Hyundai E&C sends team to finish Antarctic stationHyundai Engineering and Construction said it dispatched 140 employees over the weekend to complete the construction of Jang Bogo Station, Korea’s second research center in Antarctica.
The nation’s largest builder, which constructed the Sejong Research Center at the South Pole in 1988, said the employees will install electricity and communications systems, and finish the interior and exterior of the buildings.
Korea will be 10th country to have two or more base camps in Antarctica when construction is completed in March.
The station will have 16 buildings on a 4,458-square-meter (47,985- square-foot) site and accommodate a maximum of 60 persons.
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