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<p>This paper summarises available information on water quality associated with post mining lakes of the lignite fields in Greece. In Greece there are three distinctive districts of lignite mining: Ptolemais-Amynteon basin in Northern Greece, Aliveri district ...
Reference: Proceedings IMWA 2016, Freiberg/Germany | Drebenstedt, Carsten, Paul, Michael (eds.) | Mining Meets Water – Conflicts and Solutions
<p>A considerable number of damaging earthquakes in Greece, have produced a variety of macroseismic effects to both built and natural environment. After a strong earthquake, rotational effects have been observed mainly on free-standing columns, statues, chimneys, ...
Reference: Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul Aug. 25-29, 2014
<p>Flysch formations are generally characterised by evident heterogeneity in the presence of low strength and tectonically disturbed structures. The complexity of these geological materials demands a more specialized geoengineering characterisation. <br />In ...
Reference: Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 6 (2014) 227-239
<p>A GPS-derived velocity field is presented from a dense geodetic network (~5km distance between stations) established in the broader area of Athens. It shows significant local variations of strain rates across a major inactive tectonic boundary separating ...
Reference: ANNALS OF GEOPHYSICS, 56, 6, 2013
<p>A detailed petroleum geochemical study has been performed in the previous years in the Western Greece. Several source rock horizons have been identified, the oil window has been calculated for the most significant sub-basins and the oil correlation study ...
Filed under: Geology -  Economic Geology
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII 2013 Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013
<p>The object of the paper is the influence of the soil-structure interaction on the dynamic response of masonry towers, for which a high level of stress is involved already in the static field. The relevant deformations and displacements at the base of the ...
Reference: COMPDYN 2013 4th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering M. Papadrakakis, V. Papadopoulos, V. Plevris (eds.) Kos Island, Greece, 12–14 June 2013
<p>The Teleferik area of Santorini Volcanic Complex, is characterized by rockfall risk due to existing morphological, geological, geotechnical and geodynamic conditions. It is therefore considered a high risk area because of the huge number, in annual base, ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII 2013 Proceedings of the 13 th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013
<p>The geological structure of Greece (frequent occurrence of rock formations, existence of faults and fracturing of rocks), the steep topography and mountainous terrain as well as its high seismicity, creates a significant rockfall hazard. During the last ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, vol. XLVII 2013 Proceedings of the 13th International Congress, Chania, Sept. 2013
<p>This paper presents a case of a lignite mine in Northern Greece with excavated slopes exceeding 100-120m in depth in which substantial movement is occurring, with an average rate 10-20mm/day. The Mavropigi mine is very important for the power supply of ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, September 2-6 2013, ICSMGE, 2193-2196
<p>In western Greece, the Ionian and pre-Apulian zones represent, respectively, the basin and the transitional zone (slope) to the Apulian platform. The Apulian platform constitutes the weakly deformed foreland of the external Hellenides. The pre-Apulian zone ...
Filed under: Geology -  Economic Geology
Reference: AAPG Bulletin, v. 97, no. 9 (September 2013), pp. 1567–1595
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<p>Software for liquefaction analysis, Software for settlement analysis by liquefaction: Liquefaction of saturated soils (silt, sand, and gravel) during earthquakes has caused severe damage to buildings, earth embankments, dams, and bridges. LiquefyPro assists ...
MINING.com   03 September 2019   Greece   Skouries  
<p>Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO) confirmed on Tuesday that it has recieved installation permits for its Skouries project and its Olympias mine from the Greek Ministry of Energy and Environment.<br>Vancouver-based Eldorado has two operating mines and two development ...
Filed under: Mining News
CBS NEWS   19 July 2019   Greece   athens  
<p>Athens, Greece &ndash; A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake ...
Tornos News   28 May 2019   Greece  
<p>A new generation of railway projects is being prepared by ERGOSE that is already implementing relevant studies in order to advance their maturation and secure funding during the current programming period, ypodomes.com reports.<br />In a nutshell, the auctions ...
Filed under: Construction News
Express   26 October 2018   Greece   Zakynthos  
<p>A MASSIVE 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of Greece at around 12.54am local time (11.54pm BST) and was followed by a series of 12 other quakes. The epicentre of the 6.8 magnitude quake was located in the Ionian Sea, near the Greek Island ...
http://www.iscsm.gr/   07 September 2018   Greece   Thessaloniki  
<p>The Symposium aims at giving an opportunity to professionals from the mining industry and practitioners from consulting companies, equipment suppliers and software providers, people from research institutions and government agencies as well as academic ...
ekathimerini.com   11 June 2018   Greece   Greece  
<p>The country&rsquo;s biggest construction groups are positioning themselves ahead of the restructuring of the profitable market of project concession, concerning major roadworks and infrastructure such as highways and bridges.</p> <p>Recently GEK Terna set ...
Filed under: Construction News
ypodomes   29 January 2018   Greece  
<p>Just 3 days before the operation of the Greece's longest railway tunnel and preparations are hectic. Effective from February 1st, the old railway section from Tithorea to Lianokladi in Central Greece, will cease to operate giving its place to the new adjacent ...
Filed under: Construction News
RT Question More   15 January 2018   Greece   athens  
<p>A 4.3 magnitude quake that shook Greece on Monday night was felt in Athens. Witnesses reported a strong tremor in the capital city.<br />The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Athens at a depth of 10 kilometers, ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Sputnik News   02 January 2018   Greece   Northern Greece  
<p>MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A 5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday in northern Greece, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
BBC NEWS   16 November 2017   Greece   Attiki  
<p>Flash floods caused by heavy overnight rain have killed at least 15 people and caused destruction in central Greece.<br />The industrial towns of Mandra, Nea Peramos and Megara, west of the capital Athens, were the most affected.<br />Many of the dead were ...