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heavy lifting

n. Informal
Serious or difficult work: credited her for doing all the heavy lifting on the project.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heavy lifting - difficult workheavy lifting - difficult work; "the boss hoped the plan would succeed but he wasn't willing to do the heavy lifting"
work - activity directed toward making or doing something; "she checked several points needing further work"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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We feel fortunate to have been entrusted to assist Sasol with the heavy lifting and transport requirements for this project and we look forward to working with them to find ways to optimise their heavy lift and transport engineering requirements.
SNME's long-term endeavour with Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, will surely enhance our reputation for excellence and total commitment as a leading provider of integrated crane services and heavy lifting solutions in the Middle East," said SNME general manager Masroor Saeed Malik.
Sarens Nass Middle East's (SNME) long term endeavour with Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, will surely enhance our reputation for excellence and total commitment as a leading provider of integrated crane services and heavy lifting solutions in the Middle East," said Masroor Saeed Malik, general manager of SNME.
LIFT OFF Specialist heavy lifting vessel Lone leaves the River Tyne after loading up its cargo
This results in a reduced installation time while enabling an increase in lifting height and outreach during heavy lifting activities.
The Huisman range of heavy lifting equipment includes mast cranes, pedestal cranes, knuckleboom cranes, floating cranes, land based cranes and wind turbine installation cranes.
Barnhart is one of the nation's largest heavy lifting and heavy transportation companies, and the Eastern Michigan branch will offer access to one of the largest heavy rigging and heavy lifting inventories in the U.
He said it had put off the heavy lifting needed to reduce the pounds 178bn deficit, for five years or more.
Both are employed by John Gibson Projects in Middlesbrough which specialises in hydraulic heavy lifting systems.
Legislators will now be able to keep their distance from the term-limits reform as their proxies -- the California Chamber of Commerce and the California Teachers Association -- do the heavy lifting.
In both cases we are reminded that if we expect others to do our heavy lifting for us, we can expect to be disappointed.
Untangling and interpreting Gaghan's knotty web of tales about burnt-out CIA agents, greedy oil tycoons, and cynical Washington operatives takes some heavy lifting, but so does citizenship, and if the complexity of plotlines in Syriana has us wanting to throw up our hands in confusion and surrender, Gaghan and Clooney's scathing view of the all-too-human politicos and CEOs normally entrusted to make these hard choices for the rest of us is enough to make anyone sign up for Citizenship 101.