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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 408 days ago 1396 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Only a month after more than 1,100 Bangladeshi garment workers lost their lives in the collapse of a badly-built and poorly-maintained eight-storey building, the new building code
has – thankfully – gone into force … And its rigid practices are already being applied by highly-skilled and properly-trained construction teams, labouring in harmony on job-sites
all across the sub-continent …

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-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python



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JJohnston

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#1 posted 408 days ago

I’d be a bit leery of the bearing capacity of those piles.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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Karson

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#2 posted 408 days ago

Great review of building practices, Tony.

Thanks for the update.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 408 days ago

That is sure one different pile driver. I dose not make much noise like a regular air powered one. I’d question that foundation. Going in that easy must leave the foundation in soft dirt or mud—not sold rock.

..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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knothead

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#4 posted 408 days ago

They are only killing and endangering their own – if that’s what they want then so-be-it

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robscastle

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#5 posted 397 days ago

Stand by for another building collapse !

-- Regards Robert

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