Saturday, November 1, 2014

2014 - OCT - Infrastructure Collapse

2014-10-31 - Bridge under construction collapses in coastal Jakarta (Indonesia), 4 killed:

2014-10-31 - Newly-constructed five-story building collapses in Pune (India), at least 1 killed:

Quote: "In a ghastly replay of the 2013 Thane building collapse tragedy, a newly constructed six-storey building collapsed in Pune’s suburban region of Narhe-Ambegaon early on Friday morning, trapping a 28-year-old youth under the debris."

Note: Some stories say it was a 5-story building, some say it was a 6-story building, and some say it was a 7-story building. So, at least five...

2014-10-30 - Building collapses in Connellsville (Pennsylvania):

2014-10-30 - Buddhist temple collapses at 1:45 AM near Sugar Land (Texas):

2014-10-30 - Chunks of concrete fall off Silas Creek Parkway bridge in Winston-Salem (North Carolina):

2014-10-28 - Two-story residential building collapses in Banaswadi (India), near Bangalore, 1 killed, 4 injured:

2014-10-27 - Porch collapses at home on the South Shore in Chicago (Illinois), near Lake Michigan, girl seriously injured:

2014-10-22 - Major power outage blacks out 30,000 homes for half an hour in Ottawa (Canada):

2014-10-21 - Building collapses onto street in the French Quarter in coastal New Orleans (Louisiana):

Quote: "New Orleans authorities are trying to determine the cause of a French Quarter building collapse that left a pile of rubble on Royal Street late Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 21)."

2014-10-21 - Building partially collapses onto the Queen Alexandra Bridge over the River Wear in Sunderland (Britain):

2014-10-21 - Factory partially collapses into pond in Cambodia, 4 injured:

Quote: "A police chief confirmed that four Cambodian workers were injured on Tuesday when a portion of the floor in a garment factory caved-in into a pond that was constructed below."

2014-10-18 - Ceiling partially collapses onto men in Mineola (New York), on coastal Long Island, 2 injured:

2014-10-17 - Grate collapses at concert venue in Seongnam (South Korea), 16 killed, concert planner jumps off building and dies:

2014-10-16 - Porch suddenly collapses at home in Troy (Pennsylvania), 3 injured:

Quote: "It wasn't known why the porch collapsed. A person who was at the residence said the cement broke and the porch caved in."

Note: Hydrogen sulfide is corrosive to steel and concrete/cement so over time it will degrade stuff made out of such materials, and we'll be seeing more incidents like this, along with buildings and bridges collapsing, water and sewer and gas pipes rupturing, etc.

2014-10-15 - Building under construction partially collapses near school in Noida (India), 1 killed, 25 injured:

2014-10-14 - Building about to collapse in Jersey City (New Jersey), eight buildings evacuated:

2014-10-14 - Retaining wall starts collapsing on I-70 bridge in Rostraver (Pennsylvania):

2014-10-12 - Vacant building collapses in Joplin (Missouri):

2014-10-11 - Chunk of bridge falls onto traffic in Willoughby Hills (Ohio):

2014-10-11 - Bakery collapses in New Delhi (India), at least 1 killed:

2014-10-10 - Roof collapses onto people and cars at strip mall in Fontana (California), 7 people trapped, rescued:

2014-10-09 - Building under construction collapses in Rollinsford (New Hampshire), near the coast:

2014-10-08 - Rolling brownouts hit the Rio Grande Valley (Texas):

2014-10-07 - Building collapses on Rosecroft Lane in Welwyn (Britain), 1 lightly injured:

2014-10-07 - I-75 bridge over the Ohio River crumbling in Cincinnati (Ohio):

2014-10-06 - Building partially collapses onto man in coastal Bridlington (Britain), 1 killed:

2014-10-04 - Building collapses in Abuja (Nigeria), people trapped:

Quote: "The current trend of building collapse in Nigeria is becoming increasingly worrisome."

2014-10-02 - Major power outage blacks out parts of coastal Santa Barbara and Montecito (California):

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