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New Zealand earthquake damage illustrates risks posed by shallow crustal faults

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- The terribly destructive earthquake that just hit Christchurch, New Zealand, was only a moderate 6.3 magnitude, but had certain characteristics that offer an important lesson to cities up and down the West Coast of North Americ...

Recycled Haitian concrete can be safe, strong and less expensive, says...

WESTERVILLE, OH -- Nearly one year after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked the Republic of Haiti, engineering and concrete experts at Georgia Tech report that concrete and other debris in Port-au-Prince could be safely and inexpensively recycled in...

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