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2014-10-06 04:22:26

NIEUWEGEIN, the Netherlands, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballast Nedam expects the results for 2014 to deteriorate as a result of ongoing cost overruns on the public-private

2014-04-11 23:24:41

A recent study conducted by HR+Survey Solutions reveals that merit increase budgets are on the rise in the Global CRO Industry. Reading, PA (PRWEB) April 11,

2008-06-19 12:00:49

By Annie McCallum, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jun. 19--The rising cost of fuel and materials means some changes for the new Sandusky Middle School. To stick to the project's $28 million budget, officials have eliminated some building features and reallocated funds.

2006-08-29 17:38:15

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of a woman killed when slabs of cement fell from the ceiling of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel project filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and contractors.

2006-08-08 17:34:43

BOSTON (Reuters) - A busy stretch of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel system where a woman died when a concrete ceiling panel crushed her car four weeks ago will reopen at midnight on Tuesday, Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said.

2006-07-29 23:45:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department agency in charge of $1.4 billion for reconstruction projects in Iraq used an accounting shell game to hide cost overruns and failed to tell Congress about schedule delays, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

2006-07-18 08:51:47

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston's $15 billion "Big Dig" was meant to inspire awe, an engineering marvel on scale with the Panama Canal that would thrust U.S. cities into a new era.

2006-07-11 06:42:24

BOSTON (Reuters) - A section of concrete fell from the ceiling of a tunnel built as part of Boston's $14.8 billion "Big Dig" project and killed a woman in a car, authorities said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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