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noun care, cherishing, conservatio, conservation, curing, custody, defense, eternization, freeeom from danger, guardianship, guarding, immortalization, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, perpetuation, protective custody, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation, sanctuary, saving, security, shielding, storage, support, tuitio, upkeep, ward, wardship
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PRESERVATION. keeping safe from harm; avoiding injury. This term always presupposes a real or existing danger.
     2. A jettison, which is always for the preservation of the remainder of the cargo, must therefore be made only when there is a real danger existing. See Average; Jettison.

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The Merseyside Building Preservation Trust has been trying to save the church site for 20 years, and Bill says: "We have looked at residential and bars and restaurants, but I think we have now found the ideal use.
The Tyne Wear Building Preservation Trust worked with the Bowes Railway Trust, Gateshead Council, Historic Property Restoration of North Shields, and Newcastle architects Mosedale Gillatt to make the project happen.
After more than a decade of lobbying and fundraising, led by the Cadwgan Building Preservation Trust (CBPT) and its devoted volunteers, the 900-year-old site has undergone a PS12m restoration project, which began in 2011.
He said: "Once the North Wales Building Preservation Trust own the site and get planning permission things will happen.
Lee Buchanan, contracts manager at Owen Pugh Construction, said: "We're really proud of the work undertaken on behalf of the Tyne and Wear Building Preservation Trust to restore Dunston Staiths which is an important reminder of the region's coal mining past.
Encircled by high-rise flats, the terrace was restored between 1998 and 2007 by the Spon End Building Preservation Trust.
Dennis Knight, PE, CxA - Whole Building Systems' CEO - made the presentation, which focused on the balance that must be struck between historic building preservation and contemporary technologies for heating and cooling.
However the big question is why the authorities did not act sooner and place a building preservation notice on the building which would have given almost immediate protection as I understand it?
The company was in business for 150 years, but the buildings have since been neglected, and Ancoats Building Preservation Trust requested the study as background for preservation efforts.
Lesley is married to power crane operator Evan, 39, and Lorraine's husband Danny, 43, runs a building preservation company.
He has also been secretary of Stokesley Conservation Area Advisory Group and Building Preservation Trust.
This level of involvement has made his role as director of the Building Preservation Technology Program at Belmont Technical College (BTC) invaluable.

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