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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 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.
The collection of tiebacks has grown and now comes in wicker, rye straw, patined wood, Murano glass with inlaid gold or silver and many other materials.
After the grout cubes reached the required strength (usually 3 days), the contractor stressed the tiebacks to 100 percent of design load.
Every four to six metres, new tiebacks will be placed around the walls to support them, said Mr Hahn.
MAKE a feature of a neutral fabric with elaborate tiebacks.
The planned route of the line and cut depth required placed put the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) being used almost directly in line with many of the underground tiebacks and support members that have been abandoned in place over the years.
The mitigation measures involved partial compaction grouting and tiebacks under the guard tower and along the slope west of the guard tower.
This shift towards fewer, larger subsea tiebacks as well as increased FPS units will have profound effects on the future of the subsea sector as the hardware installed evolves as a direct result of fewer gas developments and deeper, more challenging fields.
According to Wood Mackenzie, an additional 2 billion boe of reserves are expected to be produced by subsea tiebacks from fields under development, probable developments and those yet to be discovered by 2017.
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Dominion E&P owns a 75 percent working interest in Devils Tower, including the Triton and Goldfinger tiebacks.
Tassel tiebacks for windows can be expensive - costing pounds 30-plus in the shops.