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Old October 6th, 2017, 04:58 PM   #17341
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Now we can see 3 levels with cladding.
It looks great !!!
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Old October 6th, 2017, 05:55 PM   #17342
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The cladding is nice ! What's the current height ?
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Old October 7th, 2017, 05:44 AM   #17343
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It's nice to see the cladding progressing - but it seems like the core is not moving up much if at all. Correct me if I am wrong though!
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Old October 7th, 2017, 09:48 PM   #17344
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i'm also so happy to see the clearing coming up ... But the quality of it looks ... very simple .. Hope i'm wrong
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Old October 10th, 2017, 04:56 AM   #17345
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Old October 10th, 2017, 10:04 AM   #17346
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At least the cladding is progressing well
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Old October 12th, 2017, 06:02 PM   #17347
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Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai) had cladding delays also.
http://www.arabianbusiness.com/burj-...ys-217167.html
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Old October 13th, 2017, 07:07 AM   #17348
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They should have had a core jump by now.
That means one (and hopefully JUST one) of three things are holding it back: cash flow, engineering or logistics.
If it's logistics it'll start back up soon when they get their materials issues resolved.
If it's cash flow, they're going to have to throw their schedule out and push the completion down the road, depending on which hand(s) the money's coming from.
If it's engineering, well...they're probably keeping their hands close to the vest because this is a building with a lot of eyes on it right now.
If it's any combination (or worst, all three), then they're in trouble.
Not trying to be a Debbie Downer (I want to see this succeed), but this is the second time they've dragged their feet.
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Old October 13th, 2017, 03:57 PM   #17349
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Guys you should now that the main constructor is having major problems and they are recovering now slowly. Almost 5 out of 10 big projects in Saudi Arania are under their construction and all are still on hold or in very slow progress. All I know that the government gave them time line to finish the new jeddah airport project by April this year.
The train station in Jeddah is on hold for almost 2 years now! some reports telling there will be new constructor in the upcoming days for the uncompleted projects. Bin Laden groups are having major financial problems.
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Old October 13th, 2017, 08:22 PM   #17350
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Old October 14th, 2017, 04:02 PM   #17351
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Incredible !! The windows are highly reflective and their alignment must be very precise because they perfectly reflect the crane without even distorting it....
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Old October 14th, 2017, 05:30 PM   #17352
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Guys you should now that the main constructor is having major problems and they are recovering now slowly. Almost 5 out of 10 big projects in Saudi Arania are under their construction and all are still on hold or in very slow progress. All I know that the government gave them time line to finish the new jeddah airport project by April this year.
The train station in Jeddah is on hold for almost 2 years now! some reports telling there will be new constructor in the upcoming days for the uncompleted projects. Bin Laden groups are having major financial problems.
In other words, they took on too much work with too little resources and they got swamped. That would explain it perfectly.
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Old October 14th, 2017, 10:27 PM   #17353
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Incredible !! The windows are highly reflective and their alignment must be very precise because they perfectly reflect the crane without even distorting it....
Yeah, just like the one used in the kingdom tower in Riyadh.
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Old October 14th, 2017, 10:50 PM   #17354
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It is simply impressive. Does anyone know which technique they use for such alignment?
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Old October 14th, 2017, 11:24 PM   #17355
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Yeah, just like the one used in the kingdom tower in Riyadh.
very gorgeous
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Old October 14th, 2017, 11:34 PM   #17356
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Old October 15th, 2017, 12:31 AM   #17357
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Finally, cam 1 & 2 are working now



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Old October 15th, 2017, 05:45 AM   #17358
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very gorgeous
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Whats the name of this type of buildings?
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Old October 15th, 2017, 07:31 AM   #17359
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Yeah, just like the one used in the kingdom tower in Riyadh.
Both towers are owned by the same guy ^_^
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Old October 16th, 2017, 02:27 AM   #17360
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Yeah, just like the one used in the kingdom tower in Riyadh.
So that's the "cheap" cladding that's been reported starting to appear on JT? Looks great.
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