as a lot in the article have been done
(05-04-2014, 11:30 AM)ocker1 Wrote: well they could easily be clad on the outside , and the inside insulation and wallboard
as a lot in the article have been done
if it really works i wouldn't mind living in a shipping container house.^^ (as long as those used shipping containers didn't transport any toxic waste or something)
so Shipping containers are being widely used ' till the rebuild can start , all the drainage and sewerage has got to be relaid so containers it is so business can keep going
hope this works ---there hundreds of temporary shops, factories, pubs restaurants etc
(05-04-2014, 11:49 PM)ocker1 Wrote: Unique Stranger did you have a look at the way they've been used in Christchurch after the earth quakes destroyed the complete city ?
Yes, where was the gov't and insurance company monies to rebuild right away? But, yes, the containers are surely a great idea while waiting for gov't and insurance cos. to get it in gear; are they getting it in gear?
the Gov selected ONE major firm ( Fletchers ) and all other contractors HAD to work thro' them , MILLIONS being salted away in secret back pockets
roads , drainage sewerage , power and all other works are being done on hourly rates
(SHOULD'VE BEEN let for tender with a set price and time duration )
as it is now, no firm is in any hurry to finish !! Ya see 6 men doing 2 men's work ! The men are paid good money $25 hr,---- but they are charged out at $60 - $100 hr depending on skill
EVERY section of roading with services to be done has 3, 4 or 5 machines parked up and lots of them haven't turned a track in weeks ! MOST of them are a $1000 a day +
its a huge bloody RORT ! I 'spose it was the same in New Orleans or any major disaster the Vultures gather and billions wasted and syphoned off to 1 % ers
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