heavy lifting


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heavy lifting

Any serious, difficult, or arduous work or activities. I'm only the assistant manager, but I'm the one who does all the heavy lifting in the company. Trailing in the polls, the candidate is going to have to do some very heavy lifting if she is to have a hope of winning the election.
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On the contract win, Martijn Kuipers, the managing director of Mammoet Middle East and Africa, said: "We are very pleased that Limak Insaat has selected us as its heavy lifting partner and are proud to be involved in such a prestigious project that contributes to the development of the country's economy."
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The likes of Liberace, Paul Lynde, and Rock Hudson, to name but three, who Hill live in infamy for their duplicity to themselves and their refusal to be of any assistance during the early years when many among us were doing the "heavy lifting" and literally placing ourselves in harm's way in many instances.
"The Sun Blade 1000 workstation is designed to meet the rigorous demands required by the compute-intensive applications of technical computing as well as the heavy lifting necessary for high quality 3D graphics applications," said Fred Kohout, director of marketing, technical market products, Sun Microsystems.
Mammoet, a heavy lifting and transport specialist, said it has successfully loaded out the first batch of jackets for East Anglia One offshore wind farm project in the North Sea, England from UAE-based Lamprell Energy's factories across the emirates.
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-15 March 2006-TTS Marine ASA receives Italian order for heavy lifting systems(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
"SNME's 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 SNME general manager Masroor Saeed Malik.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-18 March 2002-TTS Technology ASA secures NOK80m contract for heavy lifting technology (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com