Seemingly unnoticed, today is 15 years on from old Canberra Hospital implosion.
July 13 1997 the public were encouraged by the ACT government to come and watch the end of an era, ending in a dark day for many.
It should have been a fairly trivial event but seemingly though sheer lack of technical expertise the job ended in a terrible failure.
15 years on it doesn’t seem like much has changed. There are still plenty of failings (GDE bridge collapse) and others.
So i wonder have we been learning from these mistakes or just repeating them?
[Thanks to Skidbladnir for pointing us at the video]