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bascule bridge

[′ba‚skül ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A movable bridge consisting primarily of a cantilever span extending across a channel; it rotates about a horizontal axis parallel with the waterway.

bascule bridge

A drawbridge with one or two balanced leaves that pivot vertically on a trunion located at one end of the span.
See also: Bridge
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Fairpointe Capital LLC, an independent registered investment advisor with voting control of 5.9% of the outstanding shares of McDermott International and 5.9% of the outstanding shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron, has announced its support of the proposed merger of Chicago Bridge & Iron and McDermott International and plans to vote in favor of the transaction at the upcoming shareholder meetings on May 2, 2018, the company said.
Fairpointe Capital has voting control of 5.9% of the outstanding shares of McDermott International and 5.9% of the outstanding shares of Chicago Bridge and Iron.
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Last month, the company selected a consortium comprising of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I), Chiyoda Corporation, and Saipem SpA as EPC contractor for the initial development of the onshore LNG park, Frost & Sullivan Energy and Environmental Industry Analyst Celine Paton said.
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