News19 October, 2016

    A section of the new roof at Manchester Victoria station has collapsed, injuring members of the public.

  • Chernobyl Construction of end walls

    Chernobyl clean-up operation reaches milestoneSubscription

    News Insight7 October, 2016

    A major stage of the clean-up operation at Chernobyl nuclear power plant has been completed.

  • StAlbans sinkhole 3x2

    St Albans sinkhole repairs near conclusionSubscription

    News3 October, 2016

    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 Sensor without casing

    ‘Black box recorder’ developed for buildingsVideoSubscription

    News9 September, 2016

    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.

  • German bridge collapse

    Under construction bridge collapses in Germany Subscription

    News16 June, 2016

    An under construction bridge has partially collapsed in the German city of Schweinfurt, causing a fatality and leaving others seriously injured.