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Synonyms for Ruhr

a tributary of the Rhine

a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany

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We are still testing a few players and don't want to peak too early," Ruhr told M AIL T ODAY after a training session on Friday.
The purpose of the assignment is to provide a spatial framework, including rezoning, which would allow the realisation of new underground pipelines between Antwerp and the Ruhr area.
Here, you can also have some sense of life underground while the Ruhr Museum, situated in the former coal washery of the Zollverein Coal Mine Shaft XII, houses more than 6,000 exhibits creating a memory and display window of the Ruhr Metropolis, tracing the development of the coal industry, the history of the Ruhr, including its importance in Germany's industrial and military ambitions.
The Germans took the lead in the second minute itself through a field goal by Ruhr.
The Mohne and Edersee Dams were breached, causing catastrophic flooding of the Ruhr valley and of villages in the Eder valley - crucial to the German war effort.
Northern English Singers performed in Gelsenkirchen in 2010, the year that The Ruhr was named as European Capital of Culture, so this visit by the Gelsenkirchen choir reciprocates the 2010 visit.
Once the Ruhr was a crucible of massive coal and steel production--Germany's weapons forge for the tanks, cannons, planes and rifles of Hitler's demonic Third Reich.
2010 GmbH: "Who needs Copenhagen when you have the Ruhr metropolis?
Michael Schwarze-Rodrian, director of Emscher Park, Germany will speak about two decades of the groundbreaking work carried out at the Emscher Park in the Ruhr region, the former industrial heartland of Western Germany, where the concept of a 'landscape park' has been used to drive regeneration.
The German Army's Final Defeat in the West, is not so much a history of the battle to close the Ruhr Pocket in March and April of 1945 as an account of the German experience in this area during the closing weeks of World War II.
Zumbro examines the final months of German Army Group B and graphically portrays the experiences of a multitude of Germans living in the Ruhr region in his recently published Battle for the Ruhr: The German Army's Final Defeat in the West.
PdV Europe holds 50% in Ruhr Ol, in partnership with BP.
This is a very long treatment time which not only uses a lot of energy but also produces a large amount of waste," said project coordinator Professor Achim von Keudell, of Germany's Ruhr University--Bochum.
The project forms part of a masterplan by OMA to redevelop the industrial wastelands and former mines around Essen, in the heart of the Ruhr.
The two main JVs in Europe are Ruhr Oel GmbH of Germany and AB Nynas Petroleum of Sweden.