Xiamen University

Dangerous Mission: Excavators hauled to dismantle highrise from top down

Why don't they use dynamite? Labourers use excavators on top of a residential building being demolished in Yuhuan County of Taizhou City, Zhejiang province   This 18-story residential tower in Taizhou, Zheijiang Province, eastern China is being dismantled by excavators hauled to the top by cranes.   The building was completed in January and was hailed as a luxury development with a 'perfect' ocean view. But months later it was found to be leaning. One apartment owner, who gave his surname as Zhan, moved out just 17 hours after moving in.   'I bought
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