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mínima obra civil

English translation: minimun foundational infrastructure

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Spanish term or phrase:mínima obra civil
English translation:minimun foundational infrastructure
Entered by: Parrot
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13:59 Oct 6, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: mínima obra civil
This is a description of one of the advantages of installing a particular type of water treatment plant
pvelena
minimun foundational infrastructure
Explanation:
Obra civil or civil works in large projects such as dams, metal plants, electric power plants, factories, etc. refer to the first earthworks, foundation laying (which has to allow for any planned future expansions), pillars & pylons, etc. What comes OVER that is the building.
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 01:29
Grading comment
All answers were helpful, but this one gave me the clearest idea of what was and what was not included in an obra civil.
Incidently, the speed with which I received help was astonishing. Thank you all very much.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naa minimum amount of construction work..xxxLia Fail
naminimum labor workforceMegdalina
naminimal constructionedaniel
naminimun foundational infrastructure
Parrot
naminimum building work(involved)Daphne Corral
naMinimal installation work.
Luis Luis
naminimum building work(involved)Daphne Corral


  

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28 mins
minimum building work(involved)


Explanation:
Good luck!

Daphne Corral
Local time: 21:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 42

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Marilyn Eisenberg Herzog
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28 mins
minimum building work(involved)


Explanation:
Good luck!

Daphne Corral
Local time: 21:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 42

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32 mins
Minimal installation work.


Explanation:
Regards.
Luis Luis

Luis Luis
United States
Local time: 18:29
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 171

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Marilyn Eisenberg Herzog
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53 mins
minimun foundational infrastructure


Explanation:
Obra civil or civil works in large projects such as dams, metal plants, electric power plants, factories, etc. refer to the first earthworks, foundation laying (which has to allow for any planned future expansions), pillars & pylons, etc. What comes OVER that is the building.


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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 01:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645
Grading comment
All answers were helpful, but this one gave me the clearest idea of what was and what was not included in an obra civil.
Incidently, the speed with which I received help was astonishing. Thank you all very much.

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Heathcliff

Marilyn Eisenberg Herzog
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1 hr
minimal construction


Explanation:
needed.


edaniel
PRO pts in pair: 11

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18 hrs
a minimum amount of construction work..


Explanation:
The implication is that the installation of such a plant is, in fact, easy in terms of the amount of construction involved.

I suspect that to convey that idea - which is possibly being used as a strong argument in favour of doing the job (thus important in the text) - you may have to rearrange your English sentences.


...a minimum amount of construction work (involved in the project)...




xxxLia Fail
Spain
Local time: 01:29
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1368

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2 days 11 hrs
minimum labor workforce


Explanation:
Hope this helps! Suerte!

Megdalina
PRO pts in pair: 79
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