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“Water is the New Fire”: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Water Conservation

By Luke Carothers Yaron Dycian describes himself as a serial entrepreneur.  Over the last 30 years, Dycian has worked in fields ranging from cyber security...

ASU Engineers Offer Insight on Tempe Railway Bridge Collapse

Structure age, collision event, and fire could all be contributors to collapse This article originally appeared in ASU Now. The Union Pacific Salt River Bridge, a...

How Fire Causes Office-Building Floors to Collapse

NIST tests could lead to stronger building codes, improved design tools. By SL. Choe, S. Ramesh, W. Grosshandler, M. Hoehler, M. Seif, J. Gross and...

Simpson Strong-Tie Supports California Wildfire Relief Efforts

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has donated $10,000 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund...

Performance-based structural fire protection

ASCE SEI announces research grant to develop, write, and publish procedural guidance. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the...

Think Wood Research Library offers fire and seismic studies

The Think Wood Research Library, launched in 2017, is now stocked with nearly 900 unique pieces of research to aid architects, engineers and other industry professionals in building safe, high-performing buildings, the industry group reported.

Three-alarm fire destroys wood-framed apartment building under construction

More than 100 firefighters from the Denver Fire Department responded to a blaze at an apartment construction site a mile from the Colorado State Capitol building, raising questions, yet again, according to the Build with Strength coalition, about the use of combustible materials in mid-rise residential housing projects.

Maryland fire shows need for increased safety, not legislation

The construction phase of any building represents a relatively short period of time in the lifespan of a structure and a unique set of risk scenarios are present.

Maryland apartment fires renew calls for stronger building codes

A five-alarm fire broke out at a wood-framed apartment complex under construction in College Park, Md., leaving the building at risk of collapse.
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