8 Amazing Videos of Third World Construction TechniquesNews flash: labor in the thirld world is cheap. And when I say cheap I mean it’s more economical to employ hundreds of people to move bricks, sand and cement than it is to buy one piece of heavy machinery to do the job.
Clearly they don’t have to worry about OSHA requirements over there, or any of that meddlesome workman’s compensation or other actual safety rules. After all, safety is for wussies!
Bangladesh Brick Labor
Have you ever seen those ladies who walk around balancing all sorts of stuff on their heads to carry them long distances? Well, they’ve got NOTHING on this guy!
Pouring Concrete in Africa
Wow! This is kind of like watching a concrete waterfall – only in reverse.
I guess these guys don’t have enough shovels laying around to send the cement up the other way. So they just toss it in buckets.
Construction in Nepal
Seriously, watch this video and then I just want you to imagine for a second what happens is a guy like half way up the chain drops one…
It’s like a human sand escalator. Only faster…
Building a Hotel in India
These guys clearly have no issues with putting the ladies to work doing heavy manual labor.
South African Cement Throwing
Who needs buckets to throw cement when you can just toss the whole shovel along with it?
Building a House in China
That is some nicely choreographed brick throwing.