Slurry wall


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Slurry wall

A foundation wall in an excavation that is heavily reinforced with steel and filled with a liquid concrete mixture by pouring or pumping.
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the building vault must be constructed with a wall of insulation made as a slurry wall (bentonite wall).
A number of cleanup projects at the site have been completed over the years, including the disposal of dioxin, asbestos and some of the most contaminated material, demolishing 15 buildings, installing a slurry wall to prevent pollution from getting into the river and emptying two contaminated lagoons and filling them with clean material.
The bathtub is a nine-block area of the site that was excavated down to bedrock and hard soils and then ringed by a slurry wall to ensure stability of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers foundations.
Magnus provides geo-technical and environmental solutions in the Western US with different competencies such as levee rehabilitation and repair, slurry wall construction, mine reclamation, ground stabilisation and wetlands improvements.
The towers are largely portrayed as technical feats: The elevator motor was part of an "innovative" elevation system, the slurry wall an engineering triumph.
Each pile forming the barrier wall was cast in three steps over an 11-to 12-day cycle: I) slurry wall excavation down to top of bedrock, with tremie concrete backfill; 2) directional drilling of pilot hole behind initial concrete layer; and, 3) pilot hole-guided drilling of cylindrical pile into the bedrock, tremie concrete backfill for full-depth, finished wall.
Among the project's additional challenges were: resisting earth and hydrostatic pressures from up to 70 feet of pre-9/11 excavations and the need to support the existing slurry wall.
Costa Fortuna operations complement Layne's current product offerings and expand those offerings, especially, in marine geotechnical and slurry wall construction.
Layne considers the acquisition of Diberil as a strategic point for the expansion of its marine geotechnical and slurry wall construction operations in the area, Layne Geoconstruction Division president Peter Iovino said.
A slurry wall was constructed around the dig site to prevent the plume from continuing off base and this (dig project) actually takes care of the contamination on the base," said Robert Moore, the director of the Air Force Real Property Agency.
Visitors to the memorial center will enter by walking down a ramp, passing the remnants of the slurry wall.
Home Depot would build a slurry wall underground that would keep contaminants out of the part of the lot that the store would be on.