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2014-02-20 08:35:05

WOLVERHAMPTON, England and LUCCA, Italy, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading FTSE 250 integrated support services company to manage its statutory consolidation and management reporting processes on Microsoft technology Tagetik, a global provider of enterprise software solutions for Performance Management, Disclosure Management, Financial Governance and Business Intelligence, today announced that...

2011-06-03 04:00:00

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaga Heat, the highly successful central heating and boiler installation and repair company, has changed its website from http://www.eagaheat.com to http://www.carillionenergy.com/heating following Carillion's acquisition of Eaga on 21st April 2011. The website changed over on the 6th May with a rebranding to reflect the new ownership and company name. The combination of Carillion and Eaga brings together two highly...

2011-05-20 04:00:00

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carillion Energy Services (http://heating.carillionenergy.com/) has carried out a survey showing that 61% of households in the UK don't use standby saver products. Done through Facebook, the survey covers a wide range of ways to save money on central heating bills and shows that the majority of people questioned have no standby saver products fitted in their homes. This statistic comes hot on the heels of the Department...

2010-06-28 00:57:00

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced today that its subsidiary ARCADIS AQUMEN FACILITY MANAGEMENT (AAFM) has signed a three-year framework contract to provide services to BT (former British Telecom) in the Benelux. AAFM is a joint venture of ARCADIS and U.K. based Carillion. The contract provides a good platform for the further...

2009-09-22 10:00:25

Britain's Office of Fair Trading has fined 103 construction companies $211 million after a four-year investigation of anti-competitive contract bidding. Officials said the companies were involved in illegal anti-competitive bid-rigging activities, between 2000 and 2006, including submitting inflated bids for public sector contracts, a practice called cover-pricing. The high bids are not submitted to win a contract, but to raise the perception among clients that other high prices are...

2008-09-04 18:00:00

A TEENAGER has landed a traineeship at a civil engineering firm thanks to a new project. Adam Robson, 17, from Morpeth, took part in the Engineering Education Scheme (EES), which saw 45 teams of young people from schools and sixth forms across the North work get a taste for the industry. Adam, a former King Edward VI School pupil, worked alongside Carillion Civil Engineering from October 2006 to March 2007 on Northumberland County Council's Pegswood Bypass project. After completing the...

2008-08-29 18:00:36

A STUDENT has landed his dream job at a construction firm after helping to build a 2.7km bypass in Northumberland. Adam Robson worked alongside Wolverhampton-based Carillion Civil Engineering between October 2006 and March 2007 to build the pounds 9m Pegswood Bypass linking Ashington and Morpeth. After helping to complete the project, Adam used the contacts he had built up to secure an interview with Carillion for a full-time post. After discussing his options, he decided to take on...

2008-08-04 12:01:14

A Pounds 29m deal has been struck to build a flagship new secondary school in York - clearing the way for the doors to open in less than two years, it was announced yesterday. A review of all the city's secondary schools two years ago showed that Joseph Rowntree School needed at least Pounds 3.2m to bring its basic facilities up to modern standards. Staff said the current premises had been built in a piecemeal manner between 1940 and 1975. Despite continuous maintenance they need many...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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