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First Foundation Poured For MeerKAT Antenna
2013-08-15 09:45:00

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Africa Each of MeerKAT's 64 antennas will stand firmly on a bed of concrete and steel The concrete for the first MeerKAT antenna foundation was poured yesterday (Wednesday 14 August 2013) at South Africa's SKA site in the Karoo. This is the first of 64 similar foundations that will be constructed for this telescope over the next nine months. Each foundation consists of 78 m³ concrete and 9 tons of steel. "Designing a foundation for a high-tech telescope...

2013-08-03 23:02:59

A Plus Warehouse offers many different spill containment items including berms. Learn more. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 A Plus Warehouse takes pleasure in showing off various items. This is why the company has the product of the day. With such a vast collection of items, customer can easily miss an item or two. Having a product of the day showcases A Plus Warehouse’s most interesting products. Today’s product of the day is a Foam Berm. This item is used for spill...

2013-07-25 23:28:19

The BOMAG BW100AD-4 tandem vibratory roller delivers efficient operation on a wide variety of commercial and municipal applications. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Featuring a Tier 4i compliant engine and enhanced operator’s station with smart steering wheel, the BOMAG BW100AD-4 tandem vibratory roller delivers efficient operation on a wide variety of commercial and municipal applications, including asphalt and base compaction, road shoulder work, parking lots, and asphalt...

2013-07-23 23:03:29

Robert Carnevale has joined Hayward Baker's regional office in Metro Seattle, Washington as business development manager. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Hayward Baker Inc., North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, announces that Robert A. Carnevale has joined the company as business development manager at the company’s regional office located in Metro Seattle, Wash. Carnevale is responsible for forging and maintaining business relationships with owners,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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