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a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered

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a simple crane having lifting tackle slung from a boom

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The Derricks have left their mark on us, and not only in a deep bond both with Ireland.
It was whilst he was at Millbank that James Derrick was recorded in the 1851 Census as having been born in Blackpool, Cork City.
Whatever they are, according to Derricks and his extensive research, many British people were quite fond of them, having grown up with the notion of the doll as a character in a beloved series of children's books, much as we would regard Raggedy Ann, perhaps.
Although the external appearance may not have been flattering, the golliwog (originally "Golliwogg') was given unfailingly positive attributes, Derricks says.
See you next week," Derricks tells the 93-year-old.
Microphones are being shoved toward parishioners including Edra Derricks, Pauline J.
On the demand side, exporters and strategic planners focusing on special purpose motor vehicles, wreckers, cranes, and derricks excluding those for the transport of persons or goods in Yemen face a number of questions.
This report was created for strategic planners, international marketing executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for special purpose motor vehicles, wreckers, cranes, and derricks excluding those for the transport of persons or goods in Yemen.
The mayor of Signal Hill - with nearly 600 operating oil wells - pleaded to keep the oil derricks on the seal in honor of the role the industry played in county history.
In what follows, Chapter 2 begins by summarizing where the United Kingdom fits into the world market for imported and exported special purpose motor vehicles, wreckers, cranes, and derricks excluding those for the transport of persons or goods.
Digger derricks are multi-purpose machines primarily designed to dig holes, set poles, and position materials and apparatus.
As of the beginning of the Iranian calendar year 1394 (year ended March 20, 2006), the country will have all facilities on hand for construction of advanced, competitive and commercial derricks within the country, Deputy Oil Minister for Research and Technology added, according to NIOC News Agency Website.
But family is what you make it and Derricks group of college mates stepped up to fill the void.
As a boy, Ken Knost would climb the derricks near his house and ride the cross beams that swung up and down as oil was pumped from the earth.
com)-- Derrick Strauss of Littleton, Colorado, trained for and completed the 25th annual Triple Bypass road ride on July 13, 2013.