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amalgamation

[ə‚mal·gə′mā·shən]
(metallurgy)
Also known as amalgam treatment.
The process of separating metal from ore by alloying the metal with mercury; formerly used for gold and silver recovery, where it has been superseded by the cyanide process.
The formation of an alloy of a metal with mercury.
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"And although we are still in the amalgamation process, we have come a very long way in a very short time."
Before the amalgamation outlined in the AIP can proceed, a final agreement must be negotiated that outlines terms and conditions of the amalgamation.
I attend a church in London, Ont., called East London Anglican Ministries, (ELAM), which was formed a few years ago from an amalgamation. Members of four small churches chose to close and create a new church with the intention of being better positioned for survival and growth in the 21st century.
At a meeting of the infant school's board in February, governors voted "not to proceed with amalgamation but to look to appoint a headteacher" who would replace the present head who is soon to retire.
And the proposed amalgamation - who was to benefit?
Despite these concerns, the final regulations allow consolidations and amalgamations to qualify, because the Service did not believe that the existence of the consolidating or amalgamating entities within the resulting corporation prevents a consolidation or an amalgamation from qualifying as a statutory merger or consolidation.
But both Merseyside and Cheshire police authorities insisted they would continue to fight the amalgamation, which Mr Clarke hopes to complete by the middle of 2007.
In Alberta, amalgamation can occur upon either the initiation of a municipality or the Minister.
These returns are prepared in a uniform manner, such that it was possible to consolidate the statements filed by the several municipalities before the amalgamation and compare them with the post-amalgamation statement.
The bank has received a communication from the Ministry of Finance that the alternative mechanism after consultation with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided that Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank and United Bank may consider amalgamation, it said in a regulatory filing on Saturday.
Pursuant to the terms of the Amalgamation Agreement, the parties will complete a business combination which will be structured as a reverse triangular merger involving Rockshield, Merger Co and Quality Green pursuant to which Merger Co will be merged with and into Quality Green (the 'Amalgamation'), the separate corporate existence of Merger Co will cease, and Quality Green will continue as the surviving company under the laws of Ontario and as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rockshield (the 'Resulting Issuer').
The authority has proposed the imposition an amalgamation fee of Rs10,000 for residential plots upto 10-marla, Rs20,000 for plots up to one kanal, Rs30,000 for plots up to two kanals and Rs50,000 for plots above two kanals.