preliminary work

preliminary work

Work carried on at the job site before the start of a construction contract but usually not part of the actual contract; for example, pile-driving.
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So easily and smoothly had Dempsey and the board done their preliminary work that many in the hall had not noticed the checking of the fascinating O'Sullivan's social triumph.
How all this preliminary work was concealed from observation need not be recorded.
The minister gave an ill- tempered look at the old beau, who, impatient to win his reward, had hurried, beyond all precedent, the preliminary work of the appointment.
The members of the Gun Club remained at Tampa Town, for the purpose of setting on foot the preliminary works by the aid of the people of the country.
Contract notice: opc - preliminary work new lens hospital (nhl)
ISLAMABAD -- Preliminary work on the upgradation of 1872 km long Karachi-Peshawar railway track has been started under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
SCNA will send an email message to the membership, when all the proper preliminary work is done That is the extent of the involvement of SCNA We do not mail, put in the SC NURSE or otherwise advertise SCNA will allow members who attend our annual Convention as full participating registrants to bring surveys with them if SCNA is notified in advance of this activity and all the proper preliminary work has been accomplished SCNA is not able to guarantee participation.
Auto Business News-May 20, 2016--FCA US starts preliminary work on Mopar Parts Distribution Center
The rock appears in a few places in the Moscoviense basin, and preliminary work suggests that it also lurks in a second basin.
China-based China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) has started preliminary work on a plan to construct a nuclear power plant in southwestern China's Sichuan province.
Preliminary work is being undertaken to remove asbestos prior to the structure being knocked down.
Some of the preliminary work began September 5 on the climate controlled Fulton Street Transit Center oculus when buildings in the immediate vicinity were officially vacated by local businesses.

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