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Old August 12th, 2016, 03:16 AM   #15541
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Old August 12th, 2016, 06:55 AM   #15542
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They have a skeleton work force there so it looks like something is happening, but in reality there is next to no progress.
Doesn't the concrete pour have to be more-or-less continuous???

I don't know the technical terms... but is it even possible to put such a project on hold for more than 30 days????
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Old August 12th, 2016, 10:21 AM   #15543
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Doesn't the concrete pour have to be more-or-less continuous???

I don't know the technical terms... but is it even possible to put such a project on hold for more than 30 days????
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Old August 12th, 2016, 11:41 AM   #15544
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...this is what i see instead the video on the forum's page. Do anyone else have this problem too?
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Old August 12th, 2016, 11:53 AM   #15545
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This is NOT Facebook people! Sharing others personal pictures of themselves without even their consent is borderline crazy not to mention out of topic! This thread needs a major cleanup lately it has become filled with spammers.
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Old August 12th, 2016, 12:00 PM   #15546
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[QUOTE=HighwayStar;134697531]Doesn't the concrete pour have to be more-or-less continuous???

I don't know the technical terms... but is it even possible to put such a project on hold for more than 30 days????[/QU

The developers first, and foremost need to sort out their financial problems. Remember the construction workers haven't been paid up to ten months. Most of them just want their back pay, their passports returned with an exit visa so they can just leave, and consider there stay a bad experience. These are really such low paying jobs that the developer must have financial difficulties if they can't pay them, imagine the developer had to pay Western wages?

Paying the laborers is just one segment, would like to know how they are going to pay the materials, engineers, architects, etc, etc, the list goes on, and on. You can't build the world's tallest building on IOU's.

Regarding the concrete of coarse they can continue, but would be better if it was a continues pour.

Hopefully they will find a way to get back on track.
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Old August 12th, 2016, 04:17 PM   #15547
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This is NOT Facebook people! Sharing others personal pictures of themselves without even their consent is borderline crazy not to mention out of topic! This thread needs a major cleanup lately it has become filled with spammers.
I would rather have Facebook posts that are somewhat relevant to this project over the subject of Dubai. At least with Facebook posts we get glimpses of the working site.
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Old August 12th, 2016, 04:50 PM   #15548
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...this is what i see instead the video on the forum's page. Do anyone else have this problem too?
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Old August 13th, 2016, 12:29 AM   #15549
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Indeed.
It used to work, but not anymore...
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Old August 13th, 2016, 03:46 AM   #15550
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Awesome building!
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Old August 13th, 2016, 08:17 AM   #15551
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Will this tower be compleated? If yes wen???
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Old August 13th, 2016, 08:58 AM   #15552
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Well, this is encouraging. A pic from the site from a short time ago, showing the cranes in operation and a lot of vehicular traffic into and out of the site...



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Old August 13th, 2016, 09:36 AM   #15553
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Cranes have been always moving every time i saw cam 2 in the past few weeks.
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Old August 13th, 2016, 07:41 PM   #15554
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about cranes

whats for the another cranes on the floor
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Old August 13th, 2016, 08:03 PM   #15555
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Doesn't the concrete pour have to be more-or-less continuous???

I don't know the technical terms... but is it even possible to put such a project on hold for more than 30 days????[/QU

The developers first, and foremost need to sort out their financial problems. Remember the construction workers haven't been paid up to ten months. Most of them just want their back pay, their passports returned with an exit visa so they can just leave, and consider there stay a bad experience. These are really such low paying jobs that the developer must have financial difficulties if they can't pay them, imagine the developer had to pay Western wages?

Paying the laborers is just one segment, would like to know how they are going to pay the materials, engineers, architects, etc, etc, the list goes on, and on. You can't build the world's tallest building on IOU's.

Regarding the concrete of coarse they can continue, but would be better if it was a continues pour.

Hopefully they will find a way to get back on track.
The developers of the project secured the $2.2 Billion funding to complete this tower last November. I too have read about unpaid worker, how ever not a single article mentioned this project, they talked a lot about government related projects, and other types of projects but not this one. So until I see otherwise, I would take it that last Novembers deal is still firmly in place, and the tower is continuing as planned.
News of a slowdown does not mean that every project in the nation is slowed, just as late deliveries for TTC does not mean all train deliveries are late.
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Old August 13th, 2016, 08:31 PM   #15556
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had much to say of buildings burj khalifa not be completed due to financial problems, but also completed construction and became the tallest building in the world today.
Can anybody speak more to this? I was not part of the community when BK was under construction. Obviously the pre-crash 2000s were a very different time, but there must have been moments where nobody thought the tower would be completed.
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Old August 13th, 2016, 08:59 PM   #15557
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Can anybody speak more to this? I was not part of the community when BK was under construction. Obviously the pre-crash 2000s were a very different time, but there must have been moments where nobody thought the tower would be completed.
Well in summary, Burj Khalifa's topping out and completion came alongside the crisis of 2009. In other words, the tower was almost fully completed when crisis hit, but completion took place because it was saved by the neighboring Emirates Abu Dhabi (hence the name change )
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Old August 13th, 2016, 10:10 PM   #15558
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Old August 14th, 2016, 12:12 AM   #15559
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Some pretty nice photos, it is nice to see the potential.
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Old August 14th, 2016, 02:30 AM   #15560
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Cant wait for this
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