Breaking News https://www.thestructuralengineer.info Mon, 20 May 2019 16:02:06 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/881-types-of-reinforced-concrete-structures-collapse https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/881-types-of-reinforced-concrete-structures-collapse Types of reinforced concrete structures collapse

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

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Mon, 20 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/884-building-collapse-in-shanghai-at-least-5-casualties https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/884-building-collapse-in-shanghai-at-least-5-casualties Building collapse in Shanghai: At least 5 casualties

At least 5 people were reported dead after a commercial building collapsed in Shanghai on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/880-seattle-buildings-are-less-earthquake-resistant-than-expected https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/880-seattle-buildings-are-less-earthquake-resistant-than-expected Seattle buildings are less earthquake-resistant than expected-Source: Seattletimes.com

A new study suggests than many buildings in Seattle cannot withstand large earthquake incidents.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Designing a skyscraper completely made out of plastic https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/878-designing-a-skyscraper-completely-made-out-of-plastic-not-ready https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/878-designing-a-skyscraper-completely-made-out-of-plastic-not-ready Designing a skyscraper completely made out of plastic

Architects Jaemin Seo and Sanghoon Park from the U.S. designed a fin-shaped skyscraper that is inspired by the Tower of Babel and is completely made out of plastic.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 10 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Building in Brooklyn collapses after being hit by car https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/879-building-in-brooklyn-collapses-after-being-hit-by-car https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/879-building-in-brooklyn-collapses-after-being-hit-by-car Building in Brooklyn collapses after being hit by car

A two-story building located in New York's Brooklyn collapsed after a car crashed into it.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Seaside Way Pedestrian Bridge in California received ENR's 'Best of the Best 2018' award https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/875-seaside-way-pedestrian-bridge-in-california-received-enr-s-best-of-the-best-2018-award https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/875-seaside-way-pedestrian-bridge-in-california-received-enr-s-best-of-the-best-2018-award Seaside Way Pedestrian Bridge

Hayaward Baker, Inc. (HBI) worked on the construction of the Seaside Way Pedestrian Bridge in Long Beach, California. The bridge connects the Long Beach Convention Center and Long Beach Performing Arts Center. This project received ENR's 'Best of the Best 2018' award in the Landscape/Urban Development category.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Opening of the longest pedestrian bridge in North America https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/877-longest-pedestrian-bridge-opens-in-north-america https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/877-longest-pedestrian-bridge-opens-in-north-america Gatlinburg SkyBridge at Skylift Park

A new suspension bridge in Tennessee, U.S., will become the longest pedestrian bridge in North America.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 06 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Crane collapses on a hospital building in West Midlands, UK https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/873-crane-collapses-on-a-hospital-building-in-west-midlands-uk https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/873-crane-collapses-on-a-hospital-building-in-west-midlands-uk Crane collapses on a hospital building in West Midlands, UK-Source: Expressandstar.com

On April 9, 2019, a tower crane partially collapsed onto the roof of Smethwick's Midland Metropolitan Hospital construction site in United Kingdom.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00:00 +0000
San Francisco to highly reduce buildings environmental impact https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/872-san-francisco-environmental-initiative https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/872-san-francisco-environmental-initiative San Francisco to reduce buildings environmental impact

San Francisco is ready to make significant modifications in order to reduce its buildings environmental impact.

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it@geoengineer.org (Structural Administrator) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:56:00 +0000
Financial pressure for California hospitals: Seismic safety upgrades must be implemented https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/871-financial-pressure-for-californian-hospitals-seismic-safety-upgrades-must-be-implemented https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/871-financial-pressure-for-californian-hospitals-seismic-safety-upgrades-must-be-implemented California hospitals to implement seismic safety upgrades-Source: Oshpd.ca.gov

According to a new study, a large amount of money that will range between $34 billion and $143 billion will be invested to improve seismic response of hospital structures in California.

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it@geoengineer.org (Structural Administrator) News on Projects / Industry Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000