gas holder


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Noun1.gas holder - a large gas-tight spherical or cylindrical tank for holding gas to be used as fuel
storage tank, tank - a large (usually metallic) vessel for holding gases or liquids
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Janette writes: "It was a sad day for my mum and our family when the Foleshill gas holder was demolished as my dad, Jim Miller, worked at the Foleshill Gas Works for nearly 40 years until he retired in 1989.
Tenders are invited for Proposed Construction and Installation of Gas Holder Utilization System of Kitchen waste based Bio Gas Plant at Division Office Jafferkhanpet in Div 138 U 28 Zone 10
The Irishman was one of a number of relatives of the jailed terrorist arrested after the troubles of Northern Ireland were brought to the banks of the Tyne, when Sean bombed the Esso oil terminals in North Shields and a gas holder in Dunston, Gateshead.
I appreciate that inclusion in the list is not necessarily about suggested removal of buildings, but about restoration as appropriate and this is true of the Garston Gas Holder (not tower) which does need some attention.
Chaseregen plc has submitted revised plans to Stafford Borough Council for a new development at CastleWharf, site of a short stay car park and the old gas works and gas holder at Castle Town.
IT SEEMS that we are soon to see the destruction of the Foleshill gas holder, regarded by many as an offensive eyesore.
Tenders are invited for Bf Gas Holder Top Floating Cover Repair
But work is under way to dismantle this huge gas holder near the Tyne.
Perhaps only when the gas holder comes down will people believe us - but that might not happen for several months and in the meantime we have bought the land and already spent pounds 11 million on cleaning up this site which has been a problem for the past 30 years.
The family is scheduled to move in January, with the last remaining gas holder due to be blown up in May.
But behind them all a huge gas holder rears up like a monstrous monument, looming over the tranquil summer scene as a stark reminder of the industrial environment just a stone's throw away.
Once they have moved, the final gas holder will be razed by a controlled explosion and construction work will begin.