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Structural flaws in San Francisco skyscrapers: Report for building code modifications

Structural flaws in San Francisco skyscrapers: Report for building code modifications

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The 58-story Millennium Tower and the new-built Salesforce Transit Center developed severe issues and could be inadequate in case of…

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3D printing concrete structures

3D printing concrete structures

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A research team in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has managed to 3D-print concrete structures by the utilization of 2…

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Future methods to address potholes

Future methods to address potholes

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Nowadays, potholes are a phenomenon that engineering design tolerates. However, future projects will address the issue more efficiently.

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Microspheres can improve concrete's mechanical properties

Microspheres can improve concrete's mechanical properties

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Researchers have developed micron-sized calcium silicate spheres that could increase concrete's strength and reduce its environmental footprint.

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First Hydrogen-Powered train in the world launched in Germany

First Hydrogen-Powered train in the world launched in Germany

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The first hydrogen-powered railway, introducing a more eco-friendly technology of transporting, was launched in Germany.

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New design to make bridge spans longer

New design to make bridge spans longer

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Longer bridge spans will be achieved in the future by the utilization of new bridge forms.

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Research reveals new insights about metal structure failure

Research reveals new insights about metal structure failure

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Scientists from Arizonta State University (ASU) have found new data concerning the intergranular stress-corrosion cracking (SCC) of metals.

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Robotics technology transforms current construction industry

Robotics technology transforms current construction industry

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Researchers at Purdue Polytechnic Institute are currently trying to lay the foundation for robotics technology in construction industry.

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World's highest wooden building is taller than even designed

World's highest wooden building is taller than even designed

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The construction that is now considered the world's tallest timber building turned out to be 4m. higher than it was…

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Bridge collapse in Kolkata, India: People trapped

Bridge collapse in Kolkata, India: People trapped

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A part of Majerhat bridge in south Kolkata collapsed resulting in one fatality and trapping several people.

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Explosion in Chicago triggered building's roof collapse

Explosion in Chicago triggered building's roof collapse

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An explosion provoked the roof collapse of Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, located on the south side of Chicago.

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4-story building collapse in Nigeria

4-story building collapse in Nigeria

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A four-story building collapsed killing 3 and injuring at least 18 people in Abuja, Nigeria.

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