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  1. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Harbin probe blames overloaded trucks, not bridge, for collapse

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Harbin disaster nothing to do with bad design or construction, city says; others are sceptical Probe blames heavy trucks for bridge collapse A Harbin ... suspension bridge last month. The inquiry into the August 24 collapse found that the combined weight of four trucks travelling in the same lane exceeded the bridge's capacity and caused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1040981/harbin-probe-blames-overloaded-trucks-not-bridge-collapse
  2. News - China - CONSTRUCTION

    Concern after deadly bridge collapses on mainland

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Experts say 18 collapses since 2007 is not true figure and blame poor quality and undue haste Concern over mainland bridge safety Safety a concern after at least 135 killed by collapsing bridges At least 18 bridges have collapsed on the mainland since 2007, killing 135 people, according to the records of the State Administration of Work Safety. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1023922/concern-after-deadly-bridge-collapses-mainland
  3. News - China - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Shoddy work leaves trail of sinkholes, collapsed bridges across mainland

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Shoddy construction has left a trail of sinkholes and collapsed bridges across the mainland Death lurks along roads to ruin Rushed and irresponsible ... several others. Similar problems have caused at least 18 bridges to collapse over the past five years, leaving at least 135 people dead. Professor Song Xiang, who teaches civil engineering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1036234/shoddy-work-leaves-trail-sinkholes-collapsed-bridges-across-mainland
  4. News - China - ROAD TRAGEDY

    3 die in collapse at Yangmingtan Bridge, Harbin

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com 3 die in collapse at new 15km suspension bridge Three die in collapse at new 15km bridge Three people were killed and five injured yesterday when an approach ramp on the longest bridge in northern China collapsed after only nine months in operation. Four trucks loaded with construction materials were on the ramp when the 100-metre section ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1022757/3-die-collapse-yangmingtan-bridge-harbin
  5. Workers blamed for bridge collapse

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Huang Yuanxi yuanxi.huang@scmp.com Part of a nearly completed bridge collapsed in the northeast province of Liaoning late on Monday afternoon, and the local government said worker ... and third pillars had collapsed onto dry land, though most of the bridge spans a river. No casualties were reported in the collapse, which occurred around 5pm. Media reports indicated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004511/workers-blamed-bridge-collapse
  6. News - Asia

    13 killed as flyover collapses in Bangladesh

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chittagong Flyover collapses At least 13 people were killed and dozens were feared missing after a flyover under construction collapsed in Bangladesh's ... but a police constable said dozens could be trapped under the debris. Witnesses said more than 50 construction workers and vegetable hawkers had gathered near a pond under the bridge at the end of work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1090831/13-killed-flyover-collapses-bangladesh
  7. News - Hong Kong - HONG KONG-ZHUHAI-MACAU LINK

    Worker killed, 14 injured in bridge project accident

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Jennifer Ngo, Ada Lee

    ... Bridge worker killed in platform collapse One worker died and 14 were injured when a platform collapsed yesterday during reclamation for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project near Chek Lap ... on the second of three work platforms inside a 31-metre-wide steel caisson, a large pipe used for foundations in bridges, at 10.30am. Initial information indicated the work platform that collapsed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1069778/worker-killed-14-injured-bridge-project-accident
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Safety probe after Japan road tunnel collapse kills 9

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 02:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan ordered inspections of ageing highway tunnels on Monday after a fiery collapse that killed nine people, as suspicion over the cause of the accident ... at the Sasago tunnel, which passes through hills near Mount Fuji, 80 kilometres west of Tokyo. Footage from inside the tunnel showed concrete panels had collapsed in a V-shape, possibly indicating some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1096481/safety-probe-after-japan-tunnel-collapse-kills-9
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Bridge worker's death avoidable, says help group

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU AND ADA LEE

    ... sites, after a worker building the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge died in an accident. The tragedy on Thursday could have been avoided if the Labour Department had enforced more stringent safety ... Harbour Engineering. Tam died after a platform that held him and 20 other workers collapsed during reclamation for an artificial island near Chek Lap Kok airport. A steel panel crushed his ribs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1070619/bridge-workers-death-avoidable-says-help-group
  10. Train kills 9 villagers on bridge

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wei Hanyang hanyang.wei@scmp.com Nine villagers died after being struck by a cargo train yesterday morning as they walked along a railway bridge near the port city of Qinhuangdao, Hebei ... the 15-metre-high bridge. The victims apparently chose to walk on the bridge because a parallel bridge that connected to their work places had become inaccessible after persistent rains and floods along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008515/train-kills-9-villagers-bridge

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