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$32mn Highway Bridge Catches Fire and Collapses
Civil
Wednesday May 7 2014

$32mn Highway Bridge Catches Fire and Collapses

A giant overpass being built over one of California's busiest freeways has caught fire and collapsed completely, necessitating the demolition of the entire project.

US:Billion Dollar Blow For US Paint Companies
Residential
Tuesday December 17 2013

US:Billion Dollar Blow For US Paint Companies

A judge has ordered three paint companies to pay 10 California cities and counties $US1.1 billion ($A1.23 billion) to remove lead from millions of older homes.

Apple ‘Spaceship’ Campus Cleared For Launch
Commercial
Friday October 18 2013

Apple ‘Spaceship’ Campus Cleared For Launch

Apple's plan to build a verdant new campus crowned with a shimmering flying-saucer shaped headquarters has been cleared for launch.

UC Scientists Create Interactive Electrical Skin
Buildings
Thursday July 25 2013

UC Scientists Create Interactive Electrical Skin

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have developed what they claim is the world's first interactive network of sensors in the form of a flexible...