One of the companies that helped build the Humber Bridge more than 40 years ago has secured the contract for a year-long inspection programme covering the structure’s main cables.
A partnership between Scotland’s Heriot-Watt University and rail industry body RSSB plans to develop a robotic system to facilitate closer inspection of the arches of railway bridges.
Rapid developments in drone technology are expected to enable a wider range of applications in the bridge inspection field. Shekhar Scindia, David Day and Matt Bacon reveal the trials being conducted by a bridge owner in the USA
Mumbai Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has opened the tender process for the inspection of a series of bridges.
Delaware River Port Authority has appointed Modjeski & Masters to carry out the 2018 biennial inspection of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the USA.
Dywidag-Systems International has acquired specialist cable inspection and maintenance company Alpin Technik und Ingenieurservice which is based in Germany.
The use of unmanned aerial systems has seen rapid growth in the engineering, construction and inspection sectors. John Zuleger and Alicia McConnell explain how they are being used for cable inspections
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Transport has appointed a consulting team to inspect all the bridges on the national highway network.
Fujitsu has developed a system that it says is successful in estimating the degree of internal damage to bridges.
Site staff have been ordered to conduct non-destructive concrete strength tests on Hong Kong’s portion of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge projects to allay public concern following allegations of faked results.
Three construction inspection contracts with a total value of more than US$20 million have been awarded for the project to replace the Scudder Falls Bridge and improve its approaches.
IABMAS 2018 provides a great opportunity for international specialists in the field of bridge engineering to share experiences, innovations, achievements and knowledge.
A study by the Japanese government has found that 141 bridges have structural problems requiring urgent attention.
Technology originally developed for use in the heritage industry is expected to transfer to the bridge inspection sector in the next two years, enabling rust to be detected from 100m away, writes José Maria Sánchez de Muniáin.
The relaxation of the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules on commercial unmanned aerial vehicles in the USA has just taken effect; Jose Maria Sanchez de Munian reports on what it will mean for bridge inspection
The National Highways Authority of India is to carry out inspections of all its old bridges following this month's fatal collapse of a British-era structure.
Five cases of material falling from bridges have been highlighted in the latest Confidential Reporting on Structural Safety newsletter, in a timely reminder of the danger of hidden defects on bridges.
The Delaware River & Bay Authority (DRBA) has carried out a trial on the use of drones to make bridge inspections safer while reducing costs.
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