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...know about? AUGUSTA ONLY half-recycles and everyone is so-o-o proud. When will they get with it and recycle steel and glass? Half recycling is just not good enough. PUNK GANG MEMBERS and their dogs are ruining our neighborhood. The poor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-13/rants-raves
MUSC tower nears completion

...500 workers are on the job site these days, working to complete, by early next year, the modernistic building of steel and glass resembling a curving sail. The building consists of a seven-story tower with patient beds and a four-story center...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/14/met_147477.shtml
Metro
Opening ceremony is a secret of Olympic proportions

...acted without words and relied on minimal props. At the main Olympic stadium, despite the delays in building its steel-and-glass roof, crews have crisscrossed two cables on both sides that span the width of the venue. They are suspended from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/oly_418306.shtml
Olympics
Architect confident Olympic roof will be ready

...consider canceling the project if they could not guarantee it would be done on time. In May, the west arch of the steel-and-glass canopy was pulled into place after sliding on giant roller skates over 230 feet. The east arch was supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/oly_417625.shtml
Olympics
ATHENS: Ancient city gets fresh look for Olympic homecoming

...time. "I'm really confident if this pace is kept up, everything will be ready," he said. The IOC wants the steel-and-glass roof over the main stadium ready by the end of June to allow time to place wiring, technical systems and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/oly_415290.shtml
Olympics
Workers prepare to put roof arches in place at Olympic stadium

ATHENS, Greece -- Workers dismantled support towers on sections of a delayed steel-and-glass roof at the main Olympic stadium Sunday in preparation for rolling the arches into place during a visit by International Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/oly_415200.shtml
Olympics
All work, no play 100 days before Athens Olympics

...make sure they are sticking to the tight deadlines. Each week, she tours the most high-profile project: the steel-and-glass roof on the main stadium. The roof, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, has been so far behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/06/oly_414745.shtml
Olympics
Japan's working-class noodles go upscale, high-finance

...recognized as a legitimate leisure activity." The trend reaches extremes at Shiodome Ramen, a spanking new cluster of steel-and-glass towers next to - but a world away from - the decidedly lowbrow Shimbashi district. The shop aims to create a splash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/foo_413701.shtml
Food
IOC has new hope Olympic delays will be overcome

...will be completed perfectly well and on time," he said. Oswald, however, again warned the government that the steel-and-glass dome roof designed by Calatrava for the main Olympic stadium must be ready by the end of June - weeks ahead of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/01/oly_410749.shtml
Olympics
Federation blasts Athens 'surprise' move to cancel pool roof

...or delay would have canceled the Olympic swimming sport from the games." She also said the project to build a steel-and-glass roof for the main Olympic stadium "has a completion date that has strict limits." International Olympic Committee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/23/oly_409726.shtml
Olympics