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Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures UK (CROSS-UK)

Read about how we have improved CROSS-UK and expanded its remit to include reporting on fire safety.

CROSS for fire safety

Neil Gibbins discusses CROSS’s expansion into fire safety and the benefits that this will bring to the fire safety sector.

CROSS-UK Newsletter 61

A low detail 2D sketch of various types of structures, including buildings and bridges.

The first Newsletter from CROSS-UK following the expansion into fire safety.

The risk of collapse of multi-storey CLT buildings during a fire

A reporter presents concerns about the fire safety of multi-storey buildings comprised of cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures.

Lessons learned from the 2018 Florida bridge collapse during construction

An annotated illustration explaining the collapse of the FUI bridge in Miami.

This was a bridge of an unusual design and was being constructed in an unusual manner. The main 53m pre-stressed pre-cast concrete span truss was in position when cracks appeared at a node and over a period of almost three weeks they visibly worsened until collapse occurred.

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