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Corrosion Considered in Deadly Ohio Fair Ride Accident

A manufacturer’s explanation that corrosion caused an amusement ride to fly apart in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair doesn’t answer why or when it began rusting away or how it went unnoticed. The details released by the …

Aging Infrastructure, Lack of Resources Often Contribute to Pipeline Failure

Thirty years of watching metal fail, often spectacularly, and Mehrooz Zamanzadeh has developed some go-to mantras. “Mother Nature doesn’t like what she didn’t make,” he likes to say. That means when a man-made object is exposed to the environment – …

GM Issues Two Global Recalls of 524,384 Vehicles

General Motors Co said on Friday it is recalling 524,384 cars and sport utility vehicles globally in two actions dealing with potential latch and loose part issues. The recalls of Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars raise …

Feds: Ruptured West Virginia Pipe May Have Been Corroded

A federal investigator probing a powerful explosion and fire Tuesday that charred Interstate 77 in West Virginia said Friday that a ruptured natural gas pipe had areas consistent with external corrosion. National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt said the …