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Old August 6th, 2008, 01:20 AM   #521
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Wrong. The containers carries a liquid that is used during digging for the perimeter slurry-wall of the site or boring for the piles. The liquid is inserted on the dug holes so the sand will not collapse . After they put in the steel caisons, the concrete is poured into the holes which being heavier then the liquid will push it up and out of the hole.
So thats why its always so muddy when they are performing this step on all of the towers I have watched from the beginning (that use slurry walls)


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Old August 6th, 2008, 11:12 AM   #522
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Oh I see. But what I said is definitely true for some towers in Dubai Marina.
Of course they test the piles by puting weight on top of them, but concrete blocks over a flat platform are used instead.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 03:10 AM   #523
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From 234sale a few days ago. What a massive hole!!

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Old August 11th, 2008, 03:26 AM   #524
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Massive indeed !!thanks for sharing Malec can't wait to see this one rising !!!
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Old August 11th, 2008, 11:51 AM   #525
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It's the biggest hole I've ever seen !

The hole looks almost finished now. Hope Burj Al Alam will rise soon.
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Old August 11th, 2008, 02:11 PM   #526
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Piling should start soon !!
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Old August 12th, 2008, 12:41 AM   #527
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Great team work for update (234sale n malec)
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Old August 12th, 2008, 04:12 AM   #528
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The Color of the earth there is why I think dubai is a bad idea, I'm going to make sure to develop an entire city in Death Valley, USA.
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Old August 12th, 2008, 07:52 AM   #529
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this is my favourite supertall project, i cant wait for it to start taking shape
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Old August 12th, 2008, 09:59 AM   #530
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It's the biggest hole I've ever seen !

The hole looks almost finished now. Hope Burj Al Alam will rise soon.
we are still talking about architecture right?
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Old August 12th, 2008, 11:24 AM   #531
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Of course we are ... that's never a wise thing to say in any other contest.
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Old August 12th, 2008, 11:27 AM   #532
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The Color of the earth there is why I think dubai is a bad idea, I'm going to make sure to develop an entire city in Death Valley, USA.
A nearby Nevada desert strip would be a better choice ... oops my bad, already taken.
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Old August 12th, 2008, 08:29 PM   #533
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whats that biuilding on the first pic with a lot of small and big circles on it
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Old August 12th, 2008, 08:40 PM   #534
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That's O-14

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Old August 14th, 2008, 05:08 AM   #535
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Wow a wonderful and original design and I get to watch it rise from planning to a completed tower, Ill be following this one to the finish.
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Old August 14th, 2008, 11:32 PM   #536
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The Color of the earth there is why I think dubai is a bad idea, I'm going to make sure to develop an entire city in Death Valley, USA.
color of the earth i think you mean earth consistency
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Old August 15th, 2008, 02:36 AM   #537
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Colour of the earth?
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Old August 15th, 2008, 11:34 AM   #538
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He's talking about Dubai being in the desert, to each I replied accordinly on post 532
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Old August 19th, 2008, 07:19 PM   #539
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Old August 20th, 2008, 01:50 AM   #540
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Wow thats a damn big hole!

Hopefully the next stage will begin soon
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