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Ramp

A slang term for a market rally that occurs quickly and decisively. For example, a stock that has generally been flat or in decline but suddenly jumps 9% in a few hours may be said to experience a ramp.
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The area is now in a 10-year aftercare management by Tarmac, working with Northumberland County Council.
Tarmac says the initiative is part of its commitment to the circular economy, with the business already recycling 8.7 million tonnes of waste from other industries every year.
However, this time around, Virgin Australia denied Shearer's claim that her dog was left on the tarmac for more than half an hour as it was against the strict protocols of the airlines' "well-trained" staff who always maintain care while transporting pets.
last December, Tarmac Trading announced a deal with Breedon under which Breedon would acquire from Tarmac four quarries and an asphalt plant for a total consideration of GBP 16.5m (USD 22.11m).
Five tonnes of tarmac were ditched at the side of the road between Onllwyn and Glynneath.
John Shiveral gets May in his Caterham and June belongs to a selection of cars from the Ignition Festival of Motoring, including a Benetton F1 car, and Tartan Tarmac member Craig Wood's Caterham 620R, which was driven by rally legend Stig Blomqvist.
Tarmac's 2015 Sustainability Report can be found on the Tarmac website.
Workmen could not persuade the woman to move so they carried on laying tarmac around her.
Is it possible that a gang doing driveways just happened to be looking for somewhere to get rid of this small morsel of tarmac? I could not see fresh tarmac anywhere nearby.
Welcome to tarmac city COSTLY ornamental trees planted to beautify the citycentre die because their water supply has been covered in tarmac.
Lafarge Tarmac has been appointed by Owen Pugh Contracts in a deal worth PS2.5m, to supply 180,000 tonne of construction aggregates that will be used in the earthworks for the major North East infrastructure programme.
It is expected that the volume of products Tarmac Middle East, a UK-based subsidiary of Tarmac Ltd, will transport by 2020 via Etihad Rail will reach 6mn tonnes.