air lift


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air lift

[¦er ¦lift]
(mechanical engineering)
Equipment for lifting slurry or dry powder through pipes by means of compressed air.

air lift

1. Equipment for lifting slurry or dry powder through pipes by means of compressed air.
2. The use of compressed air, introduced in water at the bottom of an open-ended cased pile or cell of a cofferdam, to rid it of loose material.
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We want to emphasize that this would be a relatively straightforward air lift agreement and that UPS and DHL will continue to compete in the marketplace under their own brands," Abney added.
CAE Australia is proud of the confidence that RAAF Air Lift Group has shown in our ability to provide training solutions through our local engineering and support capability, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with them well into the future," said Alan Johnson, Managing Director of CAE Australia.
Saed Alorabi Alharthi, Advisor to the Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior, who is also Chairman of the National Campaign for the Relief of the Somali people, said that the air lift will be commenced on Sunday 28th of Ramadan from Jeddah airbase and will continue over the coming days.
Due to the destruction of a substantial portion of the road and bridge network within Sri Lanka, the air lift represented an effective and secure means to send relief materials to the impacted areas.
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14, 2010, SPA -- The Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu hailed Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud&'s recent initiative of conducting an air lift to help.
CHICAGO, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines said today it has offered its resources to the American Red Cross to air lift emergency relief supplies to Oklahoma City to help the victims of the terrorist attack there yesterday.
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Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdulaziz Alghadeer said the second stage of the Saudi relief air lift ordered by the king to deliver urgent aid to victims of floods in Pakistan will begin Today (Thursday).
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Owais Ahmed Ghani, Governor of Khaibar province in Pakistan's North West received today Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Ghadeer, Saudi ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan during his visit to the city of Peshawar, capital of Khaiber province to receive the 3rd plane of the Saudi humanitarian relief air lift to the victims of floods in Pakistan, and to follow up the process of aid distribution on those affected by floods.