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2014-10-29 12:21:54

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Weighbridge Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Weighbridge Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Gglobal weighbridge industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-09-21 08:20:46

SYDNEY, Sept. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympic Gold Medal winner Sally Pearson led international festivities from The Sydney Harbour Bridge calling for 24 hours of world peace On 21st September 2014 at midday, One of Australia's greatest Olympians Sally Pearson, led ten UN International Day of Peace representatives, in ringing the world renowned symbol of peace, the bell, atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Sydney bells kicked off events taking place at numerous iconic destinations...

2014-08-25 23:09:21

Mabey Inc.’s temporary bridge provides athletes and staff with a safe route over rapids as Olympic-level athletes compete for Gold in Garrett County, Maryland. McHenry, MD (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Mabey Inc. has provided a 103-foot pedestrian bridge for site access at the International Canoe Federation (ICF) World Championships to be held at The Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) in Western Maryland on September 17-21. The ASCI facility is unique because it is the only...

2014-07-30 23:08:25

Pedestrian bridges installed over track create a great vantage point for spectators in one of the largest street races in the United States. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Mabey Inc. provided two temporary bridges to the City of Modesto for its first-ever Grand Prix race to be held August 1-3. The event is expected to attract 15,000 spectators and, with that kind of volume, the city needed to provide safe passage for pedestrians. Modesto’s event organizers worked with Mabey to...

2014-07-14 16:20:29

Preservation-minded Individuals, Groups Sought to Maintain Bridge in New Location HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Departments of General Services and Transportation are seeking buyers interested in purchasing and preserving the historic Pond Eddy Bridge in Pike County. According to DGS Secretary Sheri Phillips, her department is currently accepting letters of interest until Aug. 29, 2014 and bids until Sept. 5, 2014 from potential buyers...

2014-06-27 16:24:39

A successful partnership between engineers and architects creates a place-sensitive, iconic bridge design MONTREAL, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arup, Dissing+Weitling, and Provencher Roy Associes Architectes are delighted to reveal the design of the New Bridge for the St. Lawrence, as announced today by the Government of Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122690 As technical advisor and engineers on the project, Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and...

2014-06-16 08:21:14

Multi-State Tour Begins at Shuttered I-495 Bridge In Delaware, Continues for Six Weeks Through Nation's Heartland, Before Ending at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional...

2014-06-12 16:27:20

Bayer MaterialScience LLC presents prestigious award during the International Bridge Conference® PITTSBURGH, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overcoming project challenges ranging from hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and winter storms to lack of funding and precise navigation clearance requirements, the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge opened in October 2012. Spanning the Elizabeth River and linking Chesapeake to Portsmouth, Va., the bridge received the prestigious Gustav Lindenthal Medal...

2014-06-04 23:11:04

Family-owned business installs Mabey Inc.'s 70-foot steel bridge to safely transport vacationers to popular resort after main access bridge destroyed by flooding. Estes Park, CO (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The September 2013 Colorado floods damaged hundreds of roads and bridges that served as direct routes to homes and businesses in the Estes Park area. Glacier Lodge Resort lost the main access to their business when the 40-foot wooden bridge spanning Big Thompson River and connecting to...

2014-05-27 08:35:51

Allows Operators to Increase Revenues from Data Services by 15% through Increased Data Service Adoption, Monetization and Customer Experience RA'ANANA, Israel, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pontis Ltd [http://www.pontis.com ], the leading provider of Continuous Contextual Engagement solutions optimizing personalized contextual marketing for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), today announced the launch of a new contextual analytics, engagement and execution solution, which...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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