Fire Safety and Property Protection Systems for Buildings

Fire safety and property protection systems for buildings requires knowledge and understanding of hazards to decrease the potential fire occurrence and its risk to life and property during fire. Importance of Fire Safety and Property Protection Systems for Buildings When fire is occurred, injury and death might be due to asphyxiation from poisons fume and […]

A New Method of Rapid Rail Bridge Replacement

(Image courtesy of Engineered Rigging.) Bridges are a beautiful example of structural engineering and essential pieces of infrastructure. When a bridge needs repairs, it can take significant amounts of time, effort and capital to complete, all while impeding commerce and increasing travel times. In an effort to bypass some of these limitations, Engineered Rigging has […]

WHAT IS PUMPED CONCRETE?

Pumped concrete is the concrete which is transported to heights by means of pumping using concrete pumps. This method is used where large quantity of concrete work is involved at greater height, where other means of transporting is not easy to do. Concrete pumps have been known for more than 50 years. In modern times, […]

Tokyo’s Incredible Underground Flood Defence Systems

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel (首都圏外郭放水路 shutoken gaikaku hōsuiro?), is an underground water infrastructure project in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan. It is the world’s largest underground flood water diversion facility, built to mitigate overflowing of the city’s major waterways and rivers during rain and typhoon seasons. It is located between Showa in Tokyo and Kasukabe […]