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Last edited 06 Feb 2018
Jacking pipes or tunnel casings
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Jacking is a method that can be used to push a pipe or tunnel casing through an excavated hole. The procedure, commonly used in trenchless construction, involves forcing the component into a precut opening using technologies, such as mechanical, hydraulic or air jacks.
For more information see: Trenchless technology.
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