Breaking News https://www.thestructuralengineer.info Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:55:00 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb School building collapse in Nigeria: At least 9 people dead https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/855-school-building-collapse-in-nigeria-at-least-9-people-dead https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/855-school-building-collapse-in-nigeria-at-least-9-people-dead Nigeria school building collapse

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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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:30:00 +0000
Building in Boston declared ''structurally unsafe": Residents evacuated https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/856-building-in-boston-declared-structurally-unsafe-residents-evacuated https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/856-building-in-boston-declared-structurally-unsafe-residents-evacuated Building in North End, Boston evacuated

A residential building located in 454-464 Hanover Street, North End, Boston, was declared unsafe.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 18 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0000
400 Geopier Impact elements was used to support an MSE wall in Philippines https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/854-400-geopier-impact-elements-to-support-an-mse-wall-in-philippines https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/854-400-geopier-impact-elements-to-support-an-mse-wall-in-philippines Geopier Impact® system was used in the C5 South Link Expressway Project, Philippines

The Geopier Impact® Rammed Aggregate Pier® (RAP) system was used in the C5 South Link Expressway Project, a public works project in Philippines. Approximately 400 Geopier Impact® elements of 5 meter length were installed to support the proposed MSE Wall.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Retaining wall collapses in Holly Springs, North Carolina https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/852-retaining-wall-collapses-in-holly-springs-north-carolina https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/852-retaining-wall-collapses-in-holly-springs-north-carolina Holly Springs Target retaining wall collapse

A retaining wall, located in a Target store in Holly Springs, North Carolina, gave way at about 4:15 p.m. local time, on February 23, 2019.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0000
4 methods to repair active cracks in concrete https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/851-4-methods-to-repair-active-cracks-in-concrete https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/851-4-methods-to-repair-active-cracks-in-concrete Active cracks in concrete

The four most efficient methods to repair active cracks in concrete are presented below.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Geopier X1® elements to provide retaining wall support https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/849-geopier-x1-elements-to-provide-retaining-wall-support https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/849-geopier-x1-elements-to-provide-retaining-wall-support Geopier X1® system is being installed to reinforce the soft clay

Geopier X1® elements are being installed to provide retaining wall support at the IA 141 Ramp B and Meredith Drive roadway project in Polk County, Iowa.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Titan’s Practice Facility Sidewalk by Hayward Baker https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/846-titan-s-practice-facility-sidewalk-by-hayward-baker https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/846-titan-s-practice-facility-sidewalk-by-hayward-baker Titan’s Practice Facility Sidewalk by Hayward Baker

The Tennessee Titans football organization required a new sidewalk and path alongside a lake to connect the existing practice facility with new office space in an annex across the street. Hayward Baker worked with PBG Builders, Inc. to install helical piles for the deep foundations system.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Northwoods camp building collapse caught on camera https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/850-northwoods-camp-building-collapse-caught-on-camera https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/850-northwoods-camp-building-collapse-caught-on-camera Northwoods camp building collapse caught on camera-Source: Channel3000.com

The weight of a thick layer of snow caused the collapse of a 70-year old building located at a scout camp in Wisconsin's Northwoods.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Improving concrete's fire resistance with tire fibers https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/847-improving-concrete-s-fire-resistance-with-tire-fibers https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/847-improving-concrete-s-fire-resistance-with-tire-fibers Improving concrete's fire resistance with tire fibers

In a new study, researchers have developed a method to improve concrete's performance when subjected to fire using recycled fibers from tires.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00:00 +0000
NY's Armory Show Art Fair: Severe issues after structural flaws detected in Pier 92 https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/848-armory-show-art-fair-must-tackle-with-severe-structural-flaws-in-ny-s-pier-92 https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/848-armory-show-art-fair-must-tackle-with-severe-structural-flaws-in-ny-s-pier-92 Piers 92-94, New York

The 25th anniversary edition of the Armory Show, scheduled to take place on March 7, 2019, has to deal with significant structural flaws in New York's Pier 92.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00:00 +0000