oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Trenching and embankment support made easier and safer

Volume 13, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... Installing sheetpile cofferdam for deep liftshaft pit (Durban Point area) Trench support for 1 800 mm dia stormwater pipe. Depth of excavation 5, 5 m (Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal) TRENCHING AND EMBANKMENT SUPPORT MADE EASIER AND SAFER WORKING INSIDE DEEP TRENCHES and at the foot of steep embankments and cuttings has now been made easier and safer with the availability of light interlocking sheetpiles and easy-to-use excavator-mounted vibratory hammers which both install and extract the sheetpiles. These products have now been launched in South Africa by geotechnical supplier Pilequip SA. Boyd Cousins, owner of Pilequip SA, identified the need for a shoring/trenching system ..

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