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Rafael Pablo Guillen Carmona, Director of Engineering of Sacyr Construction, has developed the launching gantry RPGC-21 to solve this very same problem at the Pamplona-Cúcuta project in Colombia.
In order to prevent falls during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, a safety net was installed under the structure. Workers also wore face masks, anti-glare goggles and wind cream. To successfully erect this megastructure, multiple technical, safety and economic barriers had to be overcome.
While Native American tribes historically performed weather modification rituals that attempted to invoke rain, nowadays drones and electrical discharges are being used to create rainfall in the desert. But to what extent can these technologies be used to manipulate the weather?