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2014-06-05 12:33:28

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, one of the world's largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, is proud to be an active participant in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA's) National Safety Stand-Down. Across the United States, all Lend Lease managed construction sites and real estate assets will hold scheduled safety stand downs focused on reducing falls. In addition to the Lend Lease safety stand downs, today Lend...

2014-03-05 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Army Women's Foundation will bring together service members and veterans, leading employers, members of Congress and more than 200 attendees for its Sixth Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Summit on March 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Presented with support from The Home Depot Foundation and other partners, the event will honor outstanding Army women, recognize their advocates in Congress, and address key issues facing...

2014-02-03 12:30:13

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Property solutions and infrastructure provider, Lend Lease, is pleased to announce that Sara Rubenstein, has been named one of ENR New York's Top 20 Under 40. Each year, ENR New York recognizes 20 contributors under 40 years old from throughout the New York metropolitan area for contributions made to the Real Estate and Construction community. Award recipients are recognized for their job responsibilities, project work, certifications,...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • 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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