A court on Thursday granted an injunction filed by HDC Hyundai Development to stop a business suspension order it got from the Seoul city government over a building demolition disaster that claimed nine lives last year.
A court on Thursday granted an injunction filed by HDC Hyundai Development Corporation
The suspension was due to a fatal collapse at a construction site in Gwangju that killed nine people in June 2021. HDC could face additional penalties for another accident in January, which killed six construction workers.
Civic groups, including the People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy, demonstrate in front of the Federation of Korean Industries headquarters in Yeouido, Seoul where Hyundai Development Company’s annual shareholders meeting was held.
The Land Ministry requested either the termination of Hyundai Development Company's business license or suspend it for a year following the collapse of an apartment building under construction in Gwangju that killed six workers .
The design of the building had been altered from initial plans, increasing safety risks, the quality of the concrete used was subpar, and there were flaws in the management of the construction.
Hyundai Development Company (HDC) is struggling to keep its construction deals following a tragic apartment collapse in January.
At a construction site in Songpa District, "IPARK" and "HDC" are obscured on Tuesday. Since part of an apartment under construction by the company in Gwangju collapsed last week, people have been hesitant to move into apartments built by HDC.
A facade of a high-rise apartment being built in Gwangju crumbled on Tuesday, leaving at least six workers missing and one injured. The apartment was being built by Hyundai Development Company (HDC), the same company whose workers are currently on...
One week has passed since the collapse of a façade of a 39-story apartment building under construction in Gwangju, South Jeolla. But after the body of one construction worker has been found, families of the remaining five still...