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Collapsed Perth Wall Crumbles Again
Safety
Thursday August 17 2017

Collapsed Perth Wall Crumbles Again

The wall of a historic Perth building that collapsed on top of a car, trapping a woman inside, has crumbled again.

Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures
Structural
Tuesday November 8 2016

Improving Durability Assessments of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Reinforced concrete (RC) structures are durable but not impervious to decay. Deterioration of RC structures is a worldwide problem due to its excessive cost, environmental impact,...

6 Engineering Exec Face Murder Charges after Brazil Dam Collapse
Business
Thursday February 25 2016

6 Engineering Exec Face Murder Charges after Brazil Dam Collapse

Brazilian police in the state of Minas Gerais have accused six Samarco executives and a contractor of murder in connection with the deaths of 19 people...

Samarco ‘Warned’ Well Before Brazil Dam Disaster
Infrastructure
Wednesday January 27 2016

Samarco ‘Warned’ Well Before Brazil Dam Disaster

Brazilian iron ore miner Samarco Minerao SA received serious danger warnings from ground sensors in 2014 and 2015, months before a deadly and environmentally destructive burst...

State Building Regulator Censured for Mt Waverley Collapse
Business
Friday October 16 2015

State Building Regulator Censured for Mt Waverley Collapse

The Victorian Building Authority has come under fire for its failure to undertake sufficient measures to safeguard residents and buildings from incidents such as the Mt...

Saudi King Sanctions Binladin Firm over Collapse
Commercial
Thursday September 17 2015

Saudi King Sanctions Binladin Firm over Collapse

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has sanctioned the powerful Saudi Binladin Group over the collapse of a construction crane at Mecca's Grand Mosque which killed more than...

Surveyor for Collapse Site Also Involved in Docklands Fire Apartment
Safety
Thursday July 23 2015

Surveyor for Collapse Site Also Involved in Docklands Fire Apartment

The Victorian Building Authority believes negligence or error likely played a role in a massive collapse at a building site in Melbourne's Mount Waverley.

10 Dead in Thai Building Collapse
Safety
Friday August 15 2014

10 Dead in Thai Building Collapse

The death toll from the collapse of a six-storey building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand's capital has risen to 10, with at least four...

Civil
Mar 20 2018
Cracks Reported in US Bridge Before Fall

Engineers and state and university officials met hours before a newly built pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing six people, but concluded that a crack in the structure...

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Residential
19 Dec, 2017
Two Dead after Melbourne Balcony Collapse

Two women are dead and 17 people are injured after a balcony collapsed during a Christmas party at a house in Melbourne.

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