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Overrun

In the context of project financing, the amount of capital expenditures or funding above the original estimate to complete the project.

Overrun

The amount by which the actual cost of a project exceeds its budget. While this does not necessarily guarantee that the project will fail, it does make it more difficult to succeed. This is also called cost overrun or budget overrun.
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Benefits are said to include proportional speed control on the extruder to assure no shot overran; independent temperature control on the extruder and the ram; no check valves to allow rubber bleed-by during the injection process; and no extended nozzle, assuring complete evacuation of all rubber during the injection cycle.
This represents a failure rate of 73%, whereas research commissioned by Evoke Software and carried out by US analysts The Standish Group showed that 83% of corporate IT projects with a budget of over $1 Million had overran or failed.
TOKYO -- An All Nippon Airways flight from Tokyo's Haneda airport overran the runway at a northern Japanese airport after the automatic braking system failed, reports said Sunday.
The airplane "swerved" as it slowed, then overran the departure end of the runway and 100 feet of the grass overrun area.
Work at Liverpool Street, which hit the services run by the One train company, overran by a day.
Services on a key London to Scotland rail route finally returned to normal yesterday after major engineering works overran by four days.
National Transportation Safety Board hearings into the Southwest Airlines 737-700 that overran a runway at Chicago Midway last December concluded yesterday with attention focused on the pilots' calculation of stopping distance before landing and their decision to land in deteriorating winter conditions rather than divert to another airport, an option they discussed during flight.
According to JR West, Takami, who has been driving trains for 11 months, previously worked as a conductor and had a record of two reprimands in that post -- one for failing to pull an emergency lever when a train overran a platform in May 2002 and another over a passenger's report that he looked ''absent-minded'' while on duty in August 2003.
He overran it and was looking for the penalty." O'Brien was distraught over his dismissal and rapped: "It was never a penalty.
American Airlines (NYSE:AMR) said on Wednesday that two passengers were admitted for observation and treatment at local hospitals following an incident in which one of its aircraft overran the runway on landing at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica.