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Trench excavation and reinstatement in New Zealand

A. T. Proffitt

Trench excavation and reinstatement in New Zealand

by A. T. Proffitt

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Published by Road Research Unit, National Roads Board in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Roads -- New Zealand -- Maintenance and repair.,
    • Pavements -- New Zealand -- Maintenance and repair.,
    • Underground utility lines -- New Zealand -- Maintenance and repair.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 83-85.

      StatementA.T. Proffitt.
      SeriesRoad Research Unit occasional paper,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTE220 .P77 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2461841M
      LC Control Number87168167

      Open Trench Excavation. Open trench excavation is the traditional and most common method of sewer construction, repair or replacement. Open trench excavation consists of excavating down to and exposing the existing pipe so that it can be repaired or replaced, then backfilling the trench. en: trench excavation. Search the Engineering ToolBox. - the most efficient way to navigate the Engineering ToolBox! Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - Online 3D modeling! Add standard and customized parametric components - like flange beams, lumbers, piping, stairs and more - to your Sketchup model with the Engineering ToolBox.

      increases in excavation resources. Figure 4. – Cost of open cut excavation increase with depth and location Factors effecting the cost of trenchless technology is the level of competition or the availability to access trenchless options in some areas of the country. New Zealand is a . The ideal machine for digging the 4- to 5-foot ( to m) trench is the Ditch Witch RT45 trencher. The powerful, compact and incredibly versatile Ditch Witch RT55 is designed to drive a wide range of attachments. This versatile machine is designed for heavy-duty trenching and vibratory plowing; backhoe and reel carrier attachments are also.

      Importance of Safety in Trench Excavation Trenching and excavation activities are executed million of times around the world. Excavation is one of the most risky kinds of jobs in the construction industry and it becomes more dangerous while trench excavation is performed.   See more of Waihou Excavation Ltd on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account? or. Create New Account. Not Now. Waihou Excavation Ltd. Contractor. Community See All. 65 people like this. 65 people follow this. About See All. 23 Wagstaff Road R D 1 Te Aroha Te Aroha West, New Zealand +64 27 Contact Waihou Excavation Ltd on Messenger Followers:


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Trench width Pre-excavation saw cuts • mm either side of trench line • through full thickness of surface layer • depth not less than 30mm mm Surface Reinstatement The overriding principle for all surface reinstatement is: • to match the existing surface in File Size: KB.

Guide on good practice of shoring support and drainage measures for trench excavations. As part of the Government’s continuing effort to promote a safe and healthy working environment, it is the intention of this Guide that the safety of the personnel involved in.

Trench safety practices: Support the trench sides with shoring or a trench shield. Bench or batter the trench sides. Keep the trench edges clear of spoil, materials or plant for a minimum of mm.

Provide barricades and warning signs around the trench. Ensure the trench remains safe from exhaust gases from nearby machinery.

CONTROLLING EXCAVATION RISKS. Ground collapse 31 Prevent ground collapse 33 Benching and battering 34 Shoring 36 Excavated material and loads near excavations 47 Prevent falls 48 Safe access and egress 49 Manual work 50 Overhead and underground services 51 Atmospheric contaminants 55 Ground and surface water A trench is a long narrow excavation which is deeper than it is wide, and open to the surface along its length.

Trenches are generally excavated to install or maintain underground services or to investigate what is beneath the surface. Figure 4: Trench When a retaining wall is built, an open excavation becomes a trench formed by an. Council before any trench is opened and may either apply to a job or a section of a continuing job.

It shall provide advice to Council as to the arrangements which have been made to maintain the trench or excavation in a safe condition, to backfill the trench or excavation File Size: KB. Structural stability during excavations What you need to do.

The law says you must prevent danger to workers in or near excavations. To maintain the required precautions, a competent person must inspect excavation supports or battering at the start of the working shift and at other specified times.

No work should take place until the excavation. reinstatement of old trenches such as referred to below. In forming trenches in roads where existing geo-grids are incorporated, the licencee should ensure that the grid is cut prior to excavation and the surface layers should be removed on each side of the trench in order to allow sufficient overlap of replacement geo-grid as per the manufacturersFile Size: 1MB.

In New Zealand, Health & Safety Regulations require notification be given to the HSE inspector if trenches are deeper than m. Requirements and options for safe trenching are given in the New Worksafe Good Practice Guidelines for Excavation Safety.

In summary these are: Excavations greater than or equal to m deep must be shored unless. Trench Shoring New Zealand Ltd (TSNZ) TSNZ was formed in for the purposes of supplying proprietary shoring equipment for hire and for sale throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific.

TSNZ are excavation safety specialists offering a wide range. new British standards for asphalt materials covering composition and binder contents This edition from replaces the second edition and the first edition.

Further information. This book is a general introduction to trench excavation and support for engineers. It is a concise guide for all those involved in this potentially hazardous area of construction. Guide to Trench Excavations (Shoring Support and Drainage Measures) Download in PDF Format.

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Analysis of the costs of laying and maintaining the necessary pipework indicates that excavation and reinstatement constitute % of the total, depending on the type of surface : B J Smith. Micro-Trench Reinstatement Techniques safetrack ® • Micro trenching not covered by the new yellow book • Little existing knowledge on how to reinstate micro trenches • Councils object on grounds of • You re cutting my road in half • No specification • Water ingress into the File Size: 2MB.

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excavation, then suitable material shall be brought in to the job. Excavation in Poor Soil and Refilling to Grade Where the bottom of the trench at sub-grade is found to be unstable or to include ashes, cinders, any type of refuse, vegetable, or other organic material, or large pieces or fragments.

Any variations in these specifications must obtain the prior written agreement of the Road Authority in advance of commencement of the trench excavation works. Where road opening works are proposed on a national road, the Transport Infrastructure Ireland “Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in National Roads” must be adhered to.

An excavation is any man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in the earth’s surface formed by earth removal.

Excavations produce unsupported soil conditions. A trench is a narrow excavation made below the surface of the ground in which the depth is greater than the width. The width does not exceed 15 Size: 60KB.Calculation of the trenches or ditches Specify dimensions in metres L - the total length of trenches or ditches A - width at the top of the B - bottom width H - the depth of the trench The program calculates the volume and surface area of the trench.

If the width of the top and bottom of the trench will be different then calculated Additionally useful volume C and volume of sloped sections D.Backfilling is the process of putting the soil back into a trench or foundation once excavation, and the related work has been completed.

The backfill process requires skills and heavy equipment as well as knowledge of the specifications, contract requirements, and soil conditions. Every area of soil has unique characteristics, requiring.