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The Insurance Aspect

Column: One Hundred Minutes of Terror that Changed the Global Insurance Industry Forever

posted on 10/07/2006

By Robert P. Hartwig

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 produced insured losses larger than any natural or man-made event in history.

Total life and non-life insurance losses are expected to reach at least $40 billion. The losses sustained by the insurance industry were unprecedented in virtually every respect, producing…


Added by Gina Judd on November 11, 2011 at 9:34am — No Comments


Role of the Structural Engineer in Demolition

Rob Clarke, BEng, CEng, MICE, MIStructE

Keywords: structural engineer, demolition, hazards, temporary works, sequence, collapse, mechanism, pre-weakening, explosive, long-reach, pulverise

  1. 1.     Synopsis

Rob Clarke has thirty years’ experience as a civil & structural engineer. After a career with Buro Happold designing new structures, five years ago he joined one of…


Added by Gina Judd on November 9, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

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