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Step Back in Time: Sept 26, 2023

The Daily Star 26 Sep 2023
26, 1998 ... Sept. 26, 1973 ... Piles will be driven in the lot along Market Street to support the steel and concrete building. The City Engineering Department has abandoned any idea the structure will be completed by Christmas but feels a spring opening is a possibility ... .

Inside the complex effort to rid Maui of toxic fire debris and rubble

The Spokesman-Review 25 Sep 2023
Army Corps of Engineers, which is leading the second phase of the cleanup, estimates that as many as 700,000 tons of ash, concrete slabs and metal scraps will need to be hauled out - about half the amount of debris removed from the World Trade Center site after 9/11.

A Roman solution to Raac’s ruin – is self-healing concrete the answer?

The Observer 24 Sep 2023
Concrete research gets caricatured as the epitome of dull – until the roof falls in ... One dream is to make concrete self-healing ... Pliny the Elder claimed not only that the Roman pozzolanic concrete was “impregnable to the waves” – it will harden underwater, making it ideal for harbour engineering – but also that it is “every day stronger”.

India will outpace China in next four years: BRO chief

Hindustan Times 24 Sep 2023
World’s largest 3D concrete printed campus, set to complete by November. The construction work of world’s largest 3D concrete printed campus, which started in April, is likely to be completed by November ... The 3D printable concrete used was specifically engineered to suit the climatic conditions of Chandigarh.

Sinkholes force changes to fire, police training center

Bowling Green Daily News 23 Sep 2023
The engineer’s recommendation was to change the slab foundation of the facility to a “micropile” one, created by drilling dozens of holes into bedrock and filling them with concrete to allow the structure to bridge any sinkhole that may open up in the future. “I am not an engineer so I equate this to stilts,” Souza said.

India's Moon Lander Has Not Replied to Its First Wake-Up Call

Slashdot 23 Sep 2023
The lander, as expected, did not reply ... But that was wishful thinking ... Sulfur is a useful element in technologies like solar cells and batteries, as well as in fertilizer and concrete. Before it went to sleep earlier this month, Vikram made a small final move, firing its engines to rise about 16 inches above the surface before softly landing again ... 2 ... .

Kings Mountain convenience center temporarily reopened

Gaston Gazette 22 Sep 2023
A Kings Mountain convenience center has temporarily reopened following its closure in August over safety concerns ... 10 due to safety concerns related to the structural integrity of the concrete driving and unloading areas. The engineered cost estimate for demolishing and rebuilding the site is approximately $1.1 million.

A Week In Business – September 22, 2023

The Ocean City Dispatch 21 Sep 2023
Engineering License ... Contreras is a project engineer in GMB’s Structural/Marine Engineering Group, where she provides design using post-tensioned concrete as well as conventional wood framing and masonry, conducts structural conditions inspections and evaluations, and prepares long-term reserve studies.

Omaha's $440 million streetcar project kicks off with digging, lane closures on Farnam

Omaha World-Herald 21 Sep 2023
This first step, called “potholing,” involves drilling 12-inch-wide holes — each about five feet deep — at intervals along the street ... People are also reading… ... The dirt is suctioned out and stored in a truck-mounted container while engineers look under the ground. Then the hole is backfilled with a concrete slurry and the pavement patched up ... .

US in active talks with India to look at producing military systems, says Pentagon official

Indian Express 20 Sep 2023
It identifies some concrete mechanisms by which they can work together to integrate the supply chains ... 'On some of the concrete initiatives, I think the GE engine deal has received some of the most attention in the press,' Iyer said ... The deal provides India access to jet engine ...

Terraria dev "unequivocally condemns" Unity fee changes, donates over $200,000 to other game engines

Games Radar 20 Sep 2023
"The loss of a formerly-leading and user-friendly game engine to the darker forces that negatively impact so much of the gaming industry has left us dismayed to put it mildly ... More concretely, Re-Logic says it will donate $100,000 each to the open source Godot Engine and FNA, with $1,000 monthly donations to both continuing in seeming perpetuity.

In power, Labour will have to act like a wartime cabinet

New Statesman 20 Sep 2023
There are issues with the concrete supply, too. New Civil Engineer magazine has reported that builders blame the crisis-hit HS2 rail line and Hinkley Point C, the nuclear reactors in Somerset, for shortages ... include steel lintels, concrete roof tiles paint, plaster and cabling.

Detroit's Eastern Market building was 'unsafe,' concern for public

Detroit Free Press 19 Sep 2023
The city's Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department, along with the Detroit Fire Department, inspected and made the call on demolishing the property, said Georgette Johnson, spokeswoman for BSEED, adding that "no one, including a structural engineer, can enter" the property.

Biggest Bajaj Pulsar launch confirmed in coming months– Pulsar 400 on cards?

Financial Express 19 Sep 2023
In all probability, the company could bring out a new Pulsar in the 400cc engine displacement category. Bajaj already retails the Dominar 400 in this segment, but it is unlikely to borrow the engine from the power cruiser since it features the older generation 373cc liquid-cooled mill sourced from KTM.Also Read.

How 4 historic buildings became Google workspaces

Google Blog 19 Sep 2023
Considered a marvel of modern engineering, Pier 57 is built on giant floating concrete blocks, or “caissons,” instead of conventional piles ... Pier 57 is considered an engineering marvel due to its innovative use of three hollow concrete caissons to support the main structure, rather than traditional piles.

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