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Pylon

A large tower containing power lines. Pylons are used in the operations of some utility companies.
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In the North-West Maria is just as frustrated and worried by the pylons planned as close as 50 metres from her home in Ballaghadereen, Co Roscommon.
This picture shows the completed pylon base which will sit below the riverbed; and, below, two mixers pipe the concrete into the base
ReThink Pylons has come up with an alternative plan that costs just a 10th of Eirgrid's [euro]3billion project.
The research focused on a fourmile stretch of pylons around a town in the North East, assessing seven registered land titles.
Hillier's instinct for anachronism would come to be proven right insofar as his rather ramshackle pylon refuses to associate electrification with the march of man's technical prowess towards a rational future of straight lines and electrical efficiency.
The new pylon, of a capacity of 143 megawatt, is one of two the electricity ministry has signed contracts over to purchase from Turkey," he added.
She said: "The wind has blown them out and if that pylon crashes, I'm afraid it's going to cause a terrific mess.
We started by placing the pylon underneath the station.
A woman yesterday survived falling from an electricity pylon, the ambulance service said.
The pylon, near the Morlais Castle Golf Club, Merthyr Tydfil, carries more than 33,000 volts of electricity to homes in the Swansea Road and Dowlais areas of Merthyr Tydfil.
Mobile enterprise software provider AvantGo Inc has launched the most recent version of its Pylon family of products, version 5.
Under the controversial measure, hundreds of signs - ranging from 30-foot pylon signs to relatively small wall displays - will have to be torn down.