Archinect - News 2014-10-01T08:26:54-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/69840388/poor-quality-chinese-concrete-could-lead-to-skyscraper-collapses Poor-Quality Chinese Concrete Could Lead to Skyscraper Collapses Archinect 2013-03-21T18:53:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T20:57:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1q/1q92vl636f6nju74.jpg" width="514" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Ping&rsquo;an Finance Center is planned to top out at 660m, making it not only China&rsquo;s tallest building but the second-tallest building in the world after the Burj Dubai. 80m has been built so far, but construction has been halted in the wake of the revelation from Shenzhen&rsquo;s Housing and Construction Bureau that substandard sea sand concrete had been used in its construction.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>