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VISAKHAPATNAM, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Four buried alive at construction site in Visakhapatnam

Two carpenters and two rod benders had gone down to work on a sub-soil retaining wall at a depth of about 40 feet when the mishap occurred. »
More on structural failures AND: accident (general)construction and propertyheavy constructionVisakhapatnam
GUNTUR, Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Scaffolding at under-construction mall collapses

No casualty was reported as no worker was inside the building when the mishap took place. The builder placed the supporting structure at a height of 30 metres from the ground. The workers were laying the slab on the balcony of the second floor when the structure caved in. »
More on structural failures AND: accident (general)Andhra Pradeshconstruction and propertydisaster and accidentheavy constructionhouse building
Paris, Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Death toll in Paris building collapse rises to eight

The death toll in the collapse of a Paris apartment building rose to eight after rescue workers recovered two more bodies on Monday at the site of a suspected gas explosion. Firefighters found the... »
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