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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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Shell is also pursuing a strategy of maximising the production potential of its hubs in the Gulf, including through waterflood and tiebacks. The company notes, for example, that there has been a nearly 80pc increase in production from its Mars corridor since 2013, with new output attributed to well management, in-field and near-field development and optimised waterflood performance.
Because an ongoing concern with cables of all types is determining whether a specific unit has been abused or overused, the Applied Fiber tieback incorporates a number of inspection features to remedy these shortcomings, including overload indication and clear go/no-go cable inspection criteria.
The engineers estimated that the anchor should develop load capacity when the tiebacks were drilled 9 meters (30 feet) into the Lower Rockwood.
Instead, construction workers may first have to reinstall the tiebacks, a task that will demand many months of digging and reconstruction.
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.
Under the Phase 1 of the project, the company will develop 18 wells with subsea tiebacks to the existing Kizomba A and B floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels.
With his tiebacks and curtain holders gaining favour with interior designers across the region, Liz O'Reilly took the opportunity for a chat with French textile artist Remy Lemoine about window treatments that truly are works of art.
Tassel tiebacks for windows can be expensive - costing pounds 30-plus in the shops.