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1993 – Highland Towers Collapse, Malaysia

1993 –  Highland Towers Collapse, Malaysia Courtesy By Jamie Nalley On December 11, 1993 at 1:35pm, the first tower of the Highland Towers apartment complex in Selangor, Malaysia fell, ultimately killing 48 people. The cause of failure was attributed to a landslide that occurred due to pipes that burst, allowing for the barren ground near the… Read More »

Modern Technologies on Foundation Retrofitting

Foundation Retrofitting The foundation of any type of structure is the only element of a building unexposed to weather conditions. There is no reason why they have to be taken for granted as this fact makes it almost impossible for foundation repair(foundation retrofitting) to take place. And if in case they would be, it requires… Read More »