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Construction Specifications Canada (CSC)

A nonprofit organization devoted to the standardization of construction documents in Canada; used in both the private and public sectors. The MasterFormat has been adopted as the basis for a numbering and titling system for the Canadian National Master Specification (NMS). Head office: 120 Carlton St., Toronto ON M5A 4K2, Canada.


(1) (Card Security Code) A three-digit or four-digit number printed on the front or back of credit cards for security purposes. Called "Card Verification Value" (CVV) by Visa, "Card Validation Code" (CVC) by MasterCard and "Card Identification (CID) by American Express and Discover, the number is requested by merchants to ensure that people actually have the card in their possession. The CSC is also written into the magnetic stripe.

(2) (Common Short Codes) See short code.

(3) (Compact System Camera) See mirrorless camera.
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Not only does the card demonstrate that tradesmen have the necessary skills and qualifications for their respective trade, a CSCS Card also demonstrates a tradesman understands of health and safety.
All of Stone's staff are continually trained to the highest level meeting standards laid down not only by the CSCS, but also by organisations such as the CITB-Construction Skills.
Gleesons which has been working on student accommodation at Warwick University, and Skanska, responsible for the development of Walsgrave hospital, are examples of two local projects where site workers are required to have CSCS accreditation.
A crucial element in putting together the collaboration was finding students who were fluent readers and writers of English; because English is the language of instruction at both NUS and CSCS, these schools made logical choices.
Invitation to tender :ETH Zurich provides electricity for CSCS on the liberalized electricity market (full supply, fixed price model).
Applicants must be CSCS card holders for these long-term contracts.
CSCS is currently working with Surface Warfare Division (OPNAV N96) via the Surface and Expeditionary Warfare Training Committee (SEWTC) on three pillars of training technology that have been identified to facilitate a continuum of learning.
The role of the CSCS is to provide the construction industry with information about a site worker's training and qualification achievements.
CSCS formally applied for the full membership at the annual general meeting, held in Chennai on Sunday.
The Navy team earned a silver medal in the hot kitchen competition and bronze in the chef of the year category, while CSCS Derrick Davenport, who works for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, won a gold medal for chef of the year.
Four employees at Milnsbridge company Horizon Signs have gained their CSCS cards, which allow them to fit the signs for clients in addition to manufacturing them.
This is the latest in a series of upgrades for the Cray system at CSCS since the research facility installed Europe's first Cray XT3 supercomputer in 2005.