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public works

[′pəb·lik ′wərks]
(industrial engineering)
Government-owned and financed works and improvements for public enjoyment or use.
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By 1831, the issues of whether precedent could inform constitutional construction, and whether lighthouses were indistinguishable from less well-established forms of internal improvements, had been the subject of repeated debate in Congress.
The spirit of the time was illustrated in a report of the internal improvements committee of the state house in January 1837, which favored a state-built and state-operated rail system:
Specifically, comments in this press release regarding our turn-around efforts, our internal improvements, reinvigorating the brand, rejuvenating our revenue growth initiatives, returning to profitability, focusing on organic growth and growing our brand are forward-looking statements and are subject to inherent risks.
The clear focus on improving the quality of our portfolio, superior execution within design for manufacturing and the ongoing delivery of internal improvements are delivering the expected results whilst creating a solid foundation for our continued and sustainable growth.
And since February - through an internal performance challenge - we have also been identifying internal improvements to meet the challenge of finding savings of around pounds 7m.
The job of bringing all the properties up to the Welsh Assembly's Welsh Housing Quality Standard by 2012 got underway when the contract to carry out internal improvements was awarded to Walsall-based G Purchase Ltd.
They include internal improvements in the Grade II listed building, to provide 60 long-term elderly care beds and 11 apartments for overnight visitors, a meeting hall.
But it has also made internal improvements, bringing in design guru Terence Conran to update its stores and introducing new products such as bathrooms and sofas as part of its 'every room in the home' strategy.
They have suggested internal improvements including open-plan offices and some air-conditioning.
President George Washington and his treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton, were early supporters of a federal role in what were called internal improvements, chiefly roads and canals, but it was left to their successors, Thomas Jefferson and his treasury secretary, Albert Gallatin, to take the first tentative steps.
The party brought together those who favored the so- called American system of protective tariffs combined with internal improvements, states' rights groups, those opposed to Jackson's Bank of the United States policy, southern planters, and northern industrialists.
Hudson looks forward to Sterling's support as we pursue growth opportunities including new products, expanded distribution, internal improvements and strategic acquisitions.