NZ earthquake bearings protect Indian hospital

A new 300-bed hospital in Bhuj, Gujarat has been built with earthquake bearings designed and produced in New Zealand. The bearings use combinations of lead and rubber. The 100,000-population town of Bhuj was almost destroyed by a major earthquake in January 2001.

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