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Soldier piles and lagging is a technique used to provide support to the soil in construction and infrastructure development. Vertical steel piles, known as soldier piles, are driven into the ground, and wooden lagging is inserted between the piles to provide support. The lagging can be made of different materials such as timber, steel, or concrete.

Soldier piles and lagging can be used in a range of soil types, including sand, clay, and rock. It is a versatile earth retention system that can be used in both temporary and permanent applications. The system is easy to install, and it can be quickly deployed in emergency situations such as landslides or slope failures.

Soldier piles and lagging can be used in a variety of applications, including retaining walls, bridge abutments, and excavation support systems. The system can be designed to suit specific site and soil conditions, and it can be customized to meet different loading requirements. Types of Earth Retention Systems: Soldier Piles and Lagging