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Homes Evacuated in San Antonio as Hill Crumbles

Associated Press/ 08:00:00 Construction crews moved dirt to shore up a group of houses precariously perched on a crumbling hill in San Antonio on Monday as engineers tried to determine why the land below was shifting, causing dozens of homes […]

Structural Update – Haiti Recovery Ensues

1.21.2010 The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) expresses its deep sorrow for the devastating losses suffered by the people of Haiti in the January 12th earthquake that struck Port-Au- Prince […]

In Haiti, Structural Engineers Begin to Survey Devastation

January 21, 2010 By Nadine M. Post This article first appeared on Engineering News-Record Damage from landslides is common in Haiti. In Port-au-Prince, there is widespread destruction of nonductile concrete structures. Many rubble or unreinforced masonry walls failed. The E-in-plan […]