Pont-À-Mousson

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Pont-À-Mousson

 

a city in northeastern France in Lorraine, in Meurthe-et-Moselle Department; situated on the Moselle River. Population, 14,000 (1968). A river port, Pont-à-Mousson is also a center of ferrous metallurgy, with cast-iron foundries and pipe-rolling mills. There is a thermoelectric power plant in the city.

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He joined the Saint-Gobain group in 1998 as production engineer at the Pont-a-Mousson plant (1998-2000), followed by plant manager at the Toul plant (2000-2002), deputy plant manager at the Pont-a-Mousson plant (2000-2004), and director of the Pipes and Fittings business (2004-2006).
The parent company of Saint-Gobain's Pipe Activity said the contract represents a total order of 120,000 metric tons of large-diameter ductile cast iron pipes for the Pont-a-Mousson plant in France.
Under the agreement, the group will design, finance, construct and operate the maintenance of the two lycees, or high schools, in Pont-a-Mousson, in eastern France for EUR60m.
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"The decision was confirmed in all respects because it was possible to reduce pipe wall thicknesses as compared to gray iron and to develop pipes that can resist corrosion in the most aggressive soils," said Maurice Grandpierre of Pont-a-Mousson of France, whose firm signed a license as early as 1949.
"He helped everyone get started by telling them what Pont-a-Mousson was doing in France." Carl Loper, Jr., a longtime educator and researcher at the Univ.