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commencement

a. US and Canadian a ceremony for the presentation of awards at secondary schools
b. US a ceremony for the conferment of academic degrees
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The IPMAN boss said that the leadership of the association had commenced discussion with investors and technical partners on how the project could commence forthwith, noting that the association remained committed to the project.
Thus, a corporation or business entity first conducts activities when it starts or commences the trade or business for which it was organized.
Cano anticipates beginning drilling of its initial waterflood pattern of up to 4 water injection wells and 7 producers in the Desdemona Field in the first calendar quarter of 2007, with water injection anticipated to commence in the second calendar quarter of 2007.
Drilling will commence immediately after platform installation from a 2,000 hp platform rig.
Pure Biofuels' flagship project, the Callao Port biodiesel refinery near Lima, Peru, is scheduled to commence production in August 2007.
Completion of this well will commence shortly and is expected to take several weeks.
Golden Star confirms that the construction is on budget and is expected to be completed and commissioning to commence ahead of schedule in the later part of the third quarter of 2006.
On June 15, 2006, the Roll'n #35 service rig should commence the installation of the pumping equipment on these three wells with pumping and production operations commencing in subsequent weeks.