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Manslaughter Charges for Crane Operator in Philadelphia Building Collapse - WFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 04:12

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Manslaughter Charges for Crane Operator in Philadelphia Building Collapse
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“No subsequent inspection occurred to indicate there was any unsafe conditions,” Williams said. “We did not follow up and we are definitely looking into that.” Nutter promised a “wide-ranging investigation” into how and why the building collapsed. In ...
Fallout mounts in Philadelphia building collapseChampaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Worker on marijuana arrested in deadly Philly building collapseDigitalJournal.com
Report: Philadelphia demolition went on despite citizen complaintsArabic UPI.com
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Philadelphia building collapse: Crane operator to be charged with manslaughter - abc7.com

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 21:58

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Philadelphia building collapse: Crane operator to be charged with manslaughter
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Councilman James Kenney and others are calling for a review of the city's demolition application and inspection process. The city does check the condition of buildings to be torn down before demolition can begin - and inspects them again after the tear ...
After building collapse, Council calls for action, introduces legislationPhilly.com (blog)
Manslaughter Charges for Crane Operator in Philadelphia Building CollapseWFJA Classic Hits and Oldies 105.5 FM
Officials probe deadly Philadelphia building collapseCBS News
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BREAKING: OSHA Inspected Philly Building Collapse Site, But Did Not Shut It ... - In These Times

Fri, 06/07/2013 - 01:23

In These Times

BREAKING: OSHA Inspected Philly Building Collapse Site, But Did Not Shut It ...
In These Times
Yesterday, a four-story building undergoing demolition in Philadelphia's Center City district collapsed directly onto the Salvation Army store next door. According to Reuters, six people were killed. Already, questions are being raised about whether ...
L&I Shuts Down Center City Bar With Connection to 22nd and Market Building ...Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
Complaints of shoddy work, unsafe conditions before collapsePhilly.com
Philly building collapse preceded by report of 'unsafe conditions' on blockNewsworks.org
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6 Dead as Building Collapse Search Ends - ABC News

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 22:19

ABC News

6 Dead as Building Collapse Search Ends
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"No subsequent inspection occurred to indicate there was any unsafe conditions," Williams said. "We did not follow up and we are definitely looking into that." Nutter promised a "wide-ranging investigation" into how and why the building collapsed. See ...

Concerns About Demolition Voiced Weeks Before Collapse - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 21:07

New York Times

Concerns About Demolition Voiced Weeks Before Collapse
NBC 10 Philadelphia
Officials said the property next door at 2136 Market Street was not inspected because demolition work had not begun. “The property 2136 [Market Street], commonly known as the Hoagie City building, that demolition had not yet started. That building was ...
Focus in Philadelphia Building Collapse Turns to Demolition Contractor's ExpertiseNew York Times
Officials probe deadly Philadelphia building collapseCBS News
After building collapse, Council calls for action, introduces legislationPhilly.com (blog)
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Philadelphia mayor: Citizen complaint of neighboring building prompted follow ... - BreakingNews.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 20:08

Philadelphia mayor: Citizen complaint of neighboring building prompted follow ...
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Loading items... Philadelphia building collapse. Philadelphia mayor: Citizen complaint of neighboring building prompted follow-up inspection, but not of building that collapsed - @briantaff6abc. Story metadata: Submitted June 6, 2013, 2:42 p.m. GMT by ...

No More Survivors Found in Philadelphia Building Collapse, Search Ends - ABC News

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 17:36

ABC News

No More Survivors Found in Philadelphia Building Collapse, Search Ends
ABC News
The search-and-rescue operation for additional victims of the Philadelphia building collapse ended this afternoon after 14 people were rescued and six were killed. Mayor Michael Nutter told ABC News that officials were confident there were no more ...

Search goes on after deadly Philadelphia building collapse - CBS News

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:47

Search goes on after deadly Philadelphia building collapse
CBS News
Officials said every demolition project gets two inspections — one before work begins and a second when most of the building is down. The building that collapsed was one of three being taken down. Officials said they received a complaint in early May ...

Seven apply for Stark County chief building official - Canton Repository

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 08:39

Seven apply for Stark County chief building official
Canton Repository
Brett Hendricks of Youngstown, a registered architect with BSHM Architects since 1982 and a certified plans examiner with the Mahoning County Building Inspection department since 1994. Paul R. Konys of Rocky River, building commissioner for Bedford ...

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Building safety questioned after collapse - ABC17News.com

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 03:45

Building safety questioned after collapse
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"We'll go through all of our inspection criteria for that structure and make sure that it meets at least the minimal standards on a residential and commercial end," said building inspector Glen Miller of Jefferson City. Anyone who has concerns about a ...

City seeks to seize control of Arnold Building - Providence Eyewitness News

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 22:07

City seeks to seize control of Arnold Building
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The Providence City Council is set to give Mayor Angel Taveras the green light to seize a landmark downtown building that's been decaying for years. The council's Ordinance Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to allow ...

Bessemer building inspector, former Lipscomb councilman arrested on bribery ... - al.com (blog)

Wed, 06/05/2013 - 20:16

Bessemer building inspector, former Lipscomb councilman arrested on bribery ...
al.com (blog)
BESSEMER, Alabama - A Bessemer building inspector and a former Lipscomb City Council member were arrested today on charges they demanded kickbacks from an electrical contractor during an inspection process. Cornell Hall, who is a Bessemer ...

Tower Building elevator inspection on the way - Elgin Courier News

Fri, 05/31/2013 - 06:06

Tower Building elevator inspection on the way
Elgin Courier News
ELGIN — A five-year elevator inspection at the city's iconic Tower Building is set for later this month. Via email Friday, Neal Pitcher noted that the city's elevator inspection firm, Thompson Elevator Service, had finally goten back to the building's ...

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A Bangladesh Factory Inspector's Grueling Day in the Life - Businessweek

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 21:48

A Bangladesh Factory Inspector's Grueling Day in the Life
Businessweek
Kmart stopped sourcing from Ratul Fabrics in May and evacuated workers after being informed by a government inspector that the building was unsafe, Tracie Walker, general manager of Kmart Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, writes in an e-mail. A ...

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Dirty Jobs in Government: Building Inspection - Government Technology

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 20:06

Government Technology

Dirty Jobs in Government: Building Inspection
Government Technology
Thermographic cameras let inspectors survey thermal efficiency from inside or outside a building by detecting infrared radiation. The cameras produce images called thermograms, which depict temperature variations. These tools aren't new, but ...

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Inspectors Must Find Cause to Building Collapse - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 05/30/2013 - 09:48

Inspectors Must Find Cause to Building Collapse
AllAfrica.com
THE collapse of a section of the steel girders supporting the eastern verandah of Mohamed Mussa Wholesalers, killing one construction worker and injuring others, raises a number of issues. The building itself appears sound and well-maintained.

Collier County building permit fees are reduced - The News-Press

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 05:12

Collier County building permit fees are reduced
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The Collier County Board of County Commissioners approved a 5 percent reduction in set building permitting and inspection fees in its biweekly meeting Tuesday. The vote slashes most fees associated with permitting, review and inspection in the county ...
Collier County cuts fees to boost building industryWink News

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Inspectors to visit Wildwood condominium following deck collapse - KSDK

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 22:15

KSDK

Inspectors to visit Wildwood condominium following deck collapse
KSDK
They were built to code then, but now many of the decks are in violation and potentially dangerous. Building inspectors will return to Sandal Wood Creek on Wednesday with plans to examine 60 decks. If inspectors find issues, the condo owners will have ...

Augusta man rescued from Pleasant Street fire in critical condition - Kennebec Journal

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 14:47

Augusta man rescued from Pleasant Street fire in critical condition
Kennebec Journal
Fuller said Murray called Friday to request the inspection, but the apartment tenant did not specify his concerns. Fuller said he had planned to visit the apartment Tuesday. "I had it on my calendar to visit his unit," Fuller said. The building was ...

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Augusta man rescued from Pleasant Street fire in critical condition - Morning Sentinel

Tue, 05/28/2013 - 14:42

Augusta man rescued from Pleasant Street fire in critical condition
Morning Sentinel
Fuller said Murray called Friday to request the inspection, but the apartment tenant did not specify his concerns. Fuller said he had planned to visit the apartment Tuesday. "I had it on my calendar to visit his unit," Fuller said. The building was ...

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