Structural Retrofit Design of SEGIC Building for Universidad de Santiago Chile, Santiago, Chile

Share this Post 40 year old reinforced concrete structure with several inefficiencies and lack of clear load path under lateral loads. The building was considered as a serious candidate for structural demolition and replacement. PBRV (F&F Engineers) provided a temporary solution for keeping the structure and improving the lateral load resisting system capacity under moderate to severe earthquakes, supporting lateral … Read More

Condition Assessment of Ship loader for Cerrejon Coal Mine Operations, Colombia

Share this Post PBRV was hired by VCSD and CWA to  perform a series of structural analyses for the assessment of the condition of a major ship loader  structure located in Cerrejon, La Guajira, Colombia.  The steel structure consisted for several  structural sections and configuration and soil-moored-structure interaction.  The analyses also  consisted with the modeling of some components  to perform … Read More