Patent Number: 7,708,501

Title: Gabion deployment

Abstract: A gabion deployment system comprising: a container for retaining a gabion and a gabion of the folding type comprising hingedly attached, connected side walls and cross-members such that it can be folded for storage and deployed for use; a retaining means associated with the container for retaining the gabion in the container; and at least one releasable attaching, connecting or retentive engaging means for attaching, connecting or retentively engaging at least one part of the gabion to the retaining means; wherein the at least one releasable attaching, connecting or retentively engaging means is adapted to attach, connect or retentively engage a part of the gabion to the retaining means when the gabion is folded but to release the gabion from the retaining means when the gabion is deployed.

Inventors: Heselden; James (Leeds, GB)

Assignee: Hesco Bastion Limited

International Classification: E02D 19/00 (20060101); E02D 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018