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Shoring Services

Shoring Service in Sydney

Shoring provides support for trench faces and is used to prevent movement of soil, underground utilities and foundations. The shoring process helps temporarily support a building in the process of alterations and may be vertical, angled or horizontal. Shoring is usually done during the repair or building of a project. Eastside Piling is one of the leading providers of shoring services in Sydney. Shoring is done with UC150’s, also known as i-beams. Eastside Piling uses H4 sleepers or concrete sleepers in between the i-beams. Shoring is one of the most important processes and must be done to limit the chances of accidents and mishaps at the site. Eastside Piling provides an array of services related to shoring in Sydney. There are times when we don’t have to excavate the entire property. In that case, we just retain the walls. The process is called shoring. Shoring on Sydney job sites is used as a temporary measure for allowing safe excavation by supporting a structure, trench, or a building when they are in the process of alteration, repair or in danger of collapsing. After the work is done, shoring becomes obsolete. Shoring is more cost-effective than contiguous piling if the excavation doesn’t need to go all the way to the boundaries.

An Overview to Our Services

We are experienced at the work of shoring throughout Sydney. Shoring timber walls could be for a permanent or a temporary structure that retains the soil. We drill a hole for placing the beam and then the cement is poured in the hole to set it. This process is repeated for the other beams until the desired length is achieved. Then the sleepers are placed between the beams when we do the excavation.

Methods of Shoring for Sydney jobs include:

  • Hydraulic shoring 
  • Soldier Pile and Lagging 
  • Pneumatic Shoring 
  • Soil Nails and Shotcrete 
  • Pressure / Chemical Grouting, and 
  • Choice of Timber or Aluminium materials 
Hydraulic or Pneumatic shoring are the most common methods used. Every method comes with its own advantages and disadvantages. But hydraulic shoring is a safe method. Also, between the choices of timber and aluminium, aluminium is preferred because it’s durable and lightweight. Our team always performs shoring for Sydney projects under the supervision of an experienced and accredited foreman. If you have further questions, feel free to contact us.


Shoring is responsible for providing temporary support to the structure. Shoring is usually done during the repair or building of the construction. Eastside Piling is one of the leading providers of shoring services in Sydney and across Australia.

Shoring is the process of building trenches to avoid the collapse of walls whereas shielding involves designing of shoring to minimize risk and damages at the site. Eastside Piling is one of the most reputed contractors for shoring in Sydney.

Shoring in Sydney should be ideally used when the site is under construction, repair, or alteration. It helps to optimize a site and limit chances of damage and mishaps at the site.

Several shores or props are used to set up shoring. The temporary support is built to ensure the vessels, structure, and building is safe. Shoring is one of the most important processes and must be done to limit the chances of accidents and mishaps at the site. Eastside Piling is one of the best companies providing an array of services related to Shoring in Sydney.

Some types of shoring are given below:

  • Soldier Pile and Lagging.
  • Pressure Grouting.
  • Chemical Grouting.
  • Soil Nails and ShotCrete.
  • Hydraulic Shoring.
  • Pneumatic Shoring.
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