Earthquake

Resource pages for "Earthquake"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


earthquake

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.
seismic renovation

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.
Salesforce

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 and analysis

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.

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