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Company Gets Up Close and Personal With Skyscrapers

Historic landmark buildings, museums, the United States Capitol - all seen from top to bottom just inches from one’s face.   To get there you have to be an engineer, an archaeologist, and part-daredevil.    It may look like fun, but this is serious business.  One team from the company “Vertical Access” is preparing to survey the exterior of a 37-story Wall Street building. Literally climbing the walls is the cheapest way for engineers and architects to monitor...

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