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Many types of failure can trigger the collapse of a reinforced concrete building.

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A concrete beam from a bridge located in Chattanooga, Tennessee failed and collapsed injuring one person.

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, a 3-story building collapsed in Lagos, the largest city of Nigeria, causing the death of at least 9 people.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The Opal Tower, located in Sydney's Olympic Park, will have to be repaired after design flaws caused severe cracking.

Friday, 25 January 2019 01:00

The restoration of the historic Iron Bridge

The restoration of the historic Iron Bridge, a symbol of the Industrial Revolution, is about to finish.

The 36-story Opal Tower, located in Sydney's Olympic Park, was evacuated on Christmas Eve after reports for severe cracking.

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  • Date occured Monday, 24 December 2018

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