The partial collapse of a parking garage above a supermarket in Wormerveer on Tuesday was caused by a broken steel girder underneath the concrete floor, according to the initial findings of the municipality's investigation. No one was injured in the collapse, ANP reports.
The second floor of a parking garage of supermarket Deka in Wormerveer collapsed on Tuesday. It is not yet clear if anyone was hurt or killed. Emergency services are at the scene, NRC reports.
At least five ambulances, the fire brigade and police are at the parking garage. Firefighters are not yet able to enter the collapsed structure, because it is still too dangerous, a spokesperson for local safety office Veiligheidsregio Zaanstreek-Waterland said to the newspaper.
One person was seriously hurt in a shooting in a parking garage In Amsterdam Centrum during the early hours of Tuesday morning, the police reported on Twitter. Three suspects were arrested.
Emergency services helped the victim at the scene, the police said.
The shooting happened around 4:00 a.m. in the parking garage of The Bank, an office building on Rembrandtplein, according to ANP.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still unclear. Nothing is known about the identity of the victim or the suspects. The victim's current condition is also unknown.
The Ministry of Home Affairs wants Dutch municipalities to check buildings in their territory, to make sure their floors weren't constructed in the same way as that of the parking garage at Eindhoven Airport, which partially collapsed in May. Investigations into the collapse concluded that,
The partial collapse of a parking garage at Eindhoven Airport in May, was caused by a construction error, according to investigations carried out on behalf of Eindhoven Airport and construction company BAM. The floors of the parking garage, which was still under construction at the time of the collapse, were not strong enough, RTL Nieuws reports.
After years of delays, Amsterdam RAI is getting its own hotel and with its 650 rooms, Nhow RAI will win the title of largest hotel in the Netherlands. The design of the building was chosen from eleven candidates and is designed by Rem Koolhaas from well-known Rotterdam architecture firm OMA.
Parking rates in the Netherlands increased again this year, both on for parking on the street and in parking garages. Parking rates in the Netherlands have increased by 28 percent since 2010.
Convicted criminal and once-renowned kickboxer Ron Nyqvist is dead after a shooting in Amsterdam's Osdorp neighborhood Wednesday morning. Investigators are looking into the possibility it was a suicide, among other scenarios, police said in a statement.
Yesterday a man through a corrosive liquid, possibly acid, over a woman in a parking garage in Haarlem. The woman was taken to a hospital. The man was arrested.
The 22-year-old C.P. and the 21-year-old J. van de S. from Nieuwegein heard sentences of up to 1 year against them, Friday, before the court in Utrecht, for the trade and storage of illegal fireworks late 2012.