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February 20,2013

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building code to address the threat of a tsunami.

December 29,2011

California regulators responsible for enforcing earthquake safety laws have failed to certify more than 16,000 construction projects in California...

October 18,2011

The AISC T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award is presented annually by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and recognizes an outstanding...

August 11,2010
MIT today announced the creation of the Concrete Sustainability Hub, a research center established at MIT in collaboration with the Portland Cement...
August 11,2010
Three decades after its original construction in the early 1970s, the Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System Building 1 fell far short of...
August 11,2010
In 1985, the city of San Diego ordered the historic Balboa Theatre, its beleaguered performing arts center, to be shuttered due to seismic safety...
August 11,2010
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) announces the formation of a new technical committee on Building Information Modeling (BIM) of Concrete...