SOURCE: Global Risk Miyamoto

Global Risk Miyamoto

April 17, 2009 00:00 ET

US Engineers Return and Report on M6.3 L'Aquila, Italy Earthquake Findings

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2009) - In response to last Monday's M6.3 earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, Miyamoto International and Global Risk Miyamoto dispatched a team of earthquake engineers to collect data on earthquake effects related to historical buildings, investigate damage to industrial facilities, and to gather information to promote earthquake risk reduction worldwide. A journal of their findings is posted on our website at www.miyamotointernational.com. Mr. Miyamoto returns tomorrow, April 17, 2009, from Italy at 1:05pm, Northwest flight 8605 into SFO, and will be available for interviews highlighting his team's findings.Please contact him directly at 916.769.4909 to arrange an interview.

Global Risk Miyamoto is a joint venture formed by Global Risk Consultants, the worldwide leader in unbundled property loss control, and Miyamoto International, one of the largest structural engineering firms in California. The company was formed specifically to provide corporations and public agencies with accurately quantified site-specific risk identification and loss expectancies resulting from natural hazard perils such as earthquakes, windstorms, hurricanes, typhoons, and floods.

Miyamoto International provides structural, earthquake and wind engineering services related to the design and strengthening of buildings. Project sectors include: seismic evaluation and retrofit, education, commercial, civic, corporate, healthcare and infrastructure. With six offices on the west coast and international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Istanbul, Turkey, Miyamoto International is one of the largest structural engineering firms in the United States.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kit Miyamoto
    (916) 769.4909