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The production of cement results in more pollution in the environment than all the trucks and just 1% less than all the cars worldwide.

One of the longest covered bridges in Ohio, constructed more than 150 years ago, collapsed.

An explosion at the University of Nevada, Reno, caused the partial collapse of a dormitory building on Friday, July 5, 2019.

Several floors in 2 buildings near Vienna's center collapsed after (possibly) a gas explosion.

Morandi, a bridge that partially collapsed less than a year ago, was finally demolished.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 01:00

Shocking bridge collapse in Chinese river

A road bridge partially collapsed sending 2 vehicles into a river in south China.

The iconic Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood is undergoing a $1.5 billion expansion, with a gleaming 36-storey, guitar-shaped hotel as its stunning centerpiece. Alongside the glass-fronted hotel on the edge of an expansive lake, the complex will also feature what's claimed to be the largest pool area in the Caribbean, plus an expanded casino and new show venue. The KELLER team of Hayward Baker and HJ Foundation worked on the foundation support system for all of the proposed new buildings.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:45

Calculate the Maximum Shear Stress

A steel bar with diameter d = 14 mm is subjected to a tensile load P = 10 kN (see figure). (a) What is the maximum normal stress σmax in the bar? (b) What is the maximum shear stress τmax?

After Opal's tower incident, a second building in Sydney suffered critical damage due to cracking raising concerns about Australia's building codes.