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2011-07-19 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the Civil Engineering and Development Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide services in respect of managing and operating the Public Works Regional Laboratory in Tai Po, Hong Kong. The Laboratory provides construction material compliance testing services for public sector projects. The contract value is...

2009-04-22 09:09:00

LONDON, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheffield United has today confirmed a groundbreaking sponsorship deal with the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) that will see the 2008/2009 Hong Kong FA Cup titled 'the Sheffield United FA Cup'. Sheffield United's agreement with the HKFA has been announced in partnership with the Chengdu Blades Football Club in China. In January 2006, Sheffield United's acquisition of China's Chengdu Blades marked the first foreign ownership of a Chinese...

2007-01-13 03:00:16

By Bradbeer, Robin S; Ku, Kenneth K K; Yeung, Lam F Camera Operates With Low-Disturbance to the Environment of an Inshore Coral Reef The most common methodology for monitoring fish activity on coral reefs is to use scuba divers. Several articles have been published in mis area. However, any form of human intervention can be damaging to the reef, especially in areas where the habitat is under threat. This is especially the case where inexperienced divers are involved. The work for the...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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