Gliwice


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Gliwice

(glĭvē`tsĕ), Ger. Gleiwitz, city (1993 est. pop. 216,000), Śląskie prov., SW Poland. A coal-mining and steel-making center of the Katowice region, it also produces automobiles, machinery, and chemicals. Its busy port on the Gliwice Canal gives it access to the Baltic Sea via the Oder River. Chartered in 1276, Gliwice was ceded by Austria to Prussia in 1742 and returned to Poland after World War II.

Gliwice

 

a city in Poland, in Katowice Województwo. Population, 169,000 (1969). It is an important railroad junction and a river port on the Gliwice Canal. The city is the second most important manufacturing center of the Upper Silesian conurbation, with about 45,000 workers. Among the city’s industries are heavy machine-building, metallurgy, and chemicals. There is coal mining. The city has a polytechnical institute and metallurgical and other scientific research institutes. Gliwice has existed as a city since the end of the 13th century.

Gliwice

an industrial city in S Poland. Pop.: 212 164 (1999 est.)
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The subject of the order is a service consisting in emptying containers for dog droppings spread in the city of gliwice and emptying waste bins in the city center of gliwice.
Implementing agency : Miasto Gliwice, Wydzial Zamwien Publicznych
By 2016, Buick's plant in Gliwice will operate at 90 percent of its maximum capacity, producing a little more than 200,000 vehicles per year.
The subject of the order is "Modernization of Odrzanskie sluices on the Gliwice Canal, on the section of the management board of RZGW Gliwice - adapting to III class waterway - Stage II" covering two separate investment projects named:
1) - transport of children and students to schools outside the City of Gliwice, ie .
Major organization : MIASTO GLIWICE, WYDZIAL ZAMWIEN PUBLICZNYCH
Contract notice:Reconstruction, expansion and renovation of the lock labedy within the framework of the project modernization of mucus on odra river section under the regional water management board gliwice - adaptation to class iii water route phase ii.