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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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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