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RE: Introduction.

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Asks the Structural Engineers at Bechtel in the early nineties about
American Companies setting up shop in third world countries. I do not know
if it happened but it was sure talked about by management to educe the
hourly rate to clients.

Acie Chance

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> From: 	Bill Polhemus[SMTP:polhemus(--nospam--at)insync.net]
> Sent: 	Wednesday, November 04, 1998 9:47 AM
> To: 	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: 	RE: Introduction.
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> Don't be so quick to dismiss it.
> 
> The software industry has done this for some time now, because they can
> get
> programmers in Bangalore for about 15% of the cost of programmers in the
> States or Europe.
> 
> With the advent of electronic media and information exchange, it wouldn't
> be
> far-fetched to expect "sweat shops" for structural drafting or even
> portions
> of structural design.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Lynn [mailto:lhoward(--nospam--at)silcom.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 1998 9:54 AM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: Re: Introduction.
> >
> >
> > Do you really expect that a US structural engineering firm is going to
> > hire a firm from India to do work for them?
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