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public works

any expenditure by government on social INFRASTRUCTURE such as roads, houses, hospitals, sewers, etc. Such expenditure was strongly advocated by KEYNES during the DEPRESSION of the 1930s to alleviate the problem of UNEMPLOYMENT and to stimulate AGGREGATE DEMAND via the MULTIPLIER. See KEYNESIAN ECONOMICS, MACROECONOMIC POLICY, GOVERNMENT EXPENDITURE.
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The launching of major public work projects beginning the end of this year or in the first half of 2012 will drive sales for the slumping industries of cement, premixed concrete, construction and steel in the next three or four years.
The model extends the growing research on service-learning, focusing on public work and problem solving as the link between education and preparation for citizenship.
The company said it has won orders for many public work projects and orders totaling over one million metric tons for public works projects are expected in the few months.
Executive Engineer, Public Works Division, Palghar, Pwd Compound, Station Road, Thane (West)- 400601
The Village of Mount Prospect is excited to announce that the Public Works Department is being nationally recognized by the American Public Works Association (APWA) with the 2018 Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award.
The roadway maintenance personnel of local departments of public works and transportation are often needed for major traffic incidents.
Summary: The State allocated considerable financial resources for new public works projects for edge 2014, an objective for which domestic firms will be "strongly solicited," a source close to the Ministry of Public Works said Monday.
To support a new sustainability vision in public works management, the American Public Works Association (APWA) has recently created the new APWA Center for Sustainability.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) has released a comprehensive public works curriculum geared toward 6-8 graders.
PinnacleOne announced that its Construction Claims Services (CCS) line has been selected as an on-call claims consultant for the Connecticut Department of Public Works (DPW).
The Los Angeles County Public Works Department is looking at the counterplan by Sleepy Valley residents to change a traffic pattern rather than destroy the meandering orchard that blocks visibility for some motorists.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) will lead the industry in celebrating National Public Works Week May 21-27.

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