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Burj Dubai's abseilers

Burj Dubai's abseilers
A member of Megarme staff abseils down the side of the Burj Dubai. The rope-access firm fitted the lights to the world's tallest tower. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Megarme staff are seen about half way up the side of the building. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Megarme staff clean sand off the huge Emaar banner which they also hung on the side of the Burj Dubai. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
The Emaar banner can be seen about half way up the side of the Burj Dubai. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
A close-up shot taken from above a member of Megarme staff wiping the banner. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Megarme, which has been based in the UAE for 17 years, has worked on some of the emirates highest profile projects like the Burj Dubai and including the Burj Al Arab and Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Staff spend years training to scale the heights of the Burj Dubai. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Safety is the company's up-most priority. Megarme has not had an accident in the 17 years it has been in business. (Megarme)
Burj Dubai's abseilers
Megarme has tendered for the Burj Dubai maintenance contract. (Megarme)