Volume 6 Chapter 14 Construction site under the hot sun
Time passed day by day and even if they werent willing, the season had entered midsummer.
For the people in the southern countries of the Sines Continent, summer would be exceptionally warm. No one was willing to sweat out in the sun because that would just be suffering.
But if they could earn sparkling gold coins for their beads of sweat, that feeling of suffering would become much better.
The Amrit Chamber of Commerce workers at the construction site of the Frestech Magic Machine Industry Academy had this thought. Even though the heat poured over their bodies, that didnt stop the work that their hands were doing.
Actually, the Amrit Chamber of Commerce was not a company that was stingy with its workers. Rather among all the companies in the Lampuri Kingdom and the surrounding kingdoms, the Amrit Chamber of Commerce was one of the best when it came to how they treated their employees.
But this time the Frestech Chamber of Commerce was in a rush, so they requested the Amrit Chamber of Commerce to finish by the end of the year. That was why they were forced to work under the hot sun.
Moreover, the workers sent this time were split into two shifts. Even at night, there were workers that continued working under Magic Lamps, not even stopping for a minute.
It was because of this sense of urgency that the Frestech Magic Machine Industry Academy was built so quickly.
In just a single month of construction, most of the buildings of the five square kilometers wide campus were already built and were taking shape.
According to vice chairman Riley who was in charge of this construction, if they maintained this speed, they wouldnt even need to wait until the end of the year to finish this.
Of course, they could only keep this speed because of the large number of construction magic machines from the Frestech Chamber of Commerce.
For example, the Frestech Chamber of Commerces newly developed large Magic Cement Mixers. It could allow workers to just throw in the cement and sand and it would mix it quickly, giving them a supply of concrete to use.
And also the newly developed steel bars that were easy to cut, working with the small Magic Welders that could quickly cut through them.
Just with this, their building speed of the foundations were much faster than before.
When they were compared to other companies who werent using construction magic machines yet…..
There was no comparison at all.
The Amrit Chamber of Commerce could only be considered a decent construction company of Banta City before, but since they started working with the Frestech Chamber of Commerce, they were now one of the most powerful construction companies in the surrounding countries.
Whether it was their speed or quality, or even their style, the other companies couldnt be put on the same level as the Amrit Chamber of Commerce.
For example, the thirteen floored Banta Hotel that was just built in the new district in Banta City last month, it represented the most advanced construction technology of the Amrit Chamber of Commerce.
Not to mention other companies being able to build the same hotel, it was already impossible for them to build a building that was thirteen floors, reaching fifty meters into the air.
Just with this hotel, it was enough to show the Amrit Chamber of Commerces dominance in the construction industry.
All of this was because of their close cooperation with the Frestech Chamber of Commerce.
So when the Frestech Chamber of Commerce had any construction projects, the Amrit Chamber of Commerce would always give it priority. They would send their best managers and construction teams, not daring to show any negligence.
This Frestech Magic Machine Industry Academy was something important for Xu Yi, so when he received Xu Yis request, chairman Cruise had sent the top two construction teams of the Amrit Chamber of Commerce over. He even sent vice chairman Riley who had already been promoted to personally supervise this to make sure that the quality of the building was perfect.
After being promoted to vice chairman, Riley had rarely had to personally manage a construction site.
If it wasnt for the fact that this was an important project for the Frestech Chamber of Commerce, it was impossible for Riley to be here.
Of course, to work for the Frestech Chamber of Commerce, Riley was very willing
After all, he was able to reach his position as the vice chairman because he was the project manager of the first cooperation between the Amrit Chamber of Commerce and the Frestech Chamber of Commerce.
When it came to history with the Frestech Chamber of Commerce and Xu Yi, no one could compare to him in the Amrit Chamber of Commerce. Even chairman Cruise was a bit lower than him.
But no matter how willing he was, he had to face the facts.
Riley looked at the sun that had been over their heads for a long time and feeling the heat coming from the sun, he thought about it before deciding to let the workers rest.
Because he didnt hold back yesterday and made the workers keep working, there were two that had fainted from heat stroke which had actually delayed their progress.
He definitely wouldnt make this mistake before, but because he was in a rush to finish this project for the Frestech Chamber of Commerce, he had been too careless.
When he was calculating how long he should let the workers rest for, there was a rumbling sound that came from behind Riley.
There was no need to turn around to know that it was the Frestech Chamber of Commerces new large Magic Trucks.
As expected, there was a row of five giant Magic Cars that were twice as tall as people hauling a large dump bucket behind it.
These five Magic Cars were the Frestech Chamber of Commerces newly developed large construction transport Magic Cars that came out two months ago.
This Magic Car didnt have more storage space compared to the large transport Magic Cars, but it had much more load bearing capacity, even exceeding a hundred tons.
With this kind of terrifying load bearing capacity, it was very suited for work sites like mines, so once it was released, it was welcomed by the companies like the Lampuri Kigndoms Falcao Chamber of Commerce or the mining companies of the Rudson Kingdom.
According to what Xu Yi had told him, the Falcao Chamber of Commerce had already ordered a hundred of them for a total of seven hundred thousand gold coins.
That was right, a single large Magic Truck was worth a shocking seven thousand gold coins.
However, even with this astonishing price, people snatched them up. Even the Amrit Chamber of Commerce wanting to buy some had to rely on chairman Cruises personal relationship with Xu Yi.
Moreover, even like this, the Frestech Chamber of Commerce took a hundred and fifty orders which would only be finished by the end of the year.
There was no other way, the Frestech Chamber of Commerces production capacity was limited, this was something that even Xu Yi felt helpless over.
These five large Magic Trucks were pulled out from the twenty that the Frestech Chamber of Commerce gave chairman Cruise, so it could be seen how important this project was for him.
Of course, they were lucky to have these five Magic Trucks which made their progress smooth.
After a while, the five Magic Trucks slowly stopped outside the construction site. The passenger door of one of the Magic Trucks opened and it was the manager that the Frestech Chamber of Commerce had sent for this project.
Riley was surprised when he saw him and he came over to greet him.
“Manager Vito, why are you here Its noon right now, its so hot…..”
Manager Vito wiped the layer of sweat off his forehead and looked up at the dazzling sun in the sky. He shook his head and said with a sigh, “This damn weather, its been hard for you all to work under this heat.”
Manager Vito went past the truck and waved behind him, as several young men wearing the uniform of the Frestech Chamber of Commerce came out of the dump bucket of the last Magic Truck before bringing down many things.
“This…..” Riley was surprised.
“He, he, manager Riley, you and your brothers are working on such a hot day, it really is hard for you. So sir chairman is providing some logistical support for you. Look, I brought the new cold vanilla beverage from the Moon Shadow Drink Company to help the brothers relieve their thirst and recover from this heat.”
Riley was surprised to see these large jars coming down and he couldnt help waving his hand, “This…..Isnt chairman Xu being too polite The cold beverage of the Moon Shadow Brand is very expensive, it costs more than ten gold coins per jar, right”
“Its not much, its just eighteen gold coins at market price. Moreover, with our companys relationship with the Moon Shadow Tribe, we receive a discount. Alright, manager Riley, let the brother stop and have a few drinks to rest up. The weather is too hot, if we dont pay attention, people might fall from heat stroke and that wont be good.” Vito said with a smile.
Riley was a bit surprised as he revealed an awkward look.
It seems like Vito suddenly bringing these things over is definitely because he heard of workers fainting from heat stroke yesterday.
This matter was his mistake and now that Vito was mentioning it, naturally he felt awkward.
It was like Vito could see his thoughts, so he patted his shoulder and lowered his voice, “Actually, you dont need to be in such a rush. Although sir chairman wants to finish this academy before the end of the year, he also said that people are the most important at any time. So its not a problem if you cant keep the schedule, but you cant do anything where the gains dont equal the losses. Moreover…..to be honest, its hard to say if this academy can even keep going…..”
Riley looked at Vito who had a worried look with a surprised look as he felt confused.
This academy was one that chairman Xu placed great importance on and he had invested over six hundred thousand gold coins on this.
If he suddenly stopped this project, wouldnt he have wasted all that investment from before-