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2013-11-05 23:02:48

Acquisition of Esorfranki Geotechnical extends Keller's footprint into South Africa and selected sub-Saharan construction markets. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Hayward Baker announces that its parent company, Keller Group, has agreed to purchase Esorfranki Geotechnical, the largest ground engineering business in South Africa. The acquisition is predicted to reach completion by the end of November 2013. Esorfranki Geotechnical will revert to its original name, Franki,...

Earthquake Prone Regions Could Benefit From Updated Warning System
2013-10-31 08:52:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Relocating some of the seismic stations in California and upgrading earthquake-detection technology could improve early warning systems throughout the state, according to new research appearing in the November edition of the the journal Seismological Research Letters. The effect would be particularly noticeable in regions that are poorly served by the current network, explained Serdar Kuyuk, assistant professor of civil...

2013-10-21 23:00:27

China: Wastewater Treatment Industry is the new 2013 market research report available with MarketReportsOnline.com at http://www.marketreportsonline.com/285769.html. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The objective of this report is to provide an overview of China’s municipal wastewater treatment (WWT) market, the competitive landscape, and key opportunities and challenges for companies considering entry into the China market. Wastewater Generation: China’s municipal wastewater...

2013-10-18 23:01:48

KS Associates, Inc., will be among this year’s exhibitors at the annual Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC) in Columbus, Ohio. KS will showcase its roadway, bridge and traffic engineering; 3D laser scanning; and surveying capabilities. Elyria, Ohio (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 KS Associates, Inc., a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, will be among this year’s exhibitors at the annual Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC) on Tuesday and...

2013-10-16 23:02:05

Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. releases its "AutoCAD - Creating Construction Drawings Tutorial," a 4 hour intensive, advanced-level course focused on creating professional, polished drafts for use in construction. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. this week released its "AutoCAD - Creating Construction Drawings Tutorial," an intensive, advanced-level course focused on creating professional, polished drafts for use in...

2013-10-12 23:18:14

Waste volumes have increased since 2008, as consumers and businesses have generated more wastewater during the economic recovery; going forward, Wastewater volumes will continue to increase as consumption expands among households and businesses. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Sewage Treatment Facilities industry in its growing industry report collection. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 The Sewage Treatment Facilities industry has...

2013-10-01 23:19:59

RWL Water Aeromix hosts a special training session at booth 4026 at Weftec in Chicago, IL on October 7th, 2013 at 4pm. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 RWL Water Aeromix, the global leader in aeration systems and packaged wastewater treatment plants, announces a special training session hosted at Weftec to highlight the company’s newly acquired Tipton Series packaged plant designs. The training will be led by Fred Tipton, a new member of the RWL Water Aeromix team and former...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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