Construction Safety

What is excavation?

An Excavation is a manmade cut, cavity, and trench in an earth surface that is formed by earth removal. Or we can say that excavation is the process of moving earth, rock, or other materials with tools, equipment’s or explosives. Excavation includes earthwork, trenching, wall shafts tunneling and underground, etc. Excavation is used in constructions …

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What is a cofferdam and its types?

The cofferdam is a temporary structure to exclude water from water-logged soil, river, or the sea to enable the excavation and construction to be carried out in the dry. Cofferdams are most commonly used to facilitate the construction or repair of dams, piers, and bridges.  The cofferdam can be made out of the earth, concrete, sheet piles, or sheet cell. There are different …

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