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2010-07-09 12:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BCCI, a premier commercial contractor firm, is proud to announce the commencement of construction on the Clorox Headquarters Plaza waterproofing and renovation project. The 37,500-square-foot plaza will turn a worn walkway into a Downtown Oakland destination with generous seating and landscaping to accommodate Clorox employees and workers from nearby offices. Work on the multi-faceted project began in early June which turned a waterproofing project into...

2006-08-16 15:24:43

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took formal control on Wednesday of Boston's scandal-plagued "Big Dig" highway project, naming an engineering firm to conduct a 90-day review of problems in the tunnel where a ceiling collapse last month killed a woman. Romney said that structural engineering firm Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc. of Northbrook, Illinois -- which has worked on disaster recovery projects including the World Trade Center after the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.