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backfill

In construction and excavation work,to fill something with additional dirt.When building foundation walls or retaining walls,one excavates a space large enough to build the walls and provide a comfortable work space,and then backfills with additional rock and dirt afterward.

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Petra said another management suggestion was to assign the full time equivalent of one of the existing nursing staff to the job of backfilling colleagues' annual leave.
Summarizing the new model's benefits, Connolly concluded that its modest size and built-in, easy-access storage allows a two-man crew to set up for digging quickly, the full opening rear door facilities backfilling and equipment can be stowed in minutes after a job is completed.
UNRWA will resume the backfilling process early next week, said UNRWA spokeswoman Hoda al-Turk.
Backfilling, Best Fit, Just First, etc) from a waiting queue, while the third set deals with the Job Ordering or prioritization process (i.
We will ensure that mine reclamation activities, such as backfilling and wetlands construction for the treatment of acid mine drainage, are completed to minimize the impact to the local streams," he said.
If the extra hours you have been working are not as a result of backfilling an employee on extended leave (annual, long service, sick or maternity leave), and therefore expected to return to their position, you should ask your NUM to provide detailed reasons for refusing your request to increase your contracted hours and seek advice from NSWNA.
The hydraulically controlled backfill blade provides added machine stability and is ideal for backfilling.
John Burton, D-San Francisco, said he wouldn't support backfilling local governments,'' Janssen said, referring to the state Senate's presiding officer.
The Service required capitalization of the costs of the soil and groundwater contamination assessments, excavation and transportation of contaminated soils and backfilling, legal defense fees, oversight costs and environmental audit and compliance costs.
Production faces have been made available through the recent refurbishment of the Stratoni mine and new backfill plants have been installed to open up additional production areas and also for backfilling the old workings.
Contract notice: Delivery fabrics backfilling to khw sa (cpv: 39563500 textile products of a kind used for industrial use) in the period from the date of the contract until 31.
An optional hydraulic, adjustable-angle backfill blade features 25 degrees of adjustment to both the left and right for more efficient trench backfilling.