- City Weighs Extent of Concrete Retesting [✜]
Speaking of construction quality, this should give people pause:
The testing of concrete by companies like Testwell is one of the most basic safety measures used for all kinds of construction projects in the city, from office towers and apartment houses to bridges and subways.
Testwell, according to people briefed on the case, [allegedly] falsified compression tests. Such tests are the key to determining the strength of the material used in reinforced concrete buildings...