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2008-07-16 09:01:11

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- When the consortium formed by Socar (Azerbaijan), Turcas (Turkey) and Injaz (Saudi Arabia) finalized the $2 billion, 51% takeover of Turkey's state-owned petrochemical major Petkim Petrokimya Holding A.S. (IST:PETKIM) (Izmir) in May, it promised a major investment to expand the group to more than double its annual production capacity to 4.5 million tons. For details, view the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'