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  • n. Plural form of newbuild.

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Examples

  • Nonetheless he said, We need to be building more, and at the moment I don't think it's helpful necessarily to have a squabble over what percentile of newbuilds are for social housing.

    Tower Hamlets: Neil King, Peter Golds and the Conservative mayoral case

  • Meanwhile companies like Ensco PLC and Noble Corp. are unlikely to sit out the ordering frenzy, the Barclays analysts said: We expect the traditional drilling contractors are increasingly considering newbuilds as these companies are having difficulty picking off assets from smaller, non-traditional owners.

    Offshore Rig Orders End Drought

  • 'Because it is so difficult to get permission to put up newbuilds in Italy, the best way to develop is to renovate an existing building and then add to it,' says Tim Marsh, spokesman for Colliers, the UK agents who are handling the sales at the Casa, where prices start at just over pounds 100,000 per unit.

    From Umbria to Puglia, medieval villages are being transformed

  • In the drilling business, we continued to enhance the capabilities of our rig fleet through both newbuilds and upgrades, while achieving higher dayrates and substantially increasing the number of rigs that are operating under long-term contracts.

  • So I'm wondering if that negative item will continue going forward because if it doesn't, then you get a significant amount of cash from your financing for your newbuilds which is positive.

  • A number of previously uncontracted newbuilds have found work since our last call, and we now count only 4 uncontracted newbuilds scheduled for delivery before year-end.

  • Capital expenditures year-to-date 2011 totaled $499 million, of which $262 million represents down payments on the newbuilds ordered this fiscal year and $237 million in final and progress payments on the Atwood Osprey and Atwood Condor and other maintenance CapEx.

  • That means more than 90% of its fleet is made up of its newer FlexRigs, which run on the company's more advanced AC drive technology and are better suited to drill in the shale plays across the U.S. Moreover, the company expects demand for its FlexRigs to remain strong based on positive conversations with potential customers regarding additional newbuilds.

  • Moreover, we see long-term earnings and cash flow visibility in the company's solid backlog position, which will be enhanced by the recent agreement for newbuilds.

  • Currently, the company's expansion includes 8 drillships and 6 newbuilds under construction, with deliveries expected over the next three years.

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