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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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It is pertinent to note that then Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani had issued notification of the moratorium on gas connections on high-rise buildings throughout Pakistan in September 2011, for one year.
All commercial high-rise building of six stories (75 feet) or more are now required to create and maintain a comprehensive Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
Though these revisions to the high-rise building codes have now become law, the evaluation process has truly just begun.
Deep Foundation / Excavation / Earthmoving / construction of a residential high-rise building with 19 apartments and underground parking for 60 cars, 2,813 mA of living space and underground parking for 60 cars, 2,813 mA living space, 16 400 mA of enclosed space.
The addition of Curry furthers the company's mission to provide rescue workers and residents of high-rise buildings with the means to evacuate safely in the event of a life-threatening emergency.
Local Law 26 is expected to change not only the nature of high-rise building design and construction in New York City, it is likely these code revisions will extend to become national safety codes.
He underlined the important role of parents in ensuring that safety requirements and measures are in place at their homes, whether apartments in high-rise building or villas.
In December, the E and DM Directorate had collected spot penalty from a high-rise building in the capital for failing to comply with the Islamabad Fire Prevention and Safety Regulations 2010.
With immediate effect, any predetermined response to a high-rise building fire was increased from four fire engines to five.
Our high-rise building design includes fire breaks on every floor - all blocks have fire resistant staircases with fire doors and smoke alarms in the communal areas.
Coast and Country Housing, which has one high-rise building on Teesside - the ten-storey Spencerbeck House in Middlesbrough - said the group ploughed "significant investment" into fire safety.
A set of housing policies that used by the previous government for 27 years has been revoked by the current Penang government with an introduction of a new guideline It allows the rapid growing of high-rise building density and lead to the increasing in the high-rise building construction.