Shoring - Use of in ground retaining walls can minimise the bulk excavation needed to achieve desired ground profiles. Walls can be used in temporary or permanent conditions.
Temporary or Sacrificial Retaining - is the process of supporting a building during it's construction. They are commonly used when installing the foundation of a building. A shoring system such as piles and concrete panels will support the surrounding loads until the underground levels of the building are constructed.
Permanent Retaining - these are commonly used to support the building during consturcution and they remain in place following the completion of the building as a permanent strucutre.