Author: Long-yuan Li
16 October 2020
Ian Firth looks back at the box-girder bridge collapses of 1970 and considers the applicability of the lessons learned to structural engineers today.
Alfrico Adams, a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, looks back at over 60 years of structural engineering in Jamaica and the Caribbean, and the development of local educational and professional bodies in the region.
This month's letters comment on Mike Cook's Gold Medal Address, matters of ethics, questions of climate change and carbon, and the need for sway frames in domestic opening-up projects, among other topics.