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RECORD NUMBER: 58 OF 147
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Geotechnical engineering for mine waste storage facilities /|
|Author||Blight, G. E. ; Blight, Geoffrey,|
|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.|
|Collation||xx, 634 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm.|
"Balkema book." Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.