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malm

(mɑːm)
n
1. (Geological Science) a soft greyish limestone that crumbles easily
2. (Geological Science) a chalky soil formed from this limestone
3. (Building) an artificial mixture of clay and chalk used to make bricks
[Old English mealm- (in compound words); related to Old Norse malmr ore, Gothic malma sand]
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A delegation of the European Investment Bank headed by Vice-President Jan Vapaavuori visited the region of Skne in Southern Sweden today to sign a financing deal with the Municipality of Malm.
I am sure that most readers will be familiar with at least some of TMS' long-established range of MALMS photometric testing products.
The information it has provided will also be used in new promotional material to demonstrate the quality of MALMS measurement technique and the results of the model are also enabling us to configure a new, lower cost system to extend our product range.
On the sidelines of the 2nd Gulf Region MALMS User Group Seminar (MUGS) organised in association with the Oman Airport Management Company (OAMC) yesterday, Wayne Rolfe told the Observer that the products and services of the company have been spread over Muscat International Airport, Ras al Hadd, Duqm, Sohar and Salalah.
The MALMS AGL Cleaner is integrated with the MALMS Mobile system; a trailer-based photometric system, allowing the results from the MALMS photometric test to be shown on an airfield map, which in turns helps the operator identify which lights are unserviceable in accordance with ICAO Annex 14.
TMS's range of AGL photometric testing equipment such as MALMS Mobile and Photometric Bench Tester (both on view at inter airport 2009) have received significant software upgrades including include language options, additional reporting as well as new upgraded ISOCANDELA diagrams for the MALMS Luminaire database.
To minimise runway access time, the MALMS Mobile system can undertake photometric measurements accurately at speeds of 50mph (80km/h).
In fact, because of the ability of MALMS Mobile (the award-winning photometric measurement system) to rapidly quantify the performance of AGL services on the runway, and the MALMS Workshop to test refurbished fitting before they were re-installed, the exercise was completed within an extremely tight time window of under 24 hours.
At present, TMS is supplying MALMS systems to Dubai, Leeds Bradford and Prague International airports.