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Latest structural design issues released

Structural safety watchdog CROSS (confidential reporting on structural safety) has released its July newsletter which highlights the latest series of potential structural design and maintenance and construction issues brought to its attention.
Reports in this month newsletter include comment on:- wind damage to cladding on industrial buildings- maintenance and inspection of brick-built Scottish tenements - use of masonry support props - dangerous removal of internal structure during refurbishment- the failure of counter weight supports on Liverpool' Plank Lane Bridge earlier this yearCROSS was set up last year to collate, monitor and report incidents of dangerous of potentially dangerous structural engineering performance and relies on construction professionals to confidentially report incidents they witness.Related links:Today's top stories

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