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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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In this sector, global competitive landscape and supply/demand pattern of Coal Tar Pitch industry has been provided.
The reaction of coal tar pitch with BCMA at a temperature of 150 [degrees]C releases hydrogen chloride and increases the viscosity of reaction mixtures.
Although coal tar pitch is a known carcinogen, the fumes are only hazardous at extreme exposure.
Malignancies potentially associated with occupational coal tar pitch exposure include lung and prostate cancer in coke oven workers, lung cancer in foundry workers, lung and bladder cancer in aluminum smelter workers, and lung and stomach cancer in roofers (Harrison 2004).
Tenders are invited for The work includes: roofing replacement on the school utilizing coal tar pitch built-up roofing.
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The presentation of the results will be in the form of a report from asbestos survey and coal tar pitch in paper formats and email.