Engineering

California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse

Oct 8, 2018

One year after wildfires devastated Northern California's wine country and destroyed thousands of homes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' first experience cleaning up after a wildfire has turned into an expensive bureaucratic mess.

Engineers search for cause in cracked beam at transit hub

Sep 27, 2018

San Francisco officials are struggling to find the source of unusual cracking in support beams that shut down a $2 billion transit center

Amnesty: Firm by Qatar 2022 World Cup site didn't pay wages

Sep 26, 2018

Amnesty International says contractor involved in projects around stadium for 2022 World Cup didn't pay its workers

Report: Most dams in Hawaii have 'high hazard potential'

Sep 15, 2018

The vast majority of Hawaii's state-regulated dams are considered to have "high hazard potential," according to a 2017 infrastructure report by the American Society of Civil Engineers

The Latest: Report: 124 Hawaii dams 'high hazard potential'

Sep 15, 2018

Workers continue to pump water out of a Honolulu dam after heavy rains prompted an evacuation warning

New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data

Sep 4, 2018

A replacement bridge under construction at the nation's second-busiest port isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters _ it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists

Corps: No new impacts found in Dakota Access pipeline review

Aug 31, 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed more than a year of additional study of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, saying the work has substantiated its earlier determination that the pipeline poses no significant environmental threats

Foxconn giving $100 million to UW-Madison for partnership

Aug 27, 2018

Foxconn Technology Group says it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which is one of the largest gifts in the school's history

The Latest: Foxconn, UW-Madison sign $100 million agreement

Aug 27, 2018

Foxconn Technology Group says it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

Aug 20, 2018

Experts determined last February that corrosion of the metal cables encased in pressed concrete had reduced by 20 percent the strength of the highway bridge that collapsed last week

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