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Warning Wellington's location may add more complexity to earthquake design

RNZ 28 Jun 2022
The engineering firm whose report spurred workers to leave a Wellington multi-storey building warns that designing for earthquakes may get harder. The Ministry of Education moved out of its head office in Bowen Street a month ago, saying its engineers Aurecon rated it at 25 percent of New Building Standard (NBS) due to the concrete floors.

Electrified highways could one day power electric vehicles on the road

WPTV 28 Jun 2022
Inside the accelerated pavement testing facility at Purdue University, engineers are applying pressure on a segment of concrete and asphalt ... So, class eight and class nine, large-scale trucks,” said Steve Pekarek, an electrical and computer engineering professor at Purdue University.

Sheetz rebuild on Charles Boulevard underway

Reflector 27 Jun 2022
In July engineers told City Council that the existing entry on Charles Boulevard will be converted to a right turn-only driveway ... Department of Transportation, and Rivers and Associates engineering firm, to construct a concrete median which will eliminate left turns ... .

Dubai Municipality announces regulations and services for 3D printing in construction work

Gulf News 27 Jun 2022
Dubai Municipality has launched several technical activities centred around 3D printing technology — including building engineering consultancy, building contracting and ready-mix concrete casting — in line with the Dubai 3D Printing Strategy launched by His Highness Sheikh ...

Detour ahead: Major rehabilitation project planned for US 33/US 50 interchange

The Athens News 26 Jun 2022
"The existing concrete pavement in the interchange area is from 1973. The pavement has served the interchange well, but is past its useful life," said ODOT District 10 Pavement Engineer Matt First in a press release from ODOT. "As opposed to overlaying the existing concrete, new ...

Major rehabilitation project planned for US 33/US 50 Interchange

The Athens Messenger 26 Jun 2022
"The existing concrete pavement in the interchange area is from 1973. The pavement has served the interchange well, but is past its useful life," said ODOT District 10 Pavement Engineer Matt First in a press release from ODOT. "As opposed to overlaying the existing concrete, new ...

Trump and his allies will repeat Jan. 6 if necessary

The Philadelphia Tribune 26 Jun 2022
Michael Luttig is a highly regarded former federal judge with rock-solid conservative bona fides. Appointed by former president George H.W ... 6 ... Standing over a deep crater left from a bomb blast that upended cars, shredded concrete blocks and turned rebar into pretzel strands, an engineer told me how proud he was that the skyscraper was still standing.

Ladakh diaries: Making memories in the lap of nature

Indian Express 26 Jun 2022
The hot sip went down like molten lava into our stone-cold beings, revving up our sputtering engines for the journey ahead ... An otherwise monotonous drive, broken only by the slow churning of wheels on the concrete and the drone of the engine, was rendered far less as the scenic beauty kept unravelling itself.

Residents at ease despite structural concerns of Jordan building

Hong Kong Standard 24 Jun 2022
Concrete fell from the walls and ceiling, allowing the eyes to see the rusted steel bars within ... The department continued that it ordered the owner on January 23 to commission qualified professionals and registered engineers to inspect the structure of the flat and submit a proposal of fixing the damaged concrete parts. .


Colorado Springs Business Journal 24 Jun 2022
719-475-8133 Engineering Firm ... Founded in 2002, Torch Technologies was the brainchild of two engineers who decided to create a modest employee-owned firm in Huntsville, Alabama ... Classic Consulting Engineers & Surveyors ... HCDA Engineering ... Transit Mix Concrete. Transit Mix Concrete Co ... Department of the Army Corps of Engineers and has been since 1996.

On Anniversary of Surfside Tragedy, New Book Coaches Residents to Identify Warning Signs

Longview News-Journal 24 Jun 2022
From his 30-plus years in engineering and construction, Batista has a unique vantage point on the inner workings of the construction, concrete repair, and structural engineering industry in South Florida ... to prod along who aren't necessarily engineers, they aren't contractors."

Judge gives final approval to ‘remarkable’ $1 billion Surfside condo collapse settlement

Finger Lakes Times 24 Jun 2022
The defendants, including the building’s security company, condo association law firm, consulting engineer on its 40-year recertification and renovation plan, and the developer and builders of the luxury condo next door, will pay portions using their insurance coverage.

Using microorganisms to make 'green' cement

The Buffalo News 23 Jun 2022
There, the, company will make bio-cement, a zero-carbon alternative to what's called, portland cement, the most common, type of cement and a basic ingredient, of concrete ... Concrete is one of the most widely, used materials in the world, Burnett, said ... It is combined with rocks, and sand to form concrete.

Chennai: Quality checks for storm water drain in question

The Times of India 23 Jun 2022
Two weeks ago, the civic body called for tenders to appoint project management consultants who will monitor the entire laying work that begins with the concrete mixture and other materials being tested till the drain is complete ... Chief engineer, S told TOI that the role of the consultant does begin at the site when the concrete mix is prepared.

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