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<p>Fly ash is a major by-product of thermal power plants that adversely affects land, water, and air. Its gainful utilization in many areas is being continuously explored. Use of fly ash in opencast coal mine haul road construction is one such option. This ...
Reference: Coal Combustion and Gasification Products 5, 49-56
The paper presents the results of experimental examination of the weathering grade of granite rock mass in the medieval Jeroným Mine (Czech Republic).
Reference: Acta Geodyn. Geomater., Vol. 9, No. 2 (166), 211–220, 2012
Based on mineralogical and technological investigations of the deposit “Greda” important characteristics of bentonite clay were determined. Representative samples of the deposit were characterized with X-ray diffraction, low-temperature nitrogen adsorption, ...
Reference: Processing and Application of Ceramics 5 [2] (2011) 97–101
<p>The study was conducted to assess the index properties and characterize soils and rocks of Mekele town located in the northern Ethiopia having an area of 45 km2. Geological, engineering geological and geotechnical condition of the rocks and soils was studied ...
Reference: MEJS, Volume 2 (2):64-86, 2010
<p>This paper describes the results of two series of large-scale direct shear and triaxial tests conducted on rockfill materials, used in dam construction in Iran.</p>
Reference: Vol. 13, Bundle G
In order to characterize the geotechnical properties of Tabriz Marl results of several laboratory tests on specimens produced from subsoil studies were evaluated. It was concluded that the Tabriz Marl might be considered as a high liquid limit silt or clay ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 335
The backfill for a borehole instrument is often an item that receives a disproportionate lack of attention. The behavior of the backfill, the material that is in the most intimate contact with both the formation and the instrument, is critical for obtaining ...
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL INSTRUMENTATION NEWS, December 2002
The majority of the thin intercalated sterile layers, which are coexcavated with lignite in the Southern Field mine of Ptolemais, Northern Greece, are petrologically characterized as marly limestones. This paper presents that the improvement of lignite quality, ...
Reference: Energy Sources, 24:561–573, 2002
<p>Over the past century the growth of American cities and towns, and the construction and maintenance of the highways and byways between those population centers, created a demand for enormous amounts of natural aggregate. Over that same period of time circumstances ...
Reference: Open-File Report 02-415, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
The purpose of the study described in this report is to compile and synthesize information on the geology and engineering properties of Piedmont residual soils, and on geotechnical engineering design methods appropriate for use in these soils. Considerable ...
Reference: Virginia Tech Center for Geotechnical Practice and Research