Category Economics

57-story skyscraper in 19 days


CHANGSHA, China, April 30 (UPI) — A Chinese construction firm released time-lapse video showing how it erected a 57-story skyscraper in 19 working days at a rate of three floors per day.

Prefab construction firm Broad Sustainable Building said the Mini Sky City building was constructed from steel and glass in 19 working days in Changsha, Hunan province, and a time-lapse YouTube video shows how the project was completed at a rate of three stories erected per day.

The skyscraper contains 4,000 offices and 800 residential apartments, the firm said.

Xiaozhang Geng, an official with the firm, said the building was erected in two halves — the first in 2014 and the second in the first two months of this year...

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The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Financial Life

There’s nothing worse than a rich person who’s chronically angry or unhappy. There’s really no excuse for it, yet I see this phenomenon every day. It results from an extremely unbalanced life, one with too much expectation and not enough appreciation for what’s there.

Without gratitude and appreciation for what you already have, you’ll never know true fulfillment. But how do you cultivate balance in life? What’s the point of achievement if your life has no balance?

For nearly four decades, I’ve had the privilege of coaching people from every walk of life, including some of the most powerful men and women on the planet. I’ve worked with presidents of the United States as well as owners of small businesses.

Across the board, I’ve found that virtual...

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