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- From: "Chance, Acie P." <acie_chance(--nospam--at)wdi.disney.com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Nov 1998 11:56:46 -0800
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 > ---------- > 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. > > 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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