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Taiwan firms vie for contract to supply glass to Burj Dubai

Post Time:Sep 01,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:152

Taiwanese glass manufacturers are teaming up to bid for the contract to supply glass to the world's tallest building, Burj Dubai, it was reported Sunday.

An estimated 110 Taiwan glass manufacturers plan to form a consortium to bid for the contract for the Dubai Tower, which will stand at more than 800 meters when it is unveiled in 2009, and replace the 508-meter Taipei 101 as the world's tallest building.

Burj Dubai will require $386 millionworth of glass, including $225 millionfor glass plates for its facade and $612 millionworth of glass for the interiors, the Liberty Times reported, according to a monstersandcritics.com report Aug. 31.

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