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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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Several environmental protection groups immediately reacted, in a lukewarm - if not negative - manner, to the new convention, arguing that this text has failed to put a stop to a controversial practice consisting of dismantling ships on nothing more than converted beaches.
The electronics recycling processor operating what I refer to as a retail type business using manual dismantling methods, though limited in growth by local demographics and competition, should remain a vibrant part of this industry.
In all, dismantling the nine stories of the North Tower took approximately four months under the supervision of Project Superintendent Mike Burch.
Known simply as RDC, it is the graveyard of thousands of BMW Group products, and is thought to be the motor industry's only manufacturer-operated recycling and dismantling center.
The Commission decision applies to the following decommissioning operations: dismantling the caesium elimination system, dismantling all the site buildings, apart from the reactor building, storing medium-level waste on the site and the care and maintenance of reactor buildings and some of their contents.
The dismantling work is expected to begin on a full scale after 2010.
In June 2001, government representatives and stakeholders in the ship dismantling industry gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to develop the new guidelines.
A key aspect of this is getting shipbuilders to put ships together with an eye to their future dismantling, reducing the use of harmful products from the start.
Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi said Friday Japan intends to extend 165 million dollars in grants to Russia for dismantling nuclear weapons of the former Soviet Union, according to Japanese officials.
The purpose of this paper is to uncover the issues involved in institutional racism and provide an understanding of the next steps of moving from understanding institutional racism to dismantling barriers in education.
These are easy to identify in the dismantling process.
One possible move is the dismantling of unessential "service" functions such as Corporate Communication.