Construction-Safety Team Submits Report to Congress
- Design not to blame for World Trade Centre towers collapse. // Building Design;10/29/2004, Issue 1648, p6
Focuses on the report commissioned by the U.S. Congress, which concluded that the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001 has nothing to do with the building design. Examination of events that led to the collapse of the towers; Cause of the collapse according to the report.
- Return to Puerto Rico. Mojica, Dennis // Fire Engineering;Jun97, Vol. 150 Issue 6, p46
Discusses the author's mission to Puerto Rico in investigating the collapsed Humberto Vidal building site. Plans for demolishing the building; Problem encountered on the phase of the operation.
- STUDY ON 9/11 PENTAGON ATTACK CONTAINS NO SURPRISES. Winston, Sherie // ENR: Engineering News-Record;1/27/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the release of 'The Pentagon Building Performance Report' on facts regarding September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Pentagon Building in Virginia. Overview of the report; Requirements for buildings for resistance from collapses published in the report.
- A Joint Testing Strategy that May Be Worth Copying. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/23/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 20, p140
Focuses on the joint collaboration of investigators in the investigation of the Time Square hoist collapse accident in New York, New York. Importance of the joint effort in speeding up the material testing program; Impact of the collaboration on the elimination of finding duplication and cost...
- Avonmouth Bridge collapse inquest opens. // Contract Journal;7/16/2003, Vol. 419 Issue 6435, p1
Reports on the opening of an investigation regarding the collapse of the Avonmouth Bridge at the Bristol Coroners Court in England on July 14, 2003. Casualties at the event; Cause of the incident; Decision of Yarm Road Ltd. and Costain to plead guilty to the health and safety breaches in...
- Overloaded column seen as possible cause of failure. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/30/93, Vol. 231 Issue 9, p9
Reports on the investigation of possible causes behind the collapse of the Royal Plaza Hotel in Thailand on August 13, 1993. Possible overloaded interior column; Defects in workmanship; Foundation failure.
- State Officials Claim Contractor Failed To Brace Girders. Wood, Debra // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/5/2005, Vol. 255 Issue 9, p12
The article reports that Miami-Dade County officials have asked a project's designer, construction manager and a third party to investigate the August 25 Hurricane Katrina-related collapse of two spans of an overpass under construction in suburban Miami, Florida. Florida Department of...
- JOINT FORENSIC TESTING IS NOVEL. Post, Nadine M. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/23/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 20, p13
Reports the collaboration of investigative engineers in the investigation of Four Time Square's hoist failure in New York, New York. Relevance of the joint effort in the avoidance of work duplication and cost minimization; Members of the investigative team; List of parts undergoing routine...
- The State of the Unions. Bloomberg, Jr., Warner; Seidman, Joel; Hoffmann, Victor // New Republic;6/22/59, Vol. 140 Issue 25, p12
Presents an account of the state of Unions in the United States. Reference to victory of many labor- supported candidates for Congress in the 1958 elections; Recognition that the Teamsters have been a tough and effective union; Revealment that the per capita payments to the Teamster national...