sheet piling

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Noun1.sheet piling - a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage
piling, spile, stilt, pile - a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
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Leading Sheet Piling contractor, Aarsleff Ground Engineering, has a State of the Art Giken Silent Piler ECO 700S for its sheet piling and basement work in London.
It's composed of a series of king piles -24-and 36-inch diameter steel pipe pile - and steel sheet piling.
approved a $115 million plan to expand hot rolled sheet piling production at its steel mill in Blytheville.
The sheet piling (a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage) was in Virginia, cranes were in short supply, and needed manpower had to be brought in since there was virtually none available in New Orleans.
The line has proved versatile and useful in a number of applications, from installing interlocking vinyl sheet piling panels in a seawall to basic landscaping and excavating, according to the press release.
However, with sheet piling, the flow of groundwater was cut off and pore water pressure built up.
High-Point Rendel has been able to offer a move away from the traditional methods of protecting beaches with concrete wave breakers, concrete crest walls and sheet piling by sourcing natural material such as stone, wood and beach sand.
The GME and Emunds & Staudinger, GmbH (GME/ES) slide rail system has been made available in the North American and Mexican markets providing what is described as the world's only pivot-to-place slide rail system as an alternative to sheet piling.
Steel is cheap: the plates laid on the Roman line are those commonly used to cover temporary holes in streets during repair works; the hollow poles are similar to scaffolding elements found on any building site, but ungalvanized; the sheet piling is standard.
Hoesch Spundwand and Profil GmbH, currently a subsidiary of Thyssen Krupp Steel AG, manufactures and distributes heavy profiles and sheet piling.
com/research/87abc5/the_2011_import_an) has announced the addition of the "The 2011 Import and Export Market for Iron and Steel Angles, Shapes, Sections (Excluding Rails), and Sheet Piling in the United Kingdom" report to their offering.