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Earthquake Royal Commission – eight more technical reports on representative city buildings

As with yesterday’s post, these documents are the supporting technical information underpinning the Royal Commission’s examination of the buildings named (click on the building name to go to the report): Christchurch Women’s Hospital Christchurch Town Hall – 100 Kilmore Street … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission – technical reports on representative city buildings

From the Royal Commission’s website: The Royal Commission’s Terms of Reference require the examination of and reporting on a representative sample of buildings. The majority of these are reported on in Volume 2 of the Royal Commission’s Final Report. The … Continue reading

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Press newspaper’s expose of CTV builder’s fraudulent qualifications

For those of you living outside of Christchurch you may have missed the Press newspaper’s lead story this morning. Headed A life of lies it documents how William Anthony Fisher, construction manager for the company that built the CTV building, … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission – transcript of the Roles and Responsibilities hearing held on 11 September 2012

The Royal Commission has published the transcript of the first day of the Roles and Responsibilities hearing held on the 11th of September. The transcript can be downloaded from here. The first submitter to be heard was John Scarry, a … Continue reading

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Earthquake Royal Commission–Building Management after earthquakes

The Royal Commission published a discussion paper on Building Management after Earthquakes and called for submissions. The summary of the discussion paper read: This discussion paper focuses on how buildings were managed in Christchurch after the September 2010 earthquake. It … Continue reading

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