News - TheCivilEngineer.org - TheCivilEngineer.org https://www.thecivilengineer.org Mon, 18 Oct 2021 12:00:39 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Water pipe bridge collapses in Japan: people forced to line up for supplies https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2537-water-pipe-bridge-collapses-in-west-japan-people-are-forced-to-line-up-for-supplies https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2537-water-pipe-bridge-collapses-in-west-japan-people-are-forced-to-line-up-for-supplies Water pipe bridge collapses in Japan: people forced to line up for supplies

A water pipe bridge over the Kinokawa River in Japan collapsed on October 3. One day after the collapse, the water supply continued to be cut off in

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Fri, 15 Oct 2021 07:01:52 +0000
The effect of rock shape on rockfall risk assessment https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2536-the-effect-of-rock-shape-on-rockfall-risk-assessment https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2536-the-effect-of-rock-shape-on-rockfall-risk-assessment The effect of rock shape on rockfall risk assessment

A new study from ETH Zurich university and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF sheds light on the impact of rock shape on rockfall

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Research / Academia Fri, 15 Oct 2021 06:58:27 +0000
Georgia: Part of building collapses causing several fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2535-georgia-part-of-building-collapses-causing-several-fatalities https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2535-georgia-part-of-building-collapses-causing-several-fatalities Georgia: Part of building collapses causing several fatalities

A five-story building collapsed in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi on Friday, and several people are believed to be trapped in the rubbl

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Wed, 13 Oct 2021 08:41:55 +0000
Magnitude 6.1 quake in Tokyo: blackouts but no tsunami warning https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2534-magnitude-61-quake-in-tokyo-blackouts-but-no-tsunami-warning https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2534-magnitude-61-quake-in-tokyo-blackouts-but-no-tsunami-warning Magnitude 6.1 quake in Tokyo: blackouts but no tsunami warning

No reports of major damage, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said, after the strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1, which jolted Tokyo

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Mon, 11 Oct 2021 09:15:53 +0000
Wittpenn Bridge in New Jersey opens after 10 years https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2533-half-a-billion-dollars-costed-the-new-wittpenn-bridge-which-opens-after-10-years https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2533-half-a-billion-dollars-costed-the-new-wittpenn-bridge-which-opens-after-10-years Wittpenn Bridge in New Jersey opens after 10 years

After a decade and half a billion dollars, the Wittpenn Bridge in New Jersey is available to the public starting Saturday October 2nd. The new Wittpe

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) News on Products & Services Fri, 08 Oct 2021 08:02:05 +0000
39 miners trapped underground and rescued in Ontario, Canada https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2531-39-miners-trapped-underground-and-rescued-in-ontario-canada https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2531-39-miners-trapped-underground-and-rescued-in-ontario-canada 39 miners trapped underground and rescued in Ontario, Canada

39 workers were trapped in an underground mine in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada but all of them were eventually rescued. The Totten mine, owned and oper

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Thu, 07 Oct 2021 08:27:45 +0000
The longest 3D-printed concrete bicycle bridge https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2532-3d-printed-concrete-bicycle-bridge-the-longest-in-the-world https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2532-3d-printed-concrete-bicycle-bridge-the-longest-in-the-world The longest 3D-printed concrete bicycle bridge

The Dutch city of Nijmegen has now the longest concrete 3D-bicycle bridge in the world. The length of the bridge is 29 meters. The bicycle bridge has

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Thu, 07 Oct 2021 02:24:08 +0000
Landslide swept away a multistory building in India https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2530-landslide-swept-away-a-multistory-building-in-india https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2530-landslide-swept-away-a-multistory-building-in-india Landslide swept away a multistory building in India

A multistory building was carried away by a landslide in India The incident occurred on September 30, 2021, in the region of Kachighati, Shimla locat

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Mon, 04 Oct 2021 09:58:40 +0000
Australia: Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes near Melbourne https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2527-australia-magnitude-59-earthquake-strikes-near-melbourne https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2527-australia-magnitude-59-earthquake-strikes-near-melbourne Australia: Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes near Melbourne

A 5.9 magnitude quake hit near Mansfield in the state of Victoria in southern Australia on Wednesday September 22th at 2:15 a.m local time, as the Ge

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info@thestructuralengineer.info (TheStructuralEngineer.info) Other News Fri, 01 Oct 2021 03:20:41 +0000
How to tackle underground stations inundation https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2526-how-to-halt-underground-stations-inundation https://www.thecivilengineer.org/news-center/latest-news/item/2526-how-to-halt-underground-stations-inundation How to tackle underground stations inundation

As weather phenomena tend to become more intense, a crucial question is how to protect the underground infrastructure from flooding events. A report

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info@geoengineer.org (Geoengineer.org) News on Natural Disasters / Failures Fri, 01 Oct 2021 02:51:09 +0000