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backfilling

An early technique used with XTs and ATs that let DESQview run more programs concurrently. Motherboard chips were disabled and EMS chips were assigned the low memory addresses.
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backfilling, backfill

1. Rough masonry built behind a facing or between two faces.
2. Filling over the extrados of an arch.
3. Brickwork in spaces between structural timbers. Also see nogging
4. Soil or crushed stone used to fill the space between the excavation or sheeting and the exterior of a structure, or around the foundation walls to provide means for water to drain away from a foundation.
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For two years, starting December 2018 to December 2020, the 12-hectare property in Barangay Lupang Arenda in Taytay, Rizal will serve as a backfilling site for materials taken by Toyo Construction, DPWH contractor, from the dredging and excavations for the removal of accumulated massive silt and debris at downstream portion of the Rosario Weir at the Lower Marikina River area.
Many scholars have conducted creative research on backfilling mining [9-12], the results of which show that it can reduce the working face pressure and avoid main roof breaking [13-16].
Therefore, the result of Figure 3 and Table 1 shows that the plastic area of backfilling is small after filling when Poisson's ratio is small.
SMPC plans to complete the backfilling of Southern Panian pit by 2020, which would require at least 600,000 BCM of material.
A coal-pillarless mining pattern that is impact-, water-rupture-, and subsidence-resistant can be obtained using the gangue backfilling GER method.
This can realise the parallel between mining and backfilling and have little effect on the production of working faces.
"LHD management has admitted in a letter to the branch that they do receive funding for backfilling leave, after verbally denying that they received any such funding.
For pipeline padding and backfilling, it allows material to be screened on site and then backfilled directly into a trench, eliminating the need for a dedicated stationary screening machine.
Backfill Specialists, with an annual turnover of some EUR18m (USD23.3m), provides technical consulting and engineering services, focusing on mine backfilling technologies.