Failing retaining wall pushes building sideways

Failing Retaining Wall Pushing Building

A failing retaining wall in Cincinatti is applying enough pressure to an adjacent brick apartment building to actually move portions of the building sideways by about 1-inch. You have to love brick buildings for forensic […]

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ASTM Standards December Update

American Society of Testing Materials Logo - ASTMThis month there are a number of changes to standards relating to masonry units, bricks, dimension stone, etc. There are also some changes to a few standards related to asphalt paving, and groundwater testing. ASTM D6453 – Standard Guide for Format of Computerized Exchange of Soil and Rock Test Data was withdrawn. Read on for the full list.