27 November 2014
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Award-winning structures at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority (Carrochan) demonstrate the untapped potential of green Douglas fir as a sustainable construction material.
Dangers of working in close proximity to water are ever present. Many engineering projects are constructed close to or directly over water, while others may involve the creation of containers for water. To ensure public safety, taking the precautions outlined in this article is of paramount importance.
In the concluding part of this article, Sean Brady explores in more detail the technical cause of the Quebec Bridge collapse and the human factors that lay behind this.