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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metal from ore by alloying the metal with mercury; formerly used for gold and silver recovery, where it has been superseded by the cyanide process.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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Thereafter, since 2005 with the advent of process of amalgamation the number of RRBs which stood constant at 196 started declining.
It was mentioned that as a result of amalgamation, RRBs were in a position to provide better customer services with better infrastructure and policies of experienced staff.
Although the highest-profile amalgamation was the creation of the Toronto megacity, there have been many other amalgamations across the province, with the result that the number of municipalities was reduced by half in the period from 1996 to 2001.
The Ontario amalgamations fit into a pattern of controversial amalgamations that have occurred in some, but not all, other provinces.
The strength of the book lies in its history and analysis of the forces at work in the amalgamation of metropolitan regions.
The discussion, however, does question whether or not other concepts of municipal structuring need to be explored as provincial governments consider amalgamation.
The proposals would have a greater degree of consistency among all corporate groups if the provision were expanded to apply to amalgamations of wholly owned affiliates, not just parent and subsidiaries.
Subclauses 37 (2) and 37 (9): Losses on Amalgamation with Wholly Owned Corporation
This week, I wrote to all 29 mayors to invite them along with their Deputy Mayors and General Managers to regional meetings early next year to discuss voluntary amalgamations.
There's no doubt potential amalgamations are a big step and we need to take a careful and considered approach to developing options.
A)(NYSE:BNN); and Brascan Financial Corporation announced today that the preferred shareholders of Brascan Financial approved the amalgamation of Brascan Financial and Trilon Holdings Inc.
s (OTCBB:OEIL) Board of Director's announced today that the company has filed and delivered the Information Circular with proxies for its shareholders to approve its amalgamation with VISION Ontario Inc.