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tieback

[′tī‚bak]
(mining engineering)
A beam serving a purpose similar to that of a fend-off beam, but fixed at the opposite side of the shaft or inclined road.
The wire ropes or stay rods that are sometimes used on the side of the tower opposite the hoisting engine, either in place of or to reinforce the engine braces.

tieback

A tension element used to resist the lateral force on a retaining structure.
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The tieback features a tough, extruded bright yellow polyurethane exterior jacket and cut- and-heat resistant braided Aramid fiber.
I would say a tieback might be as simple as a piece of driftwood found on the beach and a ring just a circle of metal, but with gold leaves on the wood done by the best gilder and an obsidian ring worked by a sculptor, they become one-of-a-kind designs.
The contractor that won the bid would perform the drilling for the tieback anchors and install them, place the shotcrete leveling pads for the anchor blocks, and repair the existing soil nail wall.
MAKE a feature of a neutral fabric with elaborate tiebacks.
From the plans we've been able to obtain the tieback designations seem to be fairly accurate," he said.
The subsea tieback potential for these hubs is most likely to be seen in the latter half of this decade and into the following, with these latest hubs laying the foundation for the next generation of deepwater developments in the region.
This fit-for-purpose subsea boosting system will improve TAQAs ultimate recovery from an existing asset, through a capital-efficient long tieback, said Mike Garding, president, OneSubsea, Schlumberger.
Once operational, the Gulfstar's base design will produce up to 60,000 bopd and 135 MMscf/d of gas with additional tieback capacity.
Since introducing those first camera systems for tiebacks, we have listened carefully to what operators want and supply improved visual performance, rugged equipment and ease of use.
Attach the tassel to your pleated rope and you have a quick, cheap and effective tieback.
The Condor discovery in Green Canyon 448 was placed on production in June as a single-well subsea tieback to the Marquette facility in Green Canyon 52.
Further success was achieved in April with the Genghis Khan discovery, which is expected to begin production in 2006 through subsea tieback to the Marco Polo platform.