Bolt Failure – How not to remove bolts and components from a structure

A large iron ore screen bin had been assembled in China and shipped to a construction site in the Pilbara – Western Australia. The bin was one of several bins that were craned into position onto a steel frame structure and bolted in on…

Concrete Plinth Structural Failure

A 300 tonne load out bin was being constructed starting with the pouring of 6  concrete plinths to support the bin steel columns. Upon completion of the plinths, the bin steel work was erected starting with the support columns loosely bolted…