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(pĭts`bərg). 1 Industrial city (1990 pop. 47,564), Contra Costa co., W Calif., on the edge of the San Francisco Bay area, at the junction of the Sacramento and the San Joaquin rivers; laid out 1849, inc. 1903. Manufactures include packaging equipment, construction materials, machinery, chemicals, and industrial glass. Coal was discovered there in 1855 and was mined until 1902. The city's Camp Stoneman (now closed) was an important embarkation point during World War II and the Korean War. 2 City (1990 pop. 17,775), Crawford co., SE Kans., near the Mo. line; founded 1876 as a mining town and named for Pittsburgh, Pa., inc. 1880. It is a mining center near large coal deposits. Clay, limestone, zinc, lead, and oil are also found in the area. The city's industries include transportation and electrical equipment; printing and publishing; chemicals; machinery; and paper, fabricated metal, limestone, clay, and plastic products. Pittsburg State Univ. is there.
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KARACHI -- Five ships, Maersk Pittsburg, Mehun, APL Miami, Sea Charming and Johanna Olderdroff carrying Containers, Chemicals and Coal were allotted berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Engro Vopak Terminal and Multi Purpose Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Wednesday.
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An economic team, lead by Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Pesevski and the Director of the Agency for Foreign Investments and Export Promotion, Visar Fida, presented the conditions for making investments and doing business in Macedonia before the business community in Pittsburg, USA, on Tuesday.
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Summary: Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Saudi Arabia, Jumada II 6, 1432, May 9, 2011, SPA -- University of Taiba and University of Pittsburg signed here today a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between the two academic organizations to upgrade the academic and administrative capabilities of Taiba.