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Old August 25th, 2008, 07:31 AM   #9501
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How does the crane go up and down?
Hi Free.

The framework at the top of the mast allows them to pull bolts - jack up the crane - insert a new section - and bolt up.

Or reverse to lower ...



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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:10 PM   #9502
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Cool animation. I was looking for something like that a long time.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:21 PM   #9503
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So can anybody estimate the final completion and opening dates?
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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:37 PM   #9504
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Completition or T/O around Dec 2008
Opening, probably July - Sept 2009

btw, congrats on 1000 posts
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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:37 PM   #9505
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So can anybody estimate the final completion and opening dates?
It's on schedule, so that would be December 2008
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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:38 PM   #9506
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was at the old town yesterday. i work right next to the BD and see it everyday all the time... but standing near the base of the tower and looking up is still just... WOAH. all skyscraper fans REALLY have to check it out in person. as good as the pictures are, they dont do the building justice.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 05:44 PM   #9507
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well the completion date is Aug 24, 09 . but who knows it could be longer now

everybody have a look at this tower!!
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=694298
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Old August 25th, 2008, 07:13 PM   #9508
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was at the old town yesterday. i work right next to the BD and see it everyday all the time... but standing near the base of the tower and looking up is still just... WOAH. all skyscraper fans REALLY have to check it out in person. as good as the pictures are, they dont do the building justice.




... so you did listened to my traffic direction advice after all
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Old August 25th, 2008, 08:29 PM   #9509
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Hi, Im from Mexico and Im studying civil engineering. I have a proyect to investigate about this tower (about its height, time to be finished, materials, and more things related to these). Could someone be kind to provide me the information that I need???

Details about the tower is what I need.!!!

Thanks.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 08:42 PM   #9510
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This thread is your oyster.
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Old August 25th, 2008, 09:52 PM   #9511
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Hi, Im from Mexico and Im studying civil engineering. I have a proyect to investigate about this tower (about its height, time to be finished, materials, and more things related to these). Could someone be kind to provide me the information that I need???

Details about the tower is what I need.!!!

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Try Wikipedia and Burjdubaiskyscraper.com (check out the facts page)
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Old August 25th, 2008, 10:35 PM   #9512
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Yeap. Stay sharp OTR, Imre, AltinD. The dismantling is something I REALLY would like to see, specially the detaching of the crane arm and the cabin operator.
Sorry cant stay sharp for another week, I will need Imre's strongest zoom to see from South Africa. Hopefully will not miss much major action.
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Old August 26th, 2008, 05:52 AM   #9513
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Here you go OTR

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Old August 26th, 2008, 06:02 AM   #9514
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Hi Free.

The framework at the top of the mast allows them to pull bolts - jack up the crane - insert a new section - and bolt up.

Or reverse to lower ...



Edit. - nice link abc
Oh thanks and thanks to ABC

But i still dont get how the crane gets sit up when there goin to start the building?
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Old August 26th, 2008, 11:31 PM   #9515
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Is it true Burj Dubai was only built to last 20 years?
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Old August 26th, 2008, 11:39 PM   #9516
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Is it true Burj Dubai was only built to last 20 years?
The Eiffel Tower was meant to be torn down soon after the World's Fair for which it was constructed. However, I distinctly remember visiting the Eiffel Tower only last year, more than a century past it's projected dismantling...
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Old August 27th, 2008, 03:26 AM   #9517
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is it being town down in 20 years?
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Old August 27th, 2008, 03:32 AM   #9518
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Old August 27th, 2008, 12:06 PM   #9519
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The current steel floor seams pretty much complete, so I would expect the first beam of the next floor to come up soon ... I wouldn't be surprised even if it happens today.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 12:16 PM   #9520
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Please don't post stuff about visions here anymore.
Just so you know. The supertalls forum is for REAL projects only. Usually anything that's about as tall as this tower or bigger will be considered as a vision unless there's clear evidence that it's not.
For visions please use: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/forumdisplay.php?f=4
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