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2011-07-27 16:48:00

ARCADIA, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority Board of Directors awarded a $485.9 million contract to "Foothill Transit Constructors - A Kiewit Parsons Joint Venture" to design and construct the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension from Pasadena to Azusa. The project includes final design and construction of 11.5 miles of track, six stations, dozens of crossings, utilities, systems and much, much more. The...

2011-06-13 15:10:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected five firms for awards under a $400 million solicitation to perform large general construction projects. The work will be performed at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility, all in Houston, and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The five selected firms are Swinerton Builders of Arvada, Colo.; J.T. Vaughn...

2010-11-24 10:02:00

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Robert B. Daugherty, the man who pioneered center pivot irrigation and founded Valmont Industries in Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Wednesday morning, November 24, after a short illness. Daugherty retired in 2004 from Valmont's Board of Directors after serving for 57 years. "We've lost much more than our founder," said Valmont's Chairman and CEO Mogens C. Bay. "We've lost a great leader, mentor, innovator and friend. His vision laid...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.