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La Coruña

 

a city and port in Spain, in Galicia, on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean in the Gulf of La Coruña. The administrative center of La Coruña Province. Population, 189,700 (1971). La Coruña is a railroad hub, a bunkering base for transit ships, and a major commercial fishing center (the port’s freight turnover was 5.2 million tons in 1969). It has petroleum-refining (about 4 million tons), shipbuilding, fish-canning, textile, and chemical industries.

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It would be tied to an ongoing expansion of the existing Corunna site, company officials have said.
Atlas has not made a decision regarding Corunna Downs project development, which remains subject to corporate and regulatory approvals and iron ore market conditions.
NOVA Chemicals is planning to increase ethylene production capacity by 20% at its Corunna cracker in Ontario between 2014 and 2018.
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Mich, has filed a suit in federal court against the Corunna Public Schools for allegedly violating her First Amendment rights.
She joined hundreds of well-wishers in Huddersfield, West Yorks, to welcome home troops from Corunna Company of the 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment.
Perth, Australia, Nov 16, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Atlas Iron Limited (ASX:AGO) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 90% interest in the Corunna Downs DSO Project in the North Pilbara from Gondwana Resources Limited (ASX:GDA) for A$2.
Corunna and Badajoz, on the other hand, are straight out of the grammar school history lectures delivered by 'Conk' Barrell (so called for his enormous nose), Peninsular War glories which created the heroic figure that Wellington was to become, Corunna the burial place of General Sir John Moore ("Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note as his corpse to the rampart they carried.
Jonjo, 28, a member of the Corunna Company 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment based in Warminster, Wilts, said: "I've lost friends in the Army, a couple of them in Afghanistan.
An affiliate of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Corunna, Mich.
As platoon commander Lieut Will Sutton, 29, finally pulled his battered team, from Corunna Company of the Yorkshire Regiment, out of Patrol Base Hanjar last month, his company commander told him: "Now your tour is over I can tell you - you guys are the luckiest in Afghanistan.
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