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SBD Global/August 2, 2012/Facilities
Brazilian Sports Minister Reveals Not All World Cup Infrastructure Will Be Done In Time
Published August 2, 2012
SPEED UP: PORTAL 2014 reported the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil will have 200 more workers and 23 hour days. The World Cup host stadium will now have 1,200 workers who will works 23 hours a day to speed up the pace of construction. The last report, which came out in July, showed that the arena was 27% finished. In Rio Grande do Norte, the state where the arena is located, Governor Rosalba Ciarlini said, "The expectation is that by December of this year we are 50% done with the construction" (PORTAL2014.org.br, 7/31).