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AuthorBlight, G. E
TitleGeotechnical engineering for mine waste storage facilities [electronic resource] / Geoffrey Blight
Imprint Boca Raton, FL. : CRC Press, c2010
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Descript xx, 634 p. : ill


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

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