Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in building standards • earthquake engineering • Kaikoura earthquake • Statistics House on March 31st, 2017.
Design standards and building laws will be reviewed following an investigation into structural damage to Statistics House in November’s Kaikōura earthquake. The Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment’s investigation into the building’s damage in the magnitude 7.8 earthquake was released on Friday. Building and Construction Minister Dr Nick Smith called the building’s performance “unacceptable” and […]
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