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heavy lifting

(1) Slang for difficult research and development (R&D). It may refer to challenging technical research for a new electronic product, or it may refer to the actual development of the product.

(2) Slang for intensive processing. For example, it may refer to computations such as decoding an HD video signal or to a particular part of a program that contains the most sophisticated logic.
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Mammoet delivers streamlined heavy lifting and transport plans that secure the successful construction of any facility.
The Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) Product Line Organisation manages and performs the transportation and heavy lifting of offshore structures.
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"CommVault's QiNetix suite gives users the ability to set policies and let the software do the heavy lifting. The real breakthro ugh is the active integration of 'do-something' software modules; backup, migration and quick recovery, with discovery and reporting tools," said Steve Duplessie, founder and senior analyst, Enterprise Storage Group.
Our Working Group has undertaken much of the heavy lifting in getting this long and complicated process under way.
Scientific evidence links particular jobs, including those requiring repetitive and forceful motions, heavy lifting and stressful environments, with these disorders, the report states.
For example, if you have employees who do heavy lifting, you might be required to implement a basic program.
Global heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet has been contracted by Turkish construction company Limak Insaat to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3bn terminal construction project at Kuwait International Airport.
Limak Insaat has appointed heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3bn terminal construction project at Kuwait International Airport.
Global heavy lifting and transport specialist Mammoet said it has been contracted by Turkish builder Limak Insaat to carry out the transportation and installation works for the new $4.3-billion terminal project at Kuwait International Airport.
Heavy lifting and transportation specialist Mammoet has opened new offices in the UAE and Oman, after seeing an increase in the number of projects requiring its attention in the Middle East.
TEES Offshore Base in Middlesbrough, which is operated by CTC Marine Projects, part of the DeepOcean Group, can provide integrated services for heavy lifting, mobilisation, storage and logistics conveniently at one site with priority access.