Breaking News https://www.thestructuralengineer.info Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:33:13 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb The Notre Dame cathedral devastated by massive fire https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/869-the-notre-dame-cathedral-devastated-by-massive-fire https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/869-the-notre-dame-cathedral-devastated-by-massive-fire The spire of the landmark cathedral collapses-Source: Cnn.com

Notre Dame Cathedral, a historic symbol of Paris for over 850 years, was highly damaged after its famous wooden spire was engulfed by flames and collapsed on Monday, April 15, 2019.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
World's most expensive city to build https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/867-world-s-most-expensive-city-to-build https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/867-world-s-most-expensive-city-to-build World's most expensive city to build

San Francisco has recently turned into the most expensive city to build in the world.

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Mon, 15 Apr 2019 08:45:11 +0000
Safety works to initiate at California's Boca Dam https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/865-safety-works-to-initiate-at-california-boca-dam https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/865-safety-works-to-initiate-at-california-boca-dam Boca dam in California

Officials from the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation have decided to implement safety works at Boca Dam in California that will meliorate its performance during potentially big earthquakes.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Soil Nail Wall Study for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club new Globe Life Field https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/866-soil-nail-wall-study-for-the-texas-rangers-baseball-club-new-globe-life-field https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/866-soil-nail-wall-study-for-the-texas-rangers-baseball-club-new-globe-life-field The soil nail wall that will support the new Globe Life Field

Hayward Baker teamed up with McKinney Drilling Company and GEO-Instruments, Inc. to work on a Soil Nail Wall for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club new Globe Life Field. At over 23505 m2 (total area), the wall is believed to be the largest single permanent soil nail wall in North America.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Fri, 12 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Massive fire explosion in Paris residential building https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/864-fire-explosion-in-paris-residential-building https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/864-fire-explosion-in-paris-residential-building Fire explosion in Paris residential building

A massive explosion was caused by fire in a residential building located in the northeastern area of Paris, France.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Geopier's GP3® ground improvement system to support heavily-loaded grain storage bin https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/863-geopier-s-gp3-ground-improvement-system-to-support-heavily-loaded-grain-bin https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/863-geopier-s-gp3-ground-improvement-system-to-support-heavily-loaded-grain-bin Geopier’s GP3® system to support Madison Farmers’ grain bin

At Madison Farmers in South Dakota, a new grain storage bin has been constructed adjacent to two existing grain storage bins. The Geopier GP3® ground improvement system provided significant cost savings and schedule advantages while keeping the existing grain bins operational.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000
Revealing the brand-new stadium of Tottenham Spurs https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/862-revealing-the-brand-new-stadium-of-tottenham-spurs https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/862-revealing-the-brand-new-stadium-of-tottenham-spurs Tottenham's new stadium

After the end of a 118-year collaboration with White Hart Lane, Tottenham Hotspur, a historic football team in England, will move to a brand-new home.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Projects / Industry Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Ancient building material is re-engineered https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/861-ancient-building-material-is-re-engineered-not-ready https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/861-ancient-building-material-is-re-engineered-not-ready The CobBauge Project

According to British and French scientists, cob, an ancient building material, can be re-produced with current standards in order to be utilized for structural facilities. 

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Research / Academia Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Military facilities found beneath Alcatraz prison https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/860-military-facilities-found-beneath-alcatraz-prison https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/860-military-facilities-found-beneath-alcatraz-prison Military facilities found beneath Alcatraz prison

Archaeologists have found a buried military facility beneath the prison yard of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, which is now controlled by the National Park Service.

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ktsantilas@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00:00 +0000
Building collapses in India: At least 14 people dead https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/859-building-collapses-in-india-at-least-14-people-dead https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/859-building-collapses-in-india-at-least-14-people-dead Building collapses in India At least 14 people dead

On March 19, 2019, a building that was under construction collapsed killing at least 14 people in India.

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secretariat@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000