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While the Chinese firm was the lowest bidder, California taxpayers are now paying extra because the imported steel girders proved to be faulty. As the San Francisco Chronicle has reported, construction of the Bay Bridge has been plagued by delays and cost overruns due to the flawed steel sections imported from China.
Originally posted by chapterhouse
buy a hunting rifle w scope and get to work =D
They claim there are not enough welders
Originally posted by Flavian
reply to post by sad_eyed_lady
What is the problem with this? Ok, they may have given shoddy reasoning but it is a global economy and free trade that America has spent generations pushing. Therefore, other global firms can also tender for work in America.
If you have a problem with this then maybe you actually have a problem with free market capitalism?