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Old December 19th, 2007, 07:42 PM   #4461
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Dec 19 - Secant and Slurry

Forms popped out , guide wall ready.





Progress on the slurry walls

A slurry pipe (?)



New pump



Guide wall detail



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Old December 19th, 2007, 08:22 PM   #4462
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how many of these concrete-rings in the core-hole have they still to build?
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Old December 19th, 2007, 09:16 PM   #4463
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I could not imagine being the person living in the townhouse...

... next door to a 150 floor construction site! I wonder if the occupants of these townhouses were compensated for the noise and hassle? Looking at the pictures of the site thus far how much of a rush would it be to take your dog out to pee and look up at a 150 story tower not 30 ft away!
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Old December 19th, 2007, 09:28 PM   #4464
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I have to agree with everyone, the contributions here have been great.

But what is this that we keep seeing here? A new road that residents will use to access Spire from LSDrive? I can't think of anything else it may be



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Old December 19th, 2007, 09:51 PM   #4465
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Yes awesome contributions

I remember in the mid to late 90s, me being a big skyscraper fan,didn't know anything about a new WTB going up until I saw an add for the Petronas Tower being completed. With this internet and the Skyscraper forums,we're all completely up to date,it's like we're witnessing their construction day by day with generous contributers from many eye witness accounts. Thank you much!!! Us fans outside the cities appreciate it.!!!
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Old December 19th, 2007, 10:41 PM   #4466
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Whats the purpose of this caisson? Is it one the the ones that go under the core, that their starting already?

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Old December 19th, 2007, 11:00 PM   #4467
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Ditto of what Empireoflights Said.
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Old December 20th, 2007, 08:24 AM   #4468
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Old December 20th, 2007, 08:25 AM   #4469
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Old December 20th, 2007, 08:55 AM   #4470
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Oh shit, those pics gave me the good vibes
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Old December 20th, 2007, 01:56 PM   #4471
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Wow great shots with the sunlight thanks
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Old December 20th, 2007, 04:57 PM   #4472
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Great updates Retrograde and Harry C .. looks like a perfect winter's day there, cold, crisp, sunny and dry - a bit like here in Cork, Ireland.

When they drove in the sheet pile I guessed from the photos it was about 70 - 80 feet tall - is this accurate ??

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Are they still working through the night ??

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Old December 20th, 2007, 09:29 PM   #4473
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its starting to get even more busy. Does any one know when they will stop construction four christmas. also how long will they stop working
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Old December 20th, 2007, 09:44 PM   #4474
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Good to see the hole is going on. It is the place for the coming main core of the building !
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Old December 20th, 2007, 10:08 PM   #4475
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Seems kind of a small site for such a massive building. I'm anxious (I think we all pretty much are lol) to see when it gets finished. This is an amazing structure.
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Old December 20th, 2007, 10:27 PM   #4476
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yes, the site is indeed not very big and the location itself is not the best for this tower ( the highway disturbs a bit for me ).
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Old December 20th, 2007, 10:39 PM   #4477
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but if you are living at a height of 500 meters it will not be a problem I think only for those who lives beneath
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Old December 20th, 2007, 10:55 PM   #4478
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Ramp Vid online!

Well I made my final Spire vid for this year but i couldnt resist on updating the ramps vid before the holidays with more likeable music for your american ears, lol :P

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XKk9-JQ1Ug

Enjoy!
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Old December 20th, 2007, 11:37 PM   #4479
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but if you are living at a height of 500 meters it will not be a problem I think only for those who lives beneath
, yes that is definitely correct
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Old December 21st, 2007, 03:48 AM   #4480
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lol. Yeah, just the ones at street level and below should be worried. Yeah now that you say that i'm not impressed with the entire site itself.
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