ground-breaking


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ground-breaking

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innovative: a ground-breaking novel.
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THOUSANDS of people are to benefit from a ground-breaking scheme to send free flood warnings to EE mobile phone users.
Dubai -- Al Hamra Real Estate Development has held an official ground-breaking ceremony for Falcon Island, a luxury Dh1 billion residential development that will soon be home to one of the most exclusive and environmentally-friendly pieces of real estate in region.
Still widely considered to be the world's benchmark for high performance sailing, the ground-breaking Royal Huisman ketch Cyclos III, the yacht with which multi-award winning designer Andrew Winch launched his superyacht career, will be sold by Head of YPI Sailing, William Bishop, in a Blind Auction ending on May 08, 2014.
Nabil Khoury, Head of Engineering of Aabar Properties and Jamal Tamer, Area General Manager of Arabtec, performed the ground-breaking of the new development at Najmat Abu Dhabi.
KOCAELI, September 28, 2011(TUR) - A ground-breaking ceremony took place for South Korean POSCO ASSAN TST's stainless steel cold rolling facilities in north-western province of Kocaeli on Wednesday.
Ratner said a ground-breaking ceremony will be held March 11.
This ground-breaking study has uncovered another startling fact.
It was former nearly 30 years ago to provide support and funds to the National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers for compelling and ground-breaking education for appraisal professionals.
Deftly compiling Neil Ruzic's seminal and ground-breaking studies, Racing To A Cure offers medical students, health care workers, cancer patients, and non-specialist general readers a complete understanding of alternative therapies used to extend his life as a cancer patient, ranging from state-of-the-art molecularly based technologies, to debunking widespread cancer myths.
FX's ground-breaking drama ``Over There,'' about the ongoing conflict in Iraq, was created in an atmosphere of national ambivalence over the war, and the public responded in kind - the show was assailed in some quarters as antiwar and in others as pro-military, suggesting it pretty fairly split the difference.
The Reverend Li Tim-Oi Resource Centre, which is based at the University of Waterloo, will comprise a memorial reading room and archives and is intended to help future generations to learn about the life and work of the ground-breaking priest.
In announcing the ground-breaking series, the series' two flagship supporters--Monsanto Company and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)--along with the show's producer, KVIE, the public television affiliate in Sacramento, Calif.

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