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English translation: jacking pit

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German term or phrase:Preßbaugruben
English translation:jacking pit
Entered by: Lori Dendy-Molz
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16:29 May 24, 2005
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / pipeline technology
German term or phrase: Preßbaugruben
Help! This regards a tunneling process for laying wastewater pipes -- not within my area of specialization.

Mit dieser patentierten Verfahrenskombination aus offener und geschlossener Bauweise werden Rohre aus Preßbaugruben vorgetrieben.

Is it an "insertion pit"?
Lori Dendy-Molz
Germany
Local time: 11:34
jacking pit
Explanation:
See just two of many examples:

http://www.pipejackingne.com/nec_1986.htm

http://www.massturnpike.com/bigdig/background/tjacking.html
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Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 11:34
Grading comment
Thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1jacking pit
Alan Johnson


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
jacking pit


Explanation:
See just two of many examples:

http://www.pipejackingne.com/nec_1986.htm

http://www.massturnpike.com/bigdig/background/tjacking.html

Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 11:34
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 815
Grading comment
Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  John Jory: and the process itself is "Rohr(ver)pressung"
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