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Sinkhole Opens on Sydney’s Millionaires’ Row
Civil
Thursday February 9 2017

Sinkhole Opens on Sydney’s Millionaires’ Row

A sinkhole the size of a backyard swimming pool has opened up in Sydney's exclusive eastern suburbs, blocking traffic, cutting power and interrupting personal training sessions.

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.

Idle Building Site Behind Sydney’s Apartment Block Sinkholes
Structural
Thursday May 7 2015

Idle Building Site Behind Sydney’s Apartment Block Sinkholes

The flooding of an empty building pit is believed to have played a key role in the formation of two sinkholes the opened up next to...

Engineers Salvage NSW Homes from Sinkholes
Buildings
Monday June 2 2014

Engineers Salvage NSW Homes from Sinkholes

Sinkholes resulting from the presence of old, abandoned mine workings threaten the integrity of luxury homes in the NSW seaside town of Swansea Heads.

Sinkhole Collapses Part of Corvette Museum
Strata
Thursday February 13 2014

Sinkhole Collapses Part of Corvette Museum

A sinkhole has collapsed part of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky, damaging eight cars but not shutting down the building.

10 Foot Sinkhole Engulfs Motor Vehicle Whole
Infrastructure
Friday July 5 2013

10 Foot Sinkhole Engulfs Motor Vehicle Whole

A sinkhole in the Ohio city of Toledo swallowed a vehicle and its driver whole after a spate of heavy rain and a burst water pipe...