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Steel Supports High-elevation Project
Posted by Alison Trost on June 17, 2010 at 8:07 AM.

Stiffness of the framing components is one of the key criteria for the structure that will house the world’s largest optical telescope now under construction on the big island of Hawaii. Constructing the observatory for the Thirty Meter Telescope, dubbed TMT, also poses another significant challenge: the construction site is at 14,000 ft.

An article from the Journal of Commerce describes the project – read it at http://bit.ly/a4wvab.


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