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deep foundation

A continuous foundation which provides a footing by filling a deep trench with concrete.
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He therefore dug his cellar, and laid the deep foundations of his mansion, on the square of earth whence Matthew Maule, forty years before, had first swept away the fallen leaves.
But construction of the 1,000 sq m store stalled after demolition contractors encountered problems with the deep foundations of the former factory and a culvert below the site.
Then a further 22 invited papers cover the performance of geosynthetic soils, in-situ and laboratory soil behavior, deep foundations and earth retaining structures, and ground improvement.
Held in conjunction with the 2012 International Association of Foundation Drilling conference in San Antonio, TX, and organized by the FHWA Office of Bridge Technology and National Highway Institute (NM), the 2-day expo featured panel discussions on topics including quality in deep foundations, use of slurry in drilled foundations, and techniques for large-diameter and small-diameter hole excavation.
Destruction of forests, undue reclamation of sea, underground atomic tests, emission of gases and smoke in the atmosphere, construction of skyscrapers with deep foundations are just a few examples of our unmindful assault on nature and its resources.
Construction of multi-basements requires thorough knowledge of piling and deep foundations techniques in various soils and rocks.
Deep foundations and geotechnical in situ testing; proceedings.
due to the deep foundations laid by King of Jordan Abdullah II and H.H.
Straub brings experience in geotechnical, environmental, and forensic expertise with tunnels, pipelines, and buildings with both shallow and deep foundations, transportation infrastructure, earth retaining systems, problem soils, and a variety of ground improvement techniques.
On the other hand, deep foundations of trust and confidence between the two churches have been laid, and the Archbishop is confident that discussions will continue in a forthright manner.
To make the soil more habitable for plants - especially close to walls where it's often dry due to the deep foundations - dig in plenty of well-rotted organic matter each spring and top dress with mulch.
The 16-metre deep foundations are in place for Hexham pool in Wentworth, with the first concrete poured into place to form the deep end.