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Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Buildings: What Gives?
Structural
Monday May 25 2015

Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Buildings: What Gives?

According to a recent article in Australian Popular Science, a study of satellite imagery in the aftermath of the first Nepal earthquake has found that part...

Nepal PM Appeals for $US2bn to Rebuild
Structural
Tuesday May 19 2015

Nepal PM Appeals for $US2bn to Rebuild

Nepal's prime minister has appealed for $US2 billion ($A2.47 billion) to rebuild his country, shattered by two massive earthquakes in three weeks that have killed thousands...

Thousands of Engineers Mobilised in Nepal to Inspect Houses
Structural
Monday May 11 2015

Thousands of Engineers Mobilised in Nepal to Inspect Houses

Engineers in Nepal are checking thousands of residential houses and apartments that were damaged during the huge earthquake last month, with about one-third surveyed so far...

“Earthquakes Don’t Kill People; Buildings Kill People.”
Business
Tuesday April 28 2015

“Earthquakes Don’t Kill People; Buildings Kill People.”

I read a comment in the Age newspaper that read: "the orthodoxy among seismologists is that earthquakes don't kill people; buildings kill people."