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(ĕsh-sür-älzĕt`) or


city (1991 est. pop. 24,012), SW Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, on the Alzette River. It is an industrial center and a rail junction. Manufactures include iron and steel, cement, tar products, and fertilizer.



(also Esch), a city in Luxembourg, on the Alzette River. Population, 28,000 (1976). Esch-sur-Alzette is an iron-mining center. Industry is represented by ferrous metallurgy, machine building, brewing, and the production of varnishes, paints, and cement.

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Although Donald Park's side conceded a late goal to their Czech rivals in Esch-sur-Alzette, they finished second in the group.
Defender Wright, currently on loan at Accrington Stanley, featured in both games, in Cardiff and Esch-sur-Alzette respectively.
5km stage from Obernai to Esch-sur-Alzette after a crash allowed Matthias Kessler to be caught in the closing stages.
5km run from Obernai to Esch-sur-Alzette after a crash allowed Matthias Kessler to be caught in the closing stages.
Davitamon's Robbie McEwen crosses the finish line first in Esch-sur-Alzette yesterday
5km journey from Esch-sur-Alzette to Valkenburg, the third longest stage facing the riders.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced it will lend up to Euro 200 million to fund the construction of a science, research and innovation park at the former Belval steel works, near Esch-sur-Alzette.
The EIB loan will assist the development of energy-efficient power generation on a national scale, while fostering the growth of the Esch-sur-Alzette area, an Objective 2 region under EU regional policy.
Wright once again started the Luxembourg game in Esch-sur-Alzette, while Charles came off the bench.
Contract award notice: travaux catnaires raliser dans le cadre de la suppression des passages niveau (pn) 91, 91a et 92 schifflange avec la reconstruction de l~arrt ferroviaire et de la dmolition de l~ancien saut-de-mouton arcelor esch-sur-alzette.
Tenders are invited Services of a professional designer in the field of information - and communication technology (ICT) for the construction of the hospital Sdspidol in Esch-sur-Alzette (L).