12 Years Later: Transforming Fukushima Into A “Region Of Recovery”
12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Fukushima Prefecture has released a video of "Fukushima Now," highlighting reconstruction progress.
Earthquake Risk Map Released From Insurer FM Global
This online resource employs data and seismic hazard models resulting from FM Global's partnership with the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation.
St. Louis Seismic Renovation Completed With Occupants In Place
McCarthy Building Companies employed alternative methods to improve the seismic performance of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO.
Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower
The company’s elevators in this San Francisco high-rise are equipped with technology that will shut the equipment down if an earthquake of more than 3 on the Richter scale is detected.
Seismic Design Training Courses Now Available On-Demand
The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Seismic Risk Reduction From Arup
To help reduce earthquake risk for buildings, Arup provides damage mitigation through advanced “beyond code” techniques.
Earthquake Engineering Lab Gets $12 Million
This will fund the major portion of an expansion of the earthquake engineering lab where, for the past 25 years, researchers have conducted experiments of building and testing large scale structures and bridges to advance seismic safety.
Bouncing Back From A Major Catastrophe
The disaster plans of many international organizations and businesses have been put to the test by recent world events and some were found lacking, according to risk management experts.
Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes
Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti's devastating earthquake.