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Old October 18th, 2008, 08:34 PM   #11021
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that means that the height will boost like mad from now on. The spire will most definately grow faster than the steel floors around it.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 09:06 PM   #11022
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Note the red aircraft beacon at the top of the spire, now. At least, I'd never noticed it before.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 09:12 PM   #11023
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Note the red aircraft beacon at the top of the spire, now. At least, I'd never noticed it before.
I don't see any beacons?
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Old October 18th, 2008, 09:18 PM   #11024
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I don't see any beacons?
watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITxn_mrPLdQ
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Old October 18th, 2008, 10:03 PM   #11025
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Note the red aircraft beacon at the top of the spire, now. At least, I'd never noticed it before.
The red light is on the crane not on the pinnacle, look carefully and you will see it.
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Old October 18th, 2008, 10:55 PM   #11026
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The building should definetly top out before the end of the year. I can't wait!
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:08 PM   #11027
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I can't wait to see its completion
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Old October 18th, 2008, 11:09 PM   #11028
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The red light is on the crane not on the pinnacle, look carefully and you will see it.
My mistake. I guess I should have looked at the dusk photo for comparison.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 12:30 AM   #11029
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about 730m i'd say. Can't wait for some detailed close up shots from the top next week!
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Old October 19th, 2008, 02:06 AM   #11030
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wow, amazing article there helghast!
thanks for sharing that with us.
very interesting read for those who didn't read it. its like an insiders view of the very early stages of the whole Burj Dubai conception
no problem so whats the deal with the burj dubai, its not moving at all, just the pinnacle is. i hope they didnt reduce the height
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Old October 19th, 2008, 04:17 AM   #11031
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no problem so whats the deal with the burj dubai, its not moving at all, just the pinnacle is. i hope they didnt reduce the height
Hi Helghast.

Things are going to plan so far. Tier 22 is where the jacking is suppost to begin. The small wings of tiers 24, 25, and 26 are to be jacked with the pinnacle (tiers 27 to 30). That only leaves part of tier 22 and the one wing of tier 23 to be erected after jacking if they don't do them before.

That was a good read you posted a few days ago - thanks.

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Old October 19th, 2008, 07:54 AM   #11032
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Old October 19th, 2008, 08:36 AM   #11033
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NEAT!
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Old October 19th, 2008, 09:00 AM   #11034
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post #11022 have some amazing photography. Thanks Dennis.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 10:22 AM   #11035
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only one month to topping out at 819metres!!

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Old October 19th, 2008, 12:19 PM   #11036
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Hang-on a second, so it will T/O while Imre will be away? Oh
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Old October 19th, 2008, 12:41 PM   #11037
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only one month to topping out at 819metres!!
You think that they'll build 90m in one month!! T/O is more likely to happen at the end of December, if there are no delays of any kind. Raising the pinnacle alone would take 3 weeks.
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Old October 19th, 2008, 12:46 PM   #11038
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thx for the picture guys...we are in jakarta very stunning about that pictures.... great tower also fantastic construction has made on 21st century in Dubai... congratulation..
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Old October 19th, 2008, 02:21 PM   #11039
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Does anybody know when the grand-opening will be? I am hearing rumours that it won't be until the summer break 2009 finishes? Any confirms?
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Old October 19th, 2008, 02:56 PM   #11040
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