back work

back work

[′bak ‚wərk]
(mining engineering)
Any kind of operation in a mine not immediately concerned with production or transport; literally, work behind the face, such as repairs to roads.
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Blinderman, who ran Semaphore, had to post reward notices around the neighborhood and buy back work from junkies.
A VOLUNTARY group dealing with the legacy of the Troubles is to shed jobs and cut back work because of funding problems.
But the good news is that local firms such as RDM in Coventry and Brandauer in Birmingham are all winning back work.
The company has won back work to provide packaging to Bio-Medical Research, the company that owns the Slendertone, a maker of products that boost muscle tone and body shape.
She was set to support Katy on her upcoming live dates but as her broken foot is not recovering as doctors would like, the medics have told her to scale back work committments.
Charlotte's got these endless legs, so I've taken out a lot of the back work and put in a lot of extensions, playing into her strengths.
Make sure that abdominal and low back work is performed anterior to posterior (front to back), laterally, and rotationally.
The women in this book prefer working to staying home, and they have mostly made arrangements to scale back work when their children are young--going part time, or dropping out of school, or relying on the support of husbands and extended family during a period of unemployment.
They prepared to re- deploy workers, run some on a skeleton staff, retired staff back work or move clinical out of administration Health officials have said that swine flu in has now so uncontainable there is no point more schools.
But you do need to maintain a balance between your abdominal and back work, so don't forget the Fab Ab exercises in next week's Health Wales.
And it sounds like after a few years of being in LA for Pushing Daisies and back to back work ventures, Anna's ready to put family first.
Tory leader David Cameron is reportedly planning to ban his top team taking second jobs, or at least to demand they scale back work.