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Christchurch Home Repairs Set to Reach Halfway Point
Efforts to repair 80,000 houses damaged by the Christchurch Earthquake are about to reach the halfway point, the...
The Sensing City: Sensors To Track How Our Cities Really Work
A new plan would see Christchurch’s CBD fitted with a comprehensive network of sensors to provide real-time information...
Earthquake Resilience: Pipeline of Innovation to Keep Water Flowing
Water pipes that bend and move rather than rupture and break in an earthquake could soon become commonplace.
Hydrogen the Culprit as Steel Rods Snap on $6.4 Billion Bridge
Engineers continue to investigate solutions to repair steel rods which snapped on the seismic retrofit of a San...
Low-Cost Techniques For ‘Earthquake-Proofing’ Homes
Scientists and engineers are developing new techniques to enable construction of houses using traditional, sustainable materials in earthquake...
Leading Engineer Backs Seismic Ratings for Buildings
A structural engineer who pioneered earthquake-resistant design in the US has backed plans for seismic ratings for buildings.
New Zealand Meets to Deal With 25,000 Earthquake-prone Buildings
The nation of New Zealand is coming together to discuss proposals to deal with the nation's estimated 15,000...
New Zealand Earthquake Recovery Home Repairs Top $1 Billion
Investment in home repairs following the 2011 earthquakes in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has reached more...
How Was CTV Building Ever Approved?
Damning findings about the CTV building collapse in Christchurch must serve as a wake up call to New...
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