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Old 12-11-2015, 10:13 PM   #19
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Or South32 Tower (formerly known as Bankwest Tower, the Bond Tower and the R&I Tower) is a 50-storey office tower in Perth, Western Australia. Completed in 1988, the building measures 214 metres (702 ft) to its roof and 247 metres (810 ft) to the tip of its communications antenna.. It was the tallest building in Perth from its completion in 1988 until 1992 when it was overtaken in height by Central Park.. As of 2009, it remains the second-tallest building in the city.. The concrete tower has a distinctive profile, with a triangular plan..The tower was designed by architects Cameron Chisholm Nicol.

Demolition of parts of the site commenced in August 1981, and by August 1983 construction had completed on the tower's foundation and 3 levels of underground parking.. However, there were continuing doubts about the viability of the building, slowing the pace of the development.. This changed on 7 September 1984 when R&I Bank Chairman David Fischer signed a joint venture agreement over the development with Austmark International, a subsidiary of Bond Corporation..The bank, which was at the time wholly owned by the Government of Western Australia, consulted then-Premier Brian Burke in deciding whether to invest in the project..

South32 is a base metal and coal mining company based in Perth, Western Australia. It was spun out of BHP Billiton on 25 May 2015.. The company is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with secondary listings planned for the Johannesburg bourse and a standard listing on the London market..., Mister Burke..On vacation or vocation?..What did you do to her?.I've taken her to where she wished to go..To meet the man she came here to meet..We have to go further...
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