Marine Construction

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Types of Sheet Pile

The term sheet piling refers to any retaining wall type that is a) installed into the ground by driving or pushing, rather than pouring or injection, and b) is of relatively thin cross-section and low weight so that the weight of the wall does not assist in the wall’s stability. The modern […]

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Tips on Renting Sheet Pile

Click here to view the complete article. by Leon “Lee” Wilczynski. Rent or buy, I don’t have the answer, because of there are so many variables. I will discuss a few caveats on owning and spend the rest of the article discussing rentals. Purchasing pile for a temporary project avoids some […]

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Hot-Rolled Vs Cold-Formed Steel Sheet Pile

Click here to view the complete article. “A Cold-Formed Perspective” by Leon “Lee” Wilczynski. Is there a difference? Yes, of course, there is. The following are my opinions based on 40 years of experience in the pile and pile driving industry. I have been selling both for approximately the last 40 […]

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Underwater Welding Procedures And Safety

View complete article here. David J. Keats Minstndt, Engtech, Techweldi BASIC TECHNIQUES  For successful wet-welding, whether you are an experienced or novice welder, the first thing you have to accept is the range of personal skills which may be used for surface welding, do not exist for underwater. Often when […]

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Seawall Information From Everlast Synthetic Products

Chapters:   Seawall Repair Vinyl Seawalls Seawall Construction Seawall Installation Guidelines For seawall repairs that last call Everlast today at: 1-800-687-0036 Do not allow your valuable waterfront property to be at risk. I. Seawall Repair If you require seawall repair, we advise you start by getting the opinion of a professional. You don’t want to spend […]

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Commercial Diving: Offshore Diving Vs. Inland Diving

Click here to view the complete article. by Robert Greenspan (Midco Diving) Commercial diving is a broad umbrella comprised of many different jobs and duties. Commercial divers are responsible for underwater maintenance and repairs, underwater inspections, underwater construction, and many other important jobs. While the field of commercial diving is quite […]

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Protecting Our Coastlines

by Roger P. Michniewicz, P.E. (Coastal Engineering Co.) All along the coastal border of the United States, beaches, coastal dunes, and coastal banks are eroding. While coastal processes are complex with many variables contributing to the way coastal systems function, in simple terms, there is not enough sand to maintain them. […]