Tag Archive: Australia

Feb 11 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/11/13): The Recovery in Australia

This week: Australia recovering from flooding, flood lessons for the U.S. from the Netherlands, value pricing step 4: presenting a proposal, and getting past a cultural mindset that rivers should not flood.

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Feb 04 2013

A Few Good Reads (2/4/13): Devastating Floods in Mozambique and Australia

This week: Flooding leaves 68 dead in Mozambique as the Limpopo River overflows, more flooding in Queensland as helicopters rescue more than a 1,000 people and some crazy sea foam from the storm, rebuilding in hurricane zones as conditions potentially worsen, and some great dos and don’ts of restoration. Sixty-Eight Dead as Mozambique Floods Spread …

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Jun 08 2012

Morwell (Australia) River Floods Threaten Power Station (Footage)


A flood crisis has once again hit Australia, this time in southern Victoria. On the Morwell River, the flooding overwhelmed a 40 foot wide levee section, inundating a coal mine that is a key source to Yallourn power station, one of the state’s biggest power stations, which threatens the supply of electricity to a lot …

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Apr 23 2012

A Few Good Reads (4/23/12): The Slow Climb Out of Recession

This week: The slow recovery in the AEC industry, more room needed on the Missouri, the threat of earthquakes to Delta levees, more rain and flooding in NSW, and the potential for photogrammetry to make laser scanning obsolete. The Top 500 Design Firms Start to Rise Above Economic Woes (Engineering News-Record) On the domestic side, …

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