grid foundation

grid foundation

A combined footing which is formed by a number of intersecting continuous footings, loaded at their points of intersection; the area covered is less than 75% of the total area within the outer limits of the assembly.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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National Grid Foundation presented $110,000 in support of United Way of Long Island's Project Warmth emergency heating assistance program.
Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone of northeast gas grid foundation in Guwahati, and will inaugurate Garjee-Belonia railway line in Tripura, said a statement from the PMO on Friday.
WORCESTER -- The National Grid Foundation has given $15,000 to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts to benefit the Y's Minority Achievers Program, which reaches out to high school students to promote access and opportunity for urban youths to attend post-secondary educational institutions.
In addition, the company and the National Grid Foundation will provide a total of USD820,000 in heating assistance funds to be distributed by service organisations in New England and New York, which brings the donation to more than USD4.2m.
Donations have been contributed by the company, employees and the National Grid Foundation to United Way and a variety of area heating funds.
5 On behalf of United Way of Long Island, John Durso (right) accepted a $1,000 grant from the National Grid Foundation in support of Project Warmth.
Energy delivery company National Grid (NYSE:NGG) (LSE:NG) declared on Monday that 43% of its employees pledged over USD2.1m and as a company it will donate over USD1.3m, with the company and the National Grid Foundation United Way also providing USD820,000 in heating assistance funds to the 2010 United Way campaign.