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sandhog

[′san‚häg]
(engineering)
A worker in compressed-air environments, as in driving tunnels by means of pneumatic caissons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Sandhog HD backreamer is available in 2 3/4-inch shaft size with 2.0 IF threads and 31/4-inch shaft with 2 3/8 API threads, ranging in diameter from 8 to 18 inches.
(To be fair, he never claims to be doing ethnography; for six months in 1985, he used a variety of "qualitative methods"--some field visits to homes and work sites, interviews with key informants, and extensive interaction with alcoholism program personnel--to get the story.) He devotes some 80 pages to making the case for the historically deep, well recorded and ritually reinforced infrastructure of drinking in the sandhog occupational culture, and just over 30 pages to recounting the story of its transformation.
An ex-Marine sergeant and sandhog who'd worked on the Lincoln Tunnel, veteran leading man of a dozen films, Robert was quiet and unaffected, with none of the self-important mannerisms of some movie stars.
Epstein Theatre, Hanover Street, Liverpool - Sun, 8 Sep Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
Epstein Theatre, Hanover Street, Liverpool - Sun, 8 Sept Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour, due to popular demand, with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
The Epstein Theatre - Sun 8 Sept Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool - Sun, 8 Sept Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee extends her UK tour due to popular demand with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
Hot Water Comedy Club, 45, Hardman Street, Liverpool L1 9AS, 07478 699 007 - Sat, 17 Aug Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
Hot Water Comedy Club, 45 Hardman Street, LIVERPOOL, L1 9AS, 07478 699007 - Fri, 16 Aug Sindhu Vee - Sandhog Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee with her critically acclaimed show, Sandhog.
All we lack is a mere $30-$55 billion, a dose of political spine and some truly bad-ass engineers and sandhogs. The latter two would forge a state-of-the-art underwater tunnel to Bridgeport or New Haven in Connecticut or Rye, N.Y.
That seemed like it would be the fate of Joseph Barone, age 27, an excavator (called "sandhogs") on March 19, 2013, according to Paul Hashagen, a retired fireman and now contributing editor to Firehouse (Cygnus Business Media, Inc) in the June, 2013, issue.
That seemed to be the fate of Joseph Barone, age 27, an excavator (then called "sandhogs") on March 19, 2013, according to Paul Hashagen, a retired fireman and now contributing editor to Firehouse (Cygnus Business Media, Inc) in the June, 2013, issue.