Engineering

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

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion

Aug 19, 2018

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution

Bridge in Italy had unusual design, required constant work

Aug 16, 2018

Bridge that collapsed in Italy had unusual design and required constant maintenance

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

Aug 16, 2018

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure

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