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Flood protection, Steel sheet piling in dike building

Steel sheet piling in dike building. Safety and cost-efficiency combined.

For decades, steel sheet piling has been the classic solution for flood protection. These proven products can be used as permanent or temporary system and allow a situation-specific response to flood risks.

In a flood, dikes are subject to enormous loads. Often they are no longer capable of meeting these loads as the increasing regularity of a flood disasters was not foreseen by their builders.


Steel sheet piling in dike building.

Here, steel sheet piling offers an efficient and cost effective solution because it can be installed quickly and easily in both, existing and new dikes to stabilize and seal the dike and increase its load-bearing capacity.

Depending on landscaping goals, the sheet piling can be installed either invisibly or as a visible dike raising solution.

Ecological reasons also clearly favor the use of sheet pile walls. As 100% steel products they are particularly environment-friendly as they are removed without residues and reused.

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JD Fields Construction Group

JD Fields Construction Group

Prior to founding J D Fields & Company, Jerry Fields gained decades of experience in construction products and piling applications managing equipment rentals, material sales, and product operations. Coupled with his oil and gas experience, Jerry built a rock solid foundation of industry knowledge and relationships that allowed him and his partners to start the company in 1985. Incorporated in Houston, Texas, JDF quickly diversified into multiple construction markets and applications. Today, it is a premiere international source for natural gas pipe and piling products. Strategically positioned at the Port of Houston corridor, our flagship stocking facility has 40 acres of laydown area with steel processing and fabrication capabilities. We carry more than 50,000 tons of pipe and piling inventory throughout the states to serve North America, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and other international markets.

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