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RE: Concrete vs. Steel

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Not to mention criminal fraud on the part of contractors who purposely left
out material in order to save costs. I heard somewhere that on contractor
had multiple collapses except, miraculously, for the couple of buildings he
buit for himself. Now for the Code of Hamurabai.

Mark E. Deardorff, SE
Deardorff & Deardorff, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark T. Swingle [mailto:mswingle(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 1:22 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Concrete vs. Steel

The problems in Turkey were apparently due almost
entirely to two factors: 1) poor detailing, and 2)
poor material quality.