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Main Title Geotechnical engineering for mine waste storage facilities /
Author Blight, G. E. ; Blight, Geoffrey,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 277196116
ISBN 9780415468282 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0415468280 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780203859407 (ebk.); 0203859405 (ebk.)
Subjects Mineral industries--Waste disposal. ; Waste disposal in the ground. ; Environmental geotechnology. ; Engineering geology. ; Soil mechanics.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJAM  TD428.M56B585 2010 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 03/15/2010
ERAM  TD428.M56 B585 2010 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/20/2010
ESAM  TD428.M56B585 2010 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/31/2011
Collation xx, 634 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm.
"Balkema book." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
ch. 1. Waste engineering, characteristics of mine wastes and types of waste storage -- ch. 2. Selection of a site for storage of mine waste -- ch. 3. Geotechnical exploration of sites for development of mine waste storages -- ch. 4. Environmental and engineering characteristics of mine waste, including stress and strain analysis and laboratory shear testing -- ch. 5. In situ shear strength testing of tailings and other waste materials and its interpretation -- ch. 6. Measuring the coefficient of permeability in the laboratory and in situ, seepage flow nets, drains and linings, geosynthetics, geomembranes and GCL's -- ch. 7. The mechanics of compaction -- ch. 8. Methods for constructing impounding dykes for storing hydraulically transported tailings and other fine-grained wastes -- ch. 9. Water control and functional and safety monitoring for hydraulic fill tailings storages and dry dumps. Safety appraisal. Special considerations for carbonaceous and radioactive wastes -- ch. 10. Water balances for tailings storage facilities and dry waste dumps -- ch. 11. Failures of mine waste storages -- ch. 12. Surface stability of tailings storages slopes : erosion rates, slope geometry and engineered erosion protection -- ch. 13. The use of mine waste for backfilling of mining voids and as a construction material.