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Dismantle

To take apart a structure piece by piece, often with the intention of reassembling it or moving it elsewhere for reconstruction.
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Environment Agency North East environment manager Bob Pailor said: "In 2006, the Clemenceau was destined to be dismantled in India in appalling conditions for workers and the environment.
The framework is intended to reduce pollution from harmful wastes resulting from ships being dismantled, the sources said.
The Heart Team was to quantify the effect on buy-in or beliefs if communication was dismantled. Finally, the Hands Team's charge was to isolate as many actions as possible that would not occur, or inappropriate behaviors that would occur, if Corporate Communication disappeared.
For example, they failed to provide for reciprocal bilateral inspection and safeguards on weapons to be dismantled and the nuclear materials removed from such weapons.
Opel is also participating in a program of the German Automobile Club (ADAC) to give car owners in the Stuttgart area a "pro-environmental" means of disposing of cars, which are then dismantled for recycling.
During the early test stages, tooling was dismantled to verify the cleanliness of the channels.
But Robert shaw, a manager in the Palo Alto, Calif.-based Electric Power Research Institute's nuclear division, told SCIENCE NEWS that after analyzing this issue, "we came to the conclusion that nuclear plants can be dismantled in a very safe way with techniques and technologies that have already been proven."
Request for quotations : dismantling of the main facilities of the udmt-2 distillation unit of the dmt-3 workshop to be written off and dismantled, disassembling, cutting, sorting and packaging the resulting scrap metal from carbon, alloyed and non-ferrous metals.
He did not say how many centrifuges had been dismantled so far.
The statement said that army forces dismantled an explosive device in al-Tha'er area north of Baghdad, and another force found an improvised explosive devices and dismantled it without incident, in addition to four RBG7 launchers and four Austrian cannon bombs and driving charges and mortar shells.
With its proposal for an EU strategy to make the dismantling of old ships safer, presented on 19 November, the European Commission intends to tackle the scandal of the rust-bucket' ships that travel the world's seas before being dismantled, usually in conditions that are unacceptable for the environment and for workers' health and safety.
The Indian sub-continent has been the previous recipient of these old ships, which were dismantled piecemeal and by hand, with all unwanted elements dumped straight into the Indian Ocean.