sand pile

sand pile

[′san ‚pīl]
(civil engineering)
A compacted filling of sand in a deep round hole formed by ramming the sand with a pile; used for foundations in soft soil.
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Contract awarded for Fabrication, supply and installation of a temporary pipeline (approximately 245m) for the discharge of molasses from the upstream finger of the sugar wharf, along the land between the sand pile and the mangroves, across the approach to the molasses wharf and key into the existing molasses pipeline, Wharf Drive, Port of Bundaberg
Wyatt and his younger brother, Logan, were playing in a sand pile in January 2013 when the pile collapsed and suffocated Wyatt.
The second incident took place at 4:20pm on Thursday, on Emirates Road at the Al Saqra exit in Sharjah direction, when the driver of the car was taken by surprise by a sand pile formed by the strong winds, leading to a collision.
Her sand pile outdoors had frozen solid, and substituting ashes in her cat's litter box meant that her house would be covered with sooty paw prints.
An hour or two hike into the enormous sand pile next to the Jordan Cove site offers an unmatched, magical panorama of sea and sand and bay, mountains and forest.
One of the times we saw a biker stand on the sand pile peeping into our villas," she said.
and left in the posted area, against the guardrail near the public sand pile.
Like a sand pile, the system contains the plasma near the critical state until random fluctuations trigger a cascade of events that sends a burst of energy through the field.
Depending on the weather, he usually comes to replenish his sand pile twice a winter.
So what kind of sand pile are we currently faced with?
The company was fined but workers at the sand pile still continue to work, the farmers said.
We have communicated to employees on site, to be aware and not to touch the sand pile.