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Episode Clips

Early Complications

Complications over the quarry’s structure causes the team to go back to the drawing board.

A Grueling Job

See how Site Manager Cao Ping works around the clock to ensure the resort’s completion.

Battling the Rain

The torrential rain proves to be an obstacle for the construction crew of Ice World.

The Pandemic Halts Construction

Construction for Ice World is brought to a halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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