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Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Delayed Over Building Contract Recall

After this spring’s tense stand-still between artists and activist and the Guggenheim over the safety and financial considerations for construction workers working on the organization’s new Abu Dhabi location, the Frank Gehry-designed project has once again hit a delay. The National reports that the concrete contract has been recalled from the company hired for the job last year, which will more than likely push back the planned opening date of the new museum, currently slated for 2013, depending on how long this delay lasts. BusinessWeek reports that the state-run group who is helping construct the project, the Tourism Development and Investment Company, is responsible for the delay, saying that they’d recalled the contract “due to a review of its project procurement strategy.” When that review will end is now anyone’s guess.

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