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To have the exclusive right to use and abuse property within the limits of the law. For example, if one owns land, the owner may use it to build a house, start a farm or dump toxic waste, subject to zoning, environmental and other applicable laws. The ability of an individual to own something is the foundation of the free market system.
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Mobyson Holding Mobyson Holding owns 100 % of Mobyson, which has around 45.
Giant Cement Holding owns and operates the cement manufacturing facilities and the resource recovery operations previously owned by KCC Delaware Co.
Giant Cement Holding owns and operates cement manufacturing facilities in Harleyville, S.
Holding owns approximately 18% of CBS's common stock immediately following the offer's expiration.