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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 302 days ago 1272 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 …

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/cFb0nLCKypg?rel=0

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



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JJohnston

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#1 posted 302 days ago

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

-- The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

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Karson

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#2 posted 302 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 302 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!!

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knothead

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#4 posted 302 days ago

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

-- So Much Wood - So Little Time! --

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robscastle

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#5 posted 291 days ago

Stand by for another building collapse !

-- Regards Robert

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