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see characincharacin
or characid
, common name for members of the Characidae, a large and diverse family comprising 700 species of freshwater fishes. The characins are related to the carp and the catfish. They are found in Africa and in tropical America, especially in the Amazon.
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Tetra Tech primarily provides water resources and environmental support to federal agencies.
The new packaging machine is a Tetra Rex TR/7ESL filler for extended shelf life product which has joined a Tetra Rex HH (High Hygiene) machine.
The announcement of the joint venture partnership was made by Victor Politis, of The Harwin Group, who said The Tetra Harwin Partnership would bid on, acquire and perform construction management and general contracting work on residential, commercial and industrial properties for the government, private entities and its own account.
Part of the contract calls for Tetra Tech to provide other technical services to Lockheed Martin's active and discontinued operations.
The Tetra Alex 25 has been installed to allow the dairy to carry out partial stream homogenisation.
To achieve this requires a more even-handed approach to the allocation of spectrum for digital PMR systems, which until now has been heavily biased in favor of TETRA systems.
TETRA will make an investment in Chemtura's bromine operations and will acquire its bromine requirements from Chemtura's Arkansas bromine facilities.
Chemtura Corporation (NYSE: CEM) announced today that it has signed long-term supply and purchase agreements with TETRA Technologies, Inc.
Also in the quarter, Tetra Tech received a favorable legal ruling in its contract dispute with Horsehead Industries, Inc.
Tetra Tech will provide conceptual planning and design for the Capital Improvements Program that includes a waterfront boardwalk, parking improvements, pedestrian and water access improvements, roadway and streetscape improvements, public plazas and spaces, and stormwater improvements.
He will be replacing Taft Symonds, who helped build TETRA from its inception 25 years ago.