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How Earthquakes Sparked a Re-think in Construction Engineering Sector in India

For many years, engineers across India used twisted iron rods to build skeletons of homes. While these seemed to create quite a strong structure for homes during the construction, soon afterward they would start corroding in contact with the moisture from the concrete. Naturally, houses had to be repaired every few years, and even then, had a hard time standing up to natural disasters like earthquakes. However, not many deaths occurred due to collapsing buildings, since the earthquakes themselves were low in magnitude.

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