In­vest in en­gi­neer­ing; it is noth­ing com­pared to con­struc­tion costs

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QMiyamoto In­ter­na­tional has global ex­per­tise in risk mit­i­ga­tion, risk en­gi­neer­ing and disas­ter mit­i­ga­tion, amongst sev­eral other dis­ci­plines. Please tell us about your earth­quake-re­lated ser­vices. We are a global earth­quake struc­tural en­gi­neer­ing com­pany with of­fices in 18 coun­tries that also re­sponds to earth­quake dis­as­ters and helps coun­tries, the pri­vate sec­tor and oth­ers mit­i­gate earth­quake dam­age in ad­vance of seis­mic events. Our mis­sion is to save lives and pos­i­tively im­pact economies through our work.

We have com­pleted more than 15,000 ed with both de­vel­op­ers and res­i­dents for so­lu­tions. We came up with re­pair and retro­fit tech­niques. It was chal­leng­ing be­cause so many peo­ple and their life­styles are af­fected.

QMiyamoto In­ter­na­tional’s core strengths rep­re­sent sub­tle aspects of en­gi­neer­ing. Based on your lim­ited ex­po­sure in In­dia so far, do you feel that th­ese sub­tleties have been ap­pre­ci­ated by your po­ten­tial cus­tomers? We are highly spe­cial­ized earth­quake struc­tural en­gi­neers for both new and ex­ist­ing build­ings. We have started work­ing with ma­jor de­vel­op­ers in In­dia. I think In­dia is chang­ing fast and that the de­mand for what we do is grow­ing on a daily ba­sis.

QYour en­try in In­dia has been very re­cent. As we per­ceive, In­dia presents a wide mar­ket for Miyamoto’s ser­vices – right from

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