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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 Gunflint tieback is designed and engineered with modifications expected to be completed after the base Gulfstar project is completed.
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.
The mitigation measures involved partial compaction grouting and tiebacks under the guard tower and along the slope west of the guard tower.
Gulf of Mexico has undergone a shift in project development mix from heavy in small, independent-operated subsea tiebacks to one that is grounded in fewer, larger subsea tiebacks and high-investment standalone developments developed by international oil companies and mega-independents.
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.
From the plans we've been able to obtain the tieback designations seem to be fairly accurate," he said.
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.
The project involves the development of six hydrocarbon fields namely Keast, Dockrell, Sculptor, Rankin, Lady Nora and Pemberton via a subsea tieback to Goodwyn A (GWA) platform.