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<p>The two largest disturbances mining presents which requiring addressing are disturbances to the water balance and energy balance; both of which will be influenced by climate change.<br />This paper presents a framework to incorporate climate change into ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>This report aims to identify current and expected future needs for mine water management, to describe water management procedures and decisions in different phases of a mine&rsquo;s life cycle, to introduce good practices for water balance management, and ...
Reference: VTT TECHNOLOGY 266
<p>Huxted Tunneling LLC recently completed a 480 foot long, 84&rdquo; RCP microtunnel drive with a 700 foot radius horizontal curve. This drive was accomplished using 10 foot long pipe segments. Our research indicates that this installation is a Western Hemisphere ...
Reference: North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), NASTT’s 2016 No-Dig Show, Dallas, Texas, March 20-24, 2016
<p>Argyle Diamond Mine is situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Block-cave mining is ongoing below the mined-out South Bowl pit. Average annual rainfall is about 800 mm. A constant flow of groundwater between 60-100 L/s enters the cave ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>Huxted Tunneling LLC was awarded a subcontract to install 350 LF of 60&rdquo; RCP and 1,000 LF of 84&rdquo; RCP, in seven drives, crossing US Highway 41 in Port Charlotte, Florida. Huxted has the largest fleet of Iseki Unclemole MTBM&rsquo;s in North America, ...
Reference: North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), NASTT’s 2016 No-Dig Show, Dallas, Texas, March 20-24, 2016
<p>In compost bioreactor systems, a commonly deployed technology at passive mine water treatment sites, metals accumulate in the treatment system substrate. Ultimately, this substrate becomes exhausted and requires disposal. An assessment was undertaken using ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>This paper describes methodology focused on screening of groundwater pollution risk induced by abandoned mining sites on a regional scale. The presented methodology is based on a concept developed for groundwater pollution risk mapping, with suitable modifications ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>The first Metro Project in Indonesia has commenced finally and half of the packages are underground structure. The civil packages have been achieving some significant progress in construction where the majority of underground stations are under construction ...
Reference: HAKI Conference, Jakarta, 23rd – 25th August, 2016
<p>In this research, the prospect of tunneling by cut and cover and New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM) for underground metro rail system in Dhaka city was evaluated. Both conventional analysis and 2D finite element analysis using an elasto-plastic constitutive ...
Reference: Int. J. of GEOMATE, April, 2016, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Sl. No. 20), pp. 1776-1783
<p>In recent years, some new technologies have been applied to dam deformation measurement, offering unprecedented opportunities to safety management and structural analysis. Among these, Areal Deformation Measurement techniques from terrestrial (Terrestrial ...
Reference: Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM), Vienna, 2016