Collapse in Dubai puts focus on construction standards

09/24/2009 | Construction Week

Dubai Municipality is expected to announce the results of an investigation into the collapse of an eight-story building in Deira in a few weeks. The incident, which occurred in August, raised questions about the construction standards and material quality. Although global standards for construction exist and are followed by some companies, they are not strictly enforced in all parts of the world, observers say.

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