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Drilled or driven piles with no rebar........They all may come down in a earthquake with ground motion in the least dimension of all the buildings........like dominos
 
Joe Venuti
Johnson & Nielsen Associates
Palm Springs, CA
 
In a message dated 7/1/2009 10:51:07 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, d.topete73(--nospam--at)gmail.com writes:
Overturning safety factor < 1.50 ???  Sucks because the superstructure remained intact...

On Wed, Jul 1, 2009 at 10:38 AM, David L. Fisher <dfisher(--nospam--at)fpse.com> wrote:
Now THAT'S what I call a "shallow foundation"

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Subject: BBC E-mail: Shanghai probes building collapse

David Topete saw this story on the BBC News website and thought you
should see it.



** Shanghai probes building collapse **
Shanghai officials detain nine people in an inquiry over why a nearly
finished building collapsed over the weekend.
< http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/2/hi/asia-pacific/8123559.stm >


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