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Old September 30th, 2015, 04:32 AM   #12621
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At that rate it would take 10-20 years to finish
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Old September 30th, 2015, 09:04 AM   #12622
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Yes!
But construction speed has been really low the past period.
It seems nobody on this forum knows why.
Already now it seems an enormous structure, but I surely hope it will be finished one day in near future...
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Old September 30th, 2015, 11:36 AM   #12623
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Yes!
But construction speed has been really low the past period.
It seems nobody on this forum knows why.
Already now it seems an enormous structure, but I surely hope it will be finished one day in near future...
yeah, the progress is very slow and they're not even in 1/10 of the final height.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 01:06 PM   #12624
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only engineers and managers knows the reasons why its so slow may be investors also. They HAVE TO increase the speed if they dont wanna damage their reputation
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Old September 30th, 2015, 01:18 PM   #12625
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This was on January 14th ... when I asked on what's the expected height will be by the end of this year:

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with an average of at least 1 floor per week it could reach 250m already.
Now we are 3 months away from 2016 and we did not even touch the 100m mark, which is very weird since this project is backed up financially by the prince. If they pick up the speed now we can still en up with a tower around 150 meters high by the end of the year.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 01:40 PM   #12626
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I really don't know why it's still so slow. But i don't give up my hope
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Old September 30th, 2015, 03:32 PM   #12627
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There was pretty big sandstorm recently. I'm not very familiar with the weather there, but I guess it might slow construction. I mean it could do something to poured concrete or something like that.. Just an idea.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 05:26 PM   #12628
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imagine after all the hype and all the work Kingdom tower is cancelled. That would be a travesty and would be a horrible image for Saudi Arabia.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 06:41 PM   #12629
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thousands tons of concrete and steel, rising near 100 meters into the sky, doesnt looks like travesty. Project too big and famous to be canceled.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 06:59 PM   #12630
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Old September 30th, 2015, 07:09 PM   #12631
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maybe that $40 oil has something to do with it.
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Old September 30th, 2015, 07:25 PM   #12632
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on previous page you wrote, that process will go after checking equipment of bin ladin group (cranes), after incedent. now you write, that you don't know why constraction is stopped
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Old September 30th, 2015, 07:40 PM   #12633
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Construction was slow from way back even before the crane incident of Makkah!
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Old September 30th, 2015, 08:19 PM   #12634
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maybe that $40 oil has something to do with it.


Or maybe it doesn't, since oil has nothing to do with this Tower
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Old September 30th, 2015, 09:43 PM   #12635
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Guys, the first 100 meters alone cover almost the quarter of the total floor space !!

Considering the design and the huge basement floors .. the construction is not slow at all

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Old September 30th, 2015, 10:21 PM   #12636
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Or maybe it doesn't, since oil has nothing to do with this Tower
the entire saudi economy is based on oil.


edit: oh jeeze you are a gun nut tool. you repubs love the saudis huh?
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Old October 1st, 2015, 12:24 AM   #12637
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the entire saudi economy is based on oil.


edit: oh jeeze you are a gun nut tool. you repubs love the saudis huh?
The entire economy based on oil ?

please, don't talk again about something you don't know anything about it. It doesn't make you look good. Just a word of advice
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Old October 1st, 2015, 12:29 AM   #12638
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What is the next largest industry contributing to the Saudi economy?

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Old October 1st, 2015, 12:40 AM   #12639
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What is the next largest industry contributing to the Saudi economy?

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Private sector I think
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Old October 1st, 2015, 12:51 AM   #12640
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Private sector I think
Ok, thanks. Good luck with this tower by the way ..... should be able to see it from my house in Birmingham, UK!!!!
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