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Blog entry by Grumpy posted 06-18-2013 06:28 AM 1550 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 06-18-2013 12:17 PM

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

-- "Sometimes even now, when I'm feeling lonely and beat, I drift back in time, and I find my feet...Down on Main Street." - Bob Seger

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Karson

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#2 posted 06-18-2013 12:52 PM

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 06-18-2013 01:17 PM

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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#4 posted 06-18-2013 01:24 PM

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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#5 posted 06-29-2013 09:32 AM

Stand by for another building collapse !

-- Regards Robert

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