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- A half-buried truck is seen at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, December 23, 2015.
- Damaged vehicles and containers are seen at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, December 23, 2015.
- Rescuers walk along tyre tracks at the site of a landslide which hit an industrial park on Sunday in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China, December 22, 2015.
- On Tuesday, police raided offices of the company that was managing the dump site, Shenzhen Yixianglong Investment Development.
- Rescue workers work on a damaged building during search and rescue operations at an industrial estate hit by a landslide in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, December 23, 2015.
- The map allows the robot to know its location at all times and move around a construction site unaided.
- I think that in the next five to ten years we are going to see mobile robots on the construction site, but they’re not going to replace humans.
- Kohler says a robot builder would have multiple benefits, not least in terms of reducing the planning time required before building begins.
- The robot is an industrial arm on a mobile base and is designed to be self-contained, without the need for external localization systems.
- He told Reuters that construction sites are fascinating to roboticists.
- The government of Saudi Arabia has suspended construction giant Saudi Binladin Group from working on new contracts following Friday’s crane collapse at Mecca’s Grand Mosque which killed 107 people.
- The crane toppled over at Mecca’s Grand Mosque last Friday, less than two weeks before Islam’s annual hajj pilgrimage.
- The company, one of the largest contracting companies in the kingdom, had been carrying expansion work at the Grand Mosque.
- An official statement referred without elaborating to the responsibility and “shortcomings” of the company following an investigation into the crane crash that also injured 238 other people.
- The company is believed to have attributed the collapse to a lightning strike breaking a cable that was used to secure the crane.