Midnight welds

This particular task was reserved for the late evening because of both its relative quiet compared to the noisier stages of construction, and also its reliance upon electricity as opposed to more manual (and noisy) processes of hammering, hand-sawing, etc . With electricity access revolving by neighborhood throughout the day, this late-night welding within a soon-to-be religious structure in downtown Yangon is just one of the many impacts the dry season’s electricity rationing has upon economic life of Myanmar’s largest city.

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