Tag: Earthquake

New Jersey Earthquake

4.8 Earthquake Shakes East Coast: Strongest In 250 Years

From Maryland to Maine, communities unaccustomed to temblors felt the earth move beneath their feet this morning. Here are 15 helpful hints on how to check your facilities for earthquake damage.

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

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.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Did You Miss Our Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.

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This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .