Summary by Ground NewsMinistry of Education head office declared an earthquake risk on Wednesday. More than 1000 staff were forced to work from home. Main issue was use of precast hollow core concrete floors. This was a common construction method in the 1980s. Wellington City Council manager of resilient buildings Hayley Moselen said they were aware of around 150 buildings in the city with pre-castcrete floors.
1 month ago
Up to 150 Wellington buildings may share construction flaw deemed quake risk
Concerns over pre-cast concrete floors prompted the Ministry of Education to suddenly vacate its head office in the capital and others may follow.
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