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2008-08-20 09:01:12

BRATSK, Russia, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that reconstruction of the last of four systems for gas cleaning at its Bratsk Ferroalloy Plant subsidiary is near completion. Reconstruction of gas cleaning installations in Mechel's Bratsk Ferroalloy Plant began in 2003 and has now entered the completion stage. Initially all of the four systems for furnace gas cleaning were equipped with EG-1-9-6-4 electrical...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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