A Newsletter from CROSS-UK containing reports on structural safety issues.
Note: this Newsletter was published by CROSS (Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety). Since March 2021, Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety is renamed Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures (CROSS).
A railway asset owner noticed that a 9m cantilever signal structure was sagging alarmingly and stopped trains on the line to investigate the matter.
A reporter is becoming increasingly concerned about some of the new 'exciting' structures and buildings that are being produced, with particular concern about the use of cantilevers in buildings.
Whilst advising a steel fabricator on tendering for a transfer structure steel frame, a reporter's firm noticed a serious design error with the bearing pressures at the supports of a transfer beam.
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