Lost your White Card? Click here to get a replacement. It's quick and easy!

Date PostedDecember 30, 2012

Video shows Building Erected in 15 days

A Chinese construction firm, Broad Group has accomplished a major feat in the building industry by erecting a 30 storey building within 15 days.

According to Australian news site NEWS.com.au, the construction of the hotel, near Dongting Lake in the Hunan Province, took 200 workers and is set to open January 18. To speed up the process, sections of the building were prefabricated in factories and shipped to the site before construction, the news site wrote.

Amazingly the site had a near perfect safety record and was erected to the highest possible standards. One would think that such rapid construction would result in injuries or even deaths but it actually has benefits for the environment such as reduced waste and energy. So in other words it is environmentally friendly to erect buildings in this way.

The company intends to continue to expand its operations across China in 2013 with around 20 buildings a month being built. Their aim is to have 50 buildings erected each month by 2014.

The skyline of China is ever changing and expanding and if construction continues to grow at this rate, it may change the entire aesthetic of the country .

Watch this video detailing the construction project:


Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

Posted in General Construction, White Card Construction Site Safety Articles Tagged with: , ,

Urban E-Learning is not registered with CRICOS, therefore cannot offer training to student visa holders; please click here to see the UEL Student Handbook for further information.