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Old August 30th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #381
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29/Aug/2008

The Torch,Princess Tower,Ocean Heights, Sulafa Tower





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Old August 30th, 2008, 11:55 AM   #382
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Not too much progress at the Torch site, probably due to work with the little setback.

So this time the rivals take the price: Princess Tower core suddenly at around level 30, while Ocean Heights and Sulafa Tower now standing several floors above podium levels and finally taking shape.
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Old September 1st, 2008, 12:24 PM   #383
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[IMG]http://i36.************/28krh52.jpg[/IMG]

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Old September 6th, 2008, 06:35 AM   #384
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5/Sept/2008

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Old September 7th, 2008, 02:39 AM   #385
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This is very strange. If you take a look you'll notice that the walls of the mechanical floor have changed. Well spotted by High Times


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I think the reason the floor count has not moved is there has been a major **** up on the mechanical floor. Im not a construction expert but it looks to me like something has gone wrong and cant progress further until it gets sorted out.

In this pic we can see that back on August 1st the mechanical floor had angled splays reducing the size of the floorplate to a smaller size for the higher floors.
[IMG]http://i33.************/zbuhs.jpg[/IMG]


We can see more clearly here that the reducing concreate pillars have been finished with purpose and look as they should.
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It would appear from Imre's latest pics that these areas have been covered for workers protection and remiedial work is in progress.
[IMG]http://i36.************/25iqfxc.jpg[/IMG]


A close up of the areas being worked on.
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Finally we can see that the angled concrete reduction plinths have been taken out for some reason.
[IMG]http://i35.************/i2oq9w.jpg[/IMG]

A word from braveheart on the subject would be great. At the least it provides a legitimate oportunity for a piss take.

Comments from the usual suspects also appreciated as SP dont seem to be greasing the wheels of communication lately. As i have said before i can deal with delays but i would just like to be kept informed.
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Old September 7th, 2008, 03:03 AM   #386
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Strange.. but...

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Old September 28th, 2008, 01:17 AM   #387
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Old September 28th, 2008, 03:00 AM   #388
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wow thanx
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Old September 28th, 2008, 09:39 AM   #389
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Looks like new splays were installed. I wonder if the concrete batch was bad or if they were installed out of alignment?
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Old September 28th, 2008, 02:01 PM   #390
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No, just in the wrong floor.
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Old September 28th, 2008, 06:53 PM   #391
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No, just in the wrong floor.
Just?
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Old September 28th, 2008, 07:42 PM   #392
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Exactly
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Old September 29th, 2008, 02:36 PM   #393
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OMG, what a mess
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Old September 30th, 2008, 03:37 AM   #394
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still 30 floors high? bloody hell
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Old September 30th, 2008, 02:28 PM   #395
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Wow, you're right, they were originally one floor too low. How the hell do you make that kind of mistake? I mean a whole lot of people had to screw up to make that kind of error.

If they hadn't caught the mistake before they poured the next floor, and note they were already setting up the forms for the next floor up before they fixed it, does anyone think that they might have just gone with it?
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Old September 30th, 2008, 03:30 PM   #396
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"yeah, just on the wrong floor"

That is a major error there, buddy
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Old September 30th, 2008, 10:58 PM   #397
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Oh really? I thought floor numbers were just ... ahem ... numbers.
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Old October 9th, 2008, 08:13 PM   #398
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Thanks to Joannides:

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Old October 10th, 2008, 12:01 AM   #399
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Finally some progress !! Thx for the pics !!
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Old October 10th, 2008, 11:16 AM   #400
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Excellent photos, looks like it's going quite well.
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