Derwent Tower was a 29-storey residential apartment building in Dunston and Wear, United Kingdom, opened in 1971. Due to its unusual shape it was nicknamed the "Dunston Rocket" during construction and the name remained with locals throughout its life, it was demolished in 2012. The tower was designed by the Owen Luder Partnership on behalf of Whickham Council, which controlled the Dunston area of Gateshead; the original brief was for three high-rise blocks of at least 22 storeys, but due to adverse ground conditions on site the decision was made to build one tower, with the rest being low-rise blocks of two to five storeys. Despite the architect's advice against construction of a high-rise building on the site, the council were in favour. Following many consultations and explanatory models of the foundations with specialists, construction of the foundations began in February 1968, the tower was completed in March 1971. Construction was complex because of the poor ground conditions; the foundations were based on a sunken concrete caisson, built above ground sunk over a period of time.
Caisson foundations are found in harbour construction. The tower had a bold and striking appearance, unlike any other tower block or high rise building in the UK, it was of a Brutalist design with lots of design similarities with Gateshead's "Get Carter car park" a product of the Owen Luder Partnership. The tower housed two-bedroom flats up to the 10th floor and one-bedroom flats on floors 11 to 29, it featured in a 1970s advert for Tudor Crisps. Unusual features were: Height 85 m Unusual construction methods Plan form change between 10th and 11th floor to accommodate building services including two 10,000-gallon water tanks Flying buttresses from the ground to 5th floor assisting the foundations Unusual foundations including an underground spiral carpark Brutalist form Exposed elements of structure and services, i.e. flying buttresses from floor level and exposed water tanks. The tower was in desperate need of refurbishment for many years, making it unpopular with residents and locals, it had been allowed to fall into a run-down state through lack of maintenance.
Services breakdowns, lift failures, water supply faults were all common but were unlikely to be a result of the tower's design or construction methods. In 2007 Gateshead Council decided to relocate residents amid health and safety concerns over the poor and deteriorating services. On 17 August 2009 the tower failed in gaining listed status on the grounds of it being a non-listable building. In January 2012 demolition began, completed in September 2012
Hermann IV, Margrave of Baden was titular Margrave of Verona and Margrave of Baden from 1160. He was the son of Hermann Bertha of Lorraine, daughter of Simon I of Lorraine. Around 1162 he was married to the daughter of Count Palatine Ludwig of Tübingen. Together with Emperor Frederick I, Hermann took part in the destruction of Milan. From 1176 to 1178 he was a member of Frederick's Italian campaign, was a participant in the battle of Legnano in 1176. Hermann was a guarantor in the peace of Constance in 1183, in which the cities of Lombardy became independent. Hermann fought under the Emperor during the Third Crusade, traversing Anatolia en route to the Siege of Acre. Frederick's death in June of 1190 caused thousands of German soldiers to leave the force and return home through the Cilician and Syrian ports; the joint German-Hungarian army continued southward but was struck with disease near Antioch, weakening it further. Hermann died in camp on 13 Sep 1190. Only a remnant of the original army arrived at the siege.
Adolphe Moudiki is a Cameroonian political figure, Director-General of the National Hydrocarbons Company, the state oil company of Cameroon, since 1993. A long-time associate of President Paul Biya, Moudiki was Minister of Labor from 1987 to 1988, Director of the Civil Cabinet of the Presidency from 1988 to 1989, Minister of Justice from 1989 to 1991. Born in Yaoundé, Moudiki studied law and was Vice-President of the Yaoundé Court of Appeals from February 1968 to August 1970, he worked as Deputy Director of Legislation at the Ministry of Justice from November 1972 to March 1973, as Attorney-General at the Garoua Court of Appeals from March 1973 to April 1974, as Attorney-General at the Douala Court of Appeals from April 1974 to 1975. Afterward Moudiki worked under Prime Minister Paul Biya. Prime Minister Biya succeeded Ahmadou Ahidjo as President of Cameroon in November 1982 and promptly instituted an administrative reshuffle that affected Moudiki. In his fourth and fifth presidential decrees, Biya moved Moudiki out of the Prime Minister's Office and into the Presidency, assigning him the new post of Technical Adviser to the Presidency.
However, Moudiki only remained in that post until December 1982. Moudiki was first appointed to the government of Cameroon as Minister of Labor and Social Insurance on 23 January 1987, he was instead appointed as Director of the Civil Cabinet of the Presidency of the Republic on 16 May 1988 and as Minister of Justice on 13 April 1989. In a 1990 address to judicial court presidents, Moudiki called for greater leniency in sentencing, he said that it was important to respect the rights of individuals and suggested that prison sentences were being applied too broadly, pointing to the serious problem of overcrowded conditions at prisons. After two years as Minister of Justice, he was dismissed from the government on 26 April 1991, when Douala Moutomé was appointed to replace him at the Justice Ministry. In early 1993, following the death of Jean Assoumou, President Biya appointed Moudiki as Director-General of the SNH; the appointment of Moudiki, one of Biya's long-time associates, to head the SNH was a clear example of Biya's practice of maintaining a firm grip on the oil sector.
In 1993, Moudiki announced plans for "a new management lineup and a re-energising programme" at the SNH in 1993–1994. A lack of transparency associated with the oil industry in Cameroon is said to have continued during Moudiki's tenure at the SNH; as Director-General of the SNH, Moudiki represents Cameroon on the Council of Ministers of the African Petroleum Producers Association. He was President-in-Office of APPA from June 2007 until Jean-Baptiste Tati Loutard, Congo-Brazzaville's Minister of State for Hydrocarbons, was elected to succeed him on 25–28 March 2008
In grammar and clause structure known as sentence composition, is the classification of sentences based on the number and kind of clauses in their syntactic structure. Such division is an element of traditional grammar. In standard English, sentences are composed of five clause patterns: 1. Subject + Verb 2. Subject + Verb + Object 3. Subject + Verb + Subject Complement 4. Subject + Verb + Indirect Object + Direct Object 5. Subject + Verb + Object + Object Complement Sentences – which are composed of these clauses, in either "dependent" or "independent" form – have patterns, as explained below. A simple sentence consists of only one clause. A compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses. A complex sentence has at least one dependent clause. A set of words with no independent clause may be an incomplete sentence called a sentence fragment. A sentence consisting of at least one dependent clause and at least two independent clauses may be called a complex-compound sentence or compound-complex sentence.
Sentence 1 is an example of a simple sentence. Sentence 2 is compound because "so" is considered a coordinating conjunction in English, sentence 3 is complex. Sentence 4 is compound-complex. Example 5 is a sentence fragment. I like trains. I don't know how to bake, so I buy my bread made. I enjoyed the apple pie; the dog lived in the garden, but the cat, smarter, lived inside the house. What an idiot; the simple sentence in example 1 contains one clause. Example 2 has two clauses, combined into a single sentence with the coordinating conjunction so. In example 3, I enjoyed the apple pie is an independent clause, that you bought for me is a dependent clause. In sentence 4, The dog lived in the garden and the cat lived inside the house are both independent clauses. Example 5 features a noun phrase but no verb, it is not a grammatically complete clause. A simple sentence structure contains no dependent clauses. I run; this simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject, I, one verb, run.
The girl ran into her bedroom. This simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject and one predicate, ran into her bedroom; the predicate is a verb phrase. In the backyard, the dog howled at the cat; this simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject and one predicate and howled at the cat. This predicate has two verbs, known as a compound predicate: howled; this compound verb should not be confused with a compound sentence. In the backyard and at the cat are prepositional phrases. In English language, a compound sentence is composed of at least two independent clauses, it does not require a dependent clause. The clauses are joined by a coordinating conjunction, a semicolon that functions as a conjunction, a colon instead of a semicolon between two sentences when the second sentence explains or illustrates the first sentence and no coordinating conjunction is being used to connect the sentences, or a conjunctive adverb preceded by a semicolon. A conjunction can be used to make a compound sentence.
Conjunctions are words such as and, but, or, nor, so, yet. Examples: I started on time, but I arrived late. I will decline it; the law was passed: from April 1, all cars would have to be tested. The war was lost; the use of a comma to separate two independent clauses without the addition of an appropriate conjunction is called a comma splice and is considered an error. Example: The sun was shining, everyone appeared happy. If a sentence contains homogenous members referring to another common member of the sentence, the sentence may be considered either simple or compound. If the homogenous members are removed the sentence is called contracted. In some languages, like Russian, a comma is not always required in a sentence with homogenous members. Alex likes to fish, he is going fishing on Friday – Alex likes to fish, is going fishing on Friday. Алекс любит ловить рыбу и он пойдет на рыбалку в пятницу – Алекс любит ловить рыбу и пойдет на рыбалку в пятницу. A complex sentence has one or more dependent clauses.
Since a dependent clause cannot stand on its own as a sentence, complex sentences must have at least one independent clause. In short, a sentence with one or more dependent clauses and at least one independent clause is a complex sentence. A sentence with two or more independent clauses plus one or more dependent clauses is called compound-complex or complex-compound. In addition to a subject and a verb, dependent clauses contain a subordinating conjunction or similar word. There are a large number of subordinating conjunctions in English; some of these give the clause an adverbial function, specifying place, or manner. Such cl
Kubang Pasu is a federal constituency in Kedah, represented in the Dewan Rakyat since 1974. The federal constituency was created in the 1974 redistribution and is mandated to return a single member to the Dewan Rakyat under the first past the post voting system. 2004–2016: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Kayu Hitam, FELDA Bukit Tangga, Temin, FELDA Laka Selatan, FELDA Batu Lapan, Pekan Baru Changlun, Pekan Lama Changlun, Kampung Darat, Kubang Pasu, Guar Napai, Kampung Napoh, Kampung Bemban, Pulau Pisang, Pekan Tunjang, Pulau Timbol, Padang Limau, Pulau Nyior, Kampung Pulau Ketam, Gelong Rambai, Paya Kemunting, Kampung Kuluang, Padang Panjang, Wang Tepus, Taman Jitra Jaya, Taman Rasa Sayang, Taman Pasu, Kampung Telok Nibong, Kampung Batu 13, Taman Jitra, Pantai Halban, Kampung Tok Kesop, Tanah Merah, Kampung Telok Malik, Kampung Naga, Tanjung Pauh, Taman Mahsuri, Alor Rambai, Lubok Batu, Bukit Tinggi, Kepala Batas. 2016–present: The constituency contains the polling districts of Bukit Kayu Hitam, FELDA Bukit Tangga, Temin, FELDA Laka Selatan, FELDA Batu Lapan, Pekan Baru Changlun, Pekan Lama Changlun, Kampung Darat, Kubang Pasu, Guar Napai, Kampung Napoh, Kampung Bemban, Pulau Pisang, Pekan Tunjang, Pulau Timbol, Padang Limau, Pulau Nyior, Kampung Pulau Ketam, Gelong Rambai, Paya Kemunting, Kampung Kuluang, Padang Panjang, Wang Tepus, Taman Jitra Jaya, Taman Rasa Sayang, Taman Pasu, Kampung Telok Nibong, Kampung Batu 13, Taman Jitra, Pantai Halban, Kampung Tok Kesop, Tanah Merah, Kampung Telok Malik, Kampung Naga, Lubuk Kawah, Taman Mahsuri, Alor Rambai, Lubok Batu, Bukit Tinggi, Kepala Batas.
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