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inefficient in use of time and effort and materials

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wasteful of resources

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Unfortunately, we are already seeing a negative near-term impact from the ruling as the increased costs due to import tariffs have delayed certain 2018 projects and made other projects uneconomical. We have also put our planned $20 million U.S.
Though oil and water are immiscible, most porous, spongy materials readily absorb both oil and water, making non-selective absorbent materials uneconomical for oil cleanups.
What we are doing is building commercial saltwater pipelines that connect multiple operators, making it possible to connect fields where a dedicated pipeline would be uneconomical.
WE are constantly told bus services are cut back because of low usage making them uneconomical.
We used to have a decent rail network capable of carrying all goods until our politicians ruined it by pruning the branches said to be uneconomical. What a waste.
EQT said it would suspend drilling projects in other parts of Pennsylvania to concentrate on the Utica, which it thinks has the potential to be so prolific that it could lower gas prices and make competing projects uneconomical. Meanwhile, stockpiles of gas in the Lower 48 exceeded 4 Tcf for the first time ever the week ending Nov.
The real purpose was the destruction of the most powerful trade union at the time, arguing that the pits were uneconomical.
Dantata said: "Nigeria is more of a gas country than oil but this gas is not yet monetised like the oil, so the FLNG facility they are deploying is to serve as means to monetise those stranded gas There are a lot of activities in almost 120 km offshore Nigeria so it will be uneconomical for anybody to explore that gas and pipe them to Nigeria.
EGS technologies use directional drilling and pressurized water to capture energy that was once considered uneconomical or unrecoverable.
The Labour-led Vale of Glamorgan Council says it is uneconomical to keep the centre open.
Novamont states Mater-Bi is becoming one of the reference materials for food packaging and catering due to its biodegradability and compostability, which represent added value for products contaminated with food scraps that would otherwise be difficult or uneconomical to recycle.
Bet365 spokesman Pat Cooney said: "We recognise this seems uneconomical for us but, while Midday and Snow Fairy look sure to finish in the first three, we think third place is up for grabs.
The firm said the Government's decision to raise offshore drilling taxes had made the field uneconomical, although it added that the site would be brought back into operation once the wholesale gas price reached a level where it became economical again.
Additionally, because fossil fuelled power stations have to serve as back-up when the wind is not blowing at the right speed, and when such back-up plant is run below peak load, this can be very uneconomical and can actually result in more CO2 emissions.
This removes the need for unreliable, uneconomical and environmentally unfriendly heating elements; delivering long life, industry beating power drying (10-15 seconds) and excellent hygiene and all at massively reduced energy consumption of 700 watts with dramatically lowered maintenance costs.