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Old September 25th, 2008, 08:45 PM   #10281
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Its nearing completion, amazing, the one thing im sceptical about is how the lake will turn out in the end.

Good work on the panorama Smussuw.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 08:53 PM   #10282
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I think this may be the start of the dismantling process for the lower crane.

Look at A-Frame cables now missing, in addition to no lights on this crane tonight.
I think you're right.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:00 PM   #10283
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Crane Decommision

Pic from two minutes ago showing cables already gone, lights out, looks like the end for this crane.

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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:05 PM   #10284
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wow.thanks OTR for the play by play photos! it's like being there yourself.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:08 PM   #10285
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Pic from two minutes ago showing cables already gone, lights out, looks like the end for this crane.
If you have chance, can you please take some pics of the dismantling process.
I'm very interested to see it. Thanks.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:09 PM   #10286
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I also love seeing big trees like this in the middle of the desert.
Yup, REAL environmentally sound.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:13 PM   #10287
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If you have chance, can you please take some pics of the dismantling process.
I'm very interested to see it. Thanks.
Will do, but I think this will be a daylight process for a number of safety reasons.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:18 PM   #10288
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Will do, but I think this will be a daylight process for a number of safety reasons.
Sure, I agree on that.
Thank you again.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:32 PM   #10289
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Mmm interesting news is happening.

Thank you for these big captures OTR 5 I tread mecani already it( starts having form, a new already almost finished level and the dismantlement of the derrick finally.


This begins to ponerce interesting.........
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Old September 25th, 2008, 09:47 PM   #10290
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this means the cladding can spread to the side of the floors where it was hidden by the crane, and the top of the tower will look much more like it should be.
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Old September 25th, 2008, 10:11 PM   #10291
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great close ups , it still looks quite big when the workers are on it .
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Old September 25th, 2008, 10:18 PM   #10292
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Where did you get those figures?
Hi Cooperchris.

He meant to say the wall thickness decreases there while the OD remains the same at 1.200 m. for the entire tier 30.

Great shots Dennis and OTR. Hey OTR are you gonna update your steel timetable ? - it is great work.

Obviously they will use the bigger/higher crane to take down the smaller/shorter one. Figured we would be down to one crane at the top some time.

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Old September 26th, 2008, 12:01 AM   #10293
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Old September 26th, 2008, 12:13 AM   #10294
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oooh, crane dismantling
this is gonna be exciting!
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Old September 26th, 2008, 12:18 AM   #10295
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none of your photos are showing? is probelm with tinypic.com?
damn, would love to see them
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Old September 26th, 2008, 01:24 AM   #10296
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A FRAME cables are still there.. they stay until the cable is run off... thats the line that lifts... and that would have taken a while.. wonder who got to walk the boom for the next process.. unhooking the boom support cables..
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Old September 26th, 2008, 02:00 AM   #10297
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Hi Cul.

Tinypic working over here but here are OTR's pics from Imageshack.



Hey OTR - thanx for the updated timetable - great work.

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Old September 26th, 2008, 02:13 AM   #10298
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As soon as this crane is down I think we will start seeing the other crane come down. I mean the one that much lower than these two.
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Old September 26th, 2008, 03:01 AM   #10299
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thanks fury, only 1 of them is showing. damn pc.
anyway here is top section.
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Old September 26th, 2008, 07:31 AM   #10300
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As soon as this crane is down I think we will start seeing the other crane come down. I mean the one that much lower than these two.
I think the tallest crane remaining will climb down to a point where a it will be dismantled by a derrick crane... The derrick would be lifted up by the last of the big cranes..the Derrick which can't handle a long drop line will lower down to the lowest of the FAVCO Cranes at 300-metres.. It'll be used as a staging point.. A smaller derrick will then drop it down to the last of the FAVCO's and they repeat the operation.. the smallest derrick can be taken down in the lifts.. It's basically the same process they used on WTC in Shanghai..
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