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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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Keeping in line with its vision to emerge as leaders in providing solutions in the heavy lifting and shifting industry in the GCC, Sarens Nass has concentrated on quality, safety and professional standards.
In Heavy Lifting Alan Rosenthal has rendered a comprehensive, accurate and insightful account of what state legislatures do and how they do it.
The combination of Enerpac, Precision Sure-Lock, and TTF allow us to provide solutions for the largest and most sophisticated tensioning and heavy lifting projects on a global basis.
These new offices will allow Mammoet to provide more localised support in the emirate and sultanate and better support its clients with its offering of specialist services in engineered heavy lifting and transport in the region.
HUISMAN, the Dutch specialist in heavy lifting, pipelay and drilling equipment, has designed and manufactured the drilling tower and related pipe, riser and blowout preventer (BOP) handling equipment for the first Shell/Frontier Bully drill ship which was recently shipped from the Huisman quay in Schiedam to the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 April 2007-Norway's TTS Marine ASA wins heavy lifting technology order from Australian Submarine Corporation(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
The contract calls for 50 crawler, rough terrain and heavy lifting operations and also the heavy transportation of 45 oversized items, each weighing 250 tonnes.
Sarens Nass Middle East's (SNME) long term endeavour with Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil company, will surely enhance our reputation for excellence and total commitment as a leading provider of integrated crane services and heavy lifting solutions in the Middle East," said Masroor Saeed Malik, general manager of SNME.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-15 March 2006-TTS Marine ASA receives Italian order for heavy lifting systems(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
People who have jobs that involve heavy lifting on a daily basis may find that the belt gives some support and alleviates discomfort,'' he said.
We feel fortunate to have been entrusted to assist Sasol with the heavy lifting and transport requirements for this project and we look forward to working with them to find ways to optimise their heavy lift and transport engineering requirements.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-18 March 2002-TTS Technology ASA secures NOK80m contract for heavy lifting technology (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.