cubic yard

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Noun1.cubic yard - a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)cubic yard - a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel)
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2] The myriameter is equal to rather more than 10,936 cubic yards English.
This was the flour, the infinitesimal trace of it scattered through thousands of cubic yards of snow.
The objective for this work is the removal of 171,000 cubic yards (bank) of spoil material generated from the District?
5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed.
The report, published July 16, said the 42 landfills in Illinois reported receiving more than 45 million gate cubic yards of waste in 2013.
2 million cubic yards of waste into the existing footprint beginning in 2007, said David Murphy, vice president with town consultant Tighe & Bond, who agreed with Casella's projections.
By Lane County in Eugene and Springfield: 3,495 cubic yards
Over 600 tons of steel, 2,800 cubic yards of concrete, 42,000 square feet of exterior metal panels and 14,000 square feet of glass were used in the construction of the building while the flight line has approximately 115,000 cubic yards of concrete with seven flight stalls serving as the working offices for flight service technicians before the delivery of the 787.
3 cubic yards, a loader lift capacity of 6,953 pounds and a breakout force of 12,445 pounds.
5 million cubic yards of mineralised material at an average grade of 0.
The project work area included over 180 feet of vertical rock face and involved the use of a uniquely modified crane anchored on the dam to assist in the excavation of 2,350 cubic yards of native soil and the placement of 4,882 cubic yards of concrete.
2 cubic yards of mulch,; for a 3-inch layer, you will need 9.