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2010-06-17 06:00:00

MILAN, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction technology firm Aconex has been selected by consortium Eurolink to provide its online project collaboration solution to the euro 6.1 billion Strait of Messina Bridge project in Italy. Aconex will be used to manage information and link the international organizations involved in the infrastructure works of the project. Aconex will provide the entire project team with a common, web-based platform for managing project information such as drawings,...

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2007-01-15 18:01:35

ROME - A container ship and a commuter hydrofoil collided near the entrance to the Sicilian port of Messina on Monday evening, killing two people and injuring dozens, including three people trapped in the wreckage, officials said. The two dead were aboard the hydrofoil, and firefighters were trying to free three others from its wreckage, Messina fire officials said. State TV said the two deaths were crew members. "The bridge of the hydrofoil was destroyed," Messina Port Cmdr. Antonino...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.