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someone who rigs ships

a long slender pointed sable brush used by artists

someone who works on an oil rig

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a sailing vessel with a specified rig

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Caption: Petty Officer 1st class Thiwa Thipkhosithkun talks with retired rigger Bob Boles, the oldest member of the parachute riggers community, via video teleconference as part of the rate's 75th anniversary celebrations.
Sulzer Chemtech UK Tower Field Service Division has just taken on a group of trainee riggers who have completed their QCF level 2 rigging reskills program with leading local training provider Teesside Rigging & Lifting.
Complementing how Paulson drills deep into practical rigging math, structural engineer Bill Gorlin leads us through an intuitive understanding of how structures behave under load in "Structural Behavior." In "Outdoor Roof Structures," Keith Bohn entertainingly explains in plain English for both the general reader and entertainment rigger the practical requirements and implications of ANSI E1.21, Entertainment Technology -Temporary Structures Used for Technical Production of Outdoor Entertainment Events.
Vivian's husband Gordon didn't go to Brown Rigg but is "an honorary Rigger", she said.
"When we conduct an operation together, it isn't about being an Army Soldier or being a Marine; it's about being a rigger," said Army Specialist Kyle McNary.
Rapetti was the licensed tower crane rigger responsible for erecting a tower crane at the site.
Before wartime expansion, fitters and riggers did their initial course at No.
Commonly called the "Singing Rigger," Clarke always hummed when checking your chute lower rope, weapons, snowshoes, etc.
A spokesman of the agriculture department said here Wednesday that potato planter with fertilizer and pesticide attachment, potato diggers conveyor type, vegetable rigger, spade cultivator, sugarcane planter, sugarcane rigger with fertilizer attachment, maize Sheller, and fodder cutters would be provided to the farmers of Faisalabad, Jhang and Okara.
Sergeant John Mebine, a squad leader and rigger with 11th Quartermaster Company, ties a static line to a parachute.
Oil Riggers (8.00pm) Wayne's best rigger, Junior, lets him down when he fails to show up for work, and Justin, the Big Dog rig's boss, sends his 'worm' on a trip up the derrick to do a spot of cleaning..
But one rigger said: "We were told it wouldn't be possible.
He elbowed his fellow rigger out of the way and snarled, "Spread out!
The 55-year-old steeplejack, of Lowlands, Cockfield, Bishop Auckland, first climbed on to the career ladder by working as a rigger on the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the early 1970s.
This process brought on the most dramatic of all the loggers, the high rigger. It was his job to shinny up the proposed spar tree, whacking off limbs as he went, ax and saw dangling from his belt, until maybe 150 to 200 feet up he would saw off the upper part of the tree-taking care not to saw through the safety belt that was his only "platform"-then brace himself as the severed tree swung in a vicious arc as it was relieved of its load.