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Ground Anchors

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Ground anchors are used with different earth retention systems to transmit the lateral earth pressure acting on the retaining walls.
Lateral loads are transmitted into the soil or soft rocks of competent stratum through the anchors bonded length.
Ground anchors are classified  into two main categories:

- Temporary ground anchors which have a guaranteed life time up to 18 to 24 months.
- Permanent ground anchors has three levels of protections based on the of the soil conditions they are installed through.

Ground anchors generally consist of steel elements (Strands or bars) installed into grouted drilled hole. The strands or bars are subsequently tensioned, providing a lateral resistance to retaining structures movement.
Ground anchors are mainly used for slopes, walls stability,  bridges tiebacks, Dams stability and Pile load tests.  -