originally posted by: dashen
A huge amount of that went into three Gorges Dam. I'm sure a great deal more went into all of the ghost cities that they built all over. Vast metropolisesses, devoid of human life.
originally posted by: violet
Bill Gates thinks roads are made from concrete?
It's asphalt.I thought this guy was supposed to be smart.
The biggest cement, aggregates company in the world is LaFarge. Considered one of the multinationals. Greedy bastards. Hilary Clinton was on board of directors at one point, so was Bush Sr.
Concrete can also be made from volcanic ash.
originally posted by: works4dhs
I wonder how much steel is being used to structure that cement.
I wonder how much of this construction is in quake zones.
I wonder if we'll be seeing collapsed buildings in the news soon.
China does not have a good reputation for quality building/manufacturing these days.
The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, located in Yiling District, Yichang, Hubei province, China. The Three Gorges Dam is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (22,500 MW). In 2012, the amount of electricity the dam generated was similar to the amount generated by the Itaipu Dam.