Planning for disaster

  • W. C. Hodge Tasman Pulp and Paper Co. Ltd, Kawerau, New Zealand

Abstract

The Author relates the post event activities and the successful reconstruction work at the Bay of Plenty Mill operated by Tasman Pulp and Paper Company Limited following the 1987 Edgecumbe Earthquake. The paper outlines suggestions, based on actual experience, which may be used as a guide in Planning for Disaster.

References

Sir Michael Fowler, "The seismic upgrading of buildings - its effect upon Wellington City", New Zealand Engineering November 1, 1983.

W.C. Hodge and M. Macfarlane, "Effect of the Edgecumbe Earthquake on Mechanical and Process Equipment at the Tasman Mill", Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 21, No 3, September 1988. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.21.3.161-173

Beca Carter Hollings & Ferner Limited, "A Study of Risks from Major Natural Events", (A Tasman Internal Report), 1980.

Published
1989-12-31
How to Cite
Hodge, W. C. (1989). Planning for disaster. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 22(4), 239-243. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.22.4.239-243
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