Breaking News https://www.thestructuralengineer.info Sun, 25 Aug 2019 10:28:28 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Two Houses collapsed in Chile: At least 6 fatalities https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/916-two-houses-collapsed-in-chile-at-least-6-fatalities https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/916-two-houses-collapsed-in-chile-at-least-6-fatalities Two Houses collapsed in Chile

At least 6 people were reported dead after two houses collapsed in Valparaiso, a major city and port of Chile located about 75 kilometers northwest of Santiago.

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vkallim@hotmail.com (Vasilis Kallim) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Roof collapse in Netherlands football stadium https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/915-roof-collapse-in-netherlands-football-stadium https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/915-roof-collapse-in-netherlands-football-stadium Roof collapse in Netherlands football stadium

The roof of the AZ Alkmaar club stadium partially collapsed as a result of strong winds.

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 13 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000
The legendary Tintagel Castle Bridge is open to the public https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/914-the-legendary-tintagel-castle-bridge-is-open-to-the-public https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/914-the-legendary-tintagel-castle-bridge-is-open-to-the-public The legendary Tintagel Castle Bridge is about to open

The iconic Tintagel Castle footbridge, located in Cornwall, U.K., opened to the public on August 11, 2019.

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it@geoengineer.org (Structural Administrator) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 12 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Bridge collapse in Yorkshire may reroute the Road World Championships https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/912-bridge-collapse-in-yorkshire-may-re-route-the-road-world-championships https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/912-bridge-collapse-in-yorkshire-may-re-route-the-road-world-championships Grinton Moor bridge-Tour de France 2014

A bridge collapse near Yorkshire will probably result in changing the route for the UCI Road World Championships 2019.

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 06 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Washington Monument re-opens in August 2019 https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/911-washington-monument-re-opens-in-august-2019 https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/911-washington-monument-re-opens-in-august-2019 Washington Monument re-opens in August 2019

After years of repairs, Washington Monument will re-open in August 2019. 

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 05 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Jakarta is sinking into the sea: Construction of massive wall suggested https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/910-jakarta-needs-a-massive-wall-to-prevent-sinking-into-the-sea https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/910-jakarta-needs-a-massive-wall-to-prevent-sinking-into-the-sea Jakarta needs a massive wall to prevent sinking into the sea

According to the Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, a massive sea wall must be constructed around Jakarta, the capital city of the country, otherwise, it will sink into the sea in the following decades.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 02 Aug 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Everton's new stadium design revealed https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/908-everton-s-new-stadium-design-revealed https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/908-everton-s-new-stadium-design-revealed Everton's new stadium

Everton, an English professional football club based in Walton, Liverpool, has revealed a plan for a $620 million new stadium.

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Wed, 31 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Hayward Baker constructed an earth retention system adjacent to the Potomac River https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/909-hayward-baker-constructed-an-earth-retention-system-adjacent-to-the-potomac-river https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/909-hayward-baker-constructed-an-earth-retention-system-adjacent-to-the-potomac-river The TRD wall was designed to function as both a permanent cut-off and temporary earth retention system.

Robinson Landing is a $185 million, mixed-use development that covers a full city block on the Potomac River waterfront in Alexandria, VA. Despite the challenges of working on the Potomac River adjacent to historic buildings, Hayward Baker constructed a watertight TRD earth retention system on time and with minimal movement.

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eleni-pav@hotmail.com (Eleni Pavlopoulou) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 29 Jul 2019 09:41:44 +0000
First 3D-printed building in Dubai https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/907-first-3d-building-in-dubai https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/907-first-3d-building-in-dubai First 3D printed building in Dubai

The first building realized via 3D printing technology in Dubai will be developed by Emaar Properties, a real estate company.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 29 Jul 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Cement's production high environmental footprint https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/902-cement-s-production-high-environmental-footprint https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/902-cement-s-production-high-environmental-footprint Cement's production high environmental footprint, Source: ngmblocks.com

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

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Wed, 24 Jul 2019 01:00:00 +0000