Flood Damages Historic Buildings
A major flood caused the Pawtuxet River to rise to levels not seen in the last 100 years, undermining two historic buildings. The primary concern was the risk to the public caused by potential further building collapse.
Fertilizer Tank Collapse
Artifacts from the failed tank required identification in the field that would provide evidence of the root cause of the failure. This required a detailed study of site and the position of the remnants of the tank
Blast Furnace Explosion
A blast furnace in the Midwest experienced two incidents that damaged the unit. The first incident occurred due to a loss of cooling water to several circuits.