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2014-07-10 20:21:30

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DC Water issued $350 million in taxable, green century bonds this week, marking several firsts for the Authority and the municipal sector. The 100-year final maturity represents the first municipal century bond issued by a water/wastewater utility in the United States. It also represents DC Water's inaugural green bond issue and the first "certified" green bond in the US debt capital markets with an independent second party sustainability...

2014-07-07 23:07:15

JJ Tech’s powerful new ULTRA-FLOW 200 production system will be placed in full time production service within weeks when field-testing concludes. Shreveport, Louisiana (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 JJ Tech announces that field testing of the firm’s new ULTRA-FLOW 200 production system at a South Alabama location will conclude within weeks, and the manufacture of new production models will begin in order to make the system available to operators for full time field operation. The new system...

2014-07-07 20:20:38

Anchor Products InterSolar Booth No. 9436 COLLEYVILLE, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Products, LLC will exhibit its newly introduced U-Anchor 2600 for attachment of rooftop solar racking systems on asphalt roofs at InterSolar North America 2014 as the company reaches 50,000 attachments installed on projects. "In our best year to date, we are excited about our continuing contributions and innovations in rooftop solar attachments, which includes the U-Anchor 2600 Asphalt and the...

2014-07-04 23:03:38

Engineering and construction firm expands to better serve wireless telecommunications clientele in western region. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 FDH has opened an office in Arizona’s Greater Phoenix area. The firm is expanding its West Coast operation to better serve its wireless telecommunications clientele in a region well-known for its coordinated deployment of wireless networks. “FDH’s commitment to adding value to our client services is evident in our investment in our...

2014-07-01 23:01:14

Hayward Baker names Mark Rohrbach Senior Engineer at its Seattle Regional Office covering the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada regions. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc. (HB), North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Rohrbach, PE, GE, and P.Eng. to the company’s regional office in Seattle, Wa. As a Senior Engineer, Mr. Rohrbach will enhance Hayward Baker’s established design-build capabilities....

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...

2014-06-12 16:22:17

BOSTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that Clyde N. Baker, Jr., P.E., S.E., respected international figure in tall and super tall building foundation design and engineering, has joined the company. Baker was formerly CEO and Chairman of Chicago-based geotechnical firm STS Consultants. Clyde Baker has served as lead...

2014-06-11 23:01:33

Walttools suggests strategically placing control joints and providing client education can stop ugly cracks and produce a happy customer. Morris, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Step on a crack, break your mother’s back… We all know the saying and most of us probably will step a little further just to avoid hurting dear mom. When it comes to decorative or stamped concrete, pride and expectations are often hurt more when unsightly cracks appear. Cracks in a decorative surface tend to send...

2014-06-09 08:31:51

DARTFORD, England, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laing O'Rourke today announced the appointment of Paul Westbury as Group Technical Director. In this new strategic role, Paul will have global responsibility for Laing O'Rourke's technical and engineering functions, including the Engineering Excellence Group; and will lead the development of the Group's design and engineering offering to underpin the organisation's growth strategy. (Photo:...

2014-06-05 23:11:37

Mabey Inc.'s innovative engineering and field support safely shore job that proves challenging for workers inside and outside of the pit. Modesto, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Construction to the Emerald Lift Station, a three-story pumping facility in Modesto, CA, is nearly finished after damage from severe corrosion compromised the safety of workers and the operation of the station. The two-phase project required shoring two separate excavations that were affected by extreme site...


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  • 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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