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(shălôN`-sür-sōn), town (1990 pop. 56,259), Saône-et-Loire dept., E central France, in Burgundy, on the Saône River and the Canal Central. It is an inland port and railway center with a large wine and grain trade. The town contains a thermal power station; its many manufactures include metal products, electrical equipment, barges, textiles, chemicals, and glass. Of pre-Roman origin, it was the capital of King Guntram of Burgundy (6th cent.) and the scene of 10 church councils, most notably the one convoked by Charlemagne in 813. Its cathedral, begun in the 12th cent., was completed in the 15th cent.



a city in eastern France, in Saône-et-Loire Department, on the Saône River and the Canal du Centre. Population, 71,000 (1975). Chalon-sur-Saône is a transportation junction and a river port. Industries include metallurgy and machine building, with the manufacture of atomic power plant equipment, machine tools, riverboats, and locomotives. The city also produces metal structural components and photographic film and has a sugar factory.

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Contract notice: rehabilitation and renovation of the lighting of the aerodrome of the great chalon
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The consultation concerns the following services: - the reception, Sorting, Packaging and storage of materials from selective collections carried out in the territory of grand chalon (recyclable materials from selective collection door-to-door), - the reception and packaging of boxes from the waste collection centers and door-to-door collection with merchants, - the transport of refusal of sorting directly to the landfill of the ultimate waste (the installation of storage of non-hazardous waste smet 71 located in chagny).
Contract notice: Sound, lighting, cabinets and cable for the chalon festival in the street
Separation and packaging of materials from selective collections the consultation relates to the following designated benefits: - the reception, Sorting, Packaging and storage of materials from selective collections in the grand chalon territory (recyclable materials from selective collection in door-to-door), - the receipt and packing of cartons from waste disposal centers and door-to-door collection from traders, - the transport of refuse for sorting directly to the ultimate waste disposal center (the smet 71 non-hazardous waste storage facility in chagny).