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<p>The Damhusledningen (Damhus pipeline) project in Copenhagen will improve water quality in and around the Damhus river and secure the area from flooding at downpour. The tunnel is constructed with &ldquo;Pipe Jacking&rdquo; in the top of the limestone. In ...
Reference: NGM 2016 Reykjavik, Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Geotechnical Meeting, Challenges in Nordic Geotechnic 25th – 28th of May
<p>Soil investigation was carried out at a proposed dam site across River Ome in Ago Iwoye, southwestern Nigeria to investigate the depth to bedrock, possible geologic structures, foundation conditions of the dam axis, abutments and choice of best location ...
Reference: Journal of Science and Technology Volume 1 No. 6, June, 2012
<p>A great deal of attention has been devoted to the risk connected with construction design during the last period. The design principle connected with potential risks was also included in Eurocode 7 &ndash; Geotechnical Design. At the same time, we very ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau ISBN 978-3-939230-01-4
<p>Tailings dams are geotechnical structures that are increased in height with time. Several factors typical of tailings dams cause a higher risk of failure compared with other earth structures. The factors that influence the risk of tailings dam failure are ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
This paper describes the study of Eastern side of Gibraltar Rock including: the detailed mapping of the slope and the cliff using terrestrial laser scanning the collection of data to determine the size of the rock blocks that are likely to leave the cliff ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: IAEG2006 Paper number 377
<p>This paper presents the processes of investigation, analysis, design, construction and monitoring of a soil nail strengthening work to facilitate a 14.5m deep excavation at an uncontrolled dump site. Pavement distresses on the retained ground were first ...
Reference: 10th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands May 31 - June 2, 2006
<p>This manual provides RIDOT engineers with clear and concise guidelines for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating geotechnical site investigations in Rhode Island. The advantages and disadvantages of both standard and specialized site investigation ...
Reference: RIDOT Study - 0103 March 30, 2005
<p>The main problems confronted by engineers designing structures on or in karst terrain are: difficulties in excavation and grading the ground over pinnacled rockheads; collapse of the roof over subsurface voids, subsidence of cover soil over sinkhole, difficulties ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, April 2004
<p>This paper describes dynamic pile tests recently conducted with both strain and ram mounted force measurements at the Federal Highway Administration&rsquo;s National Geotechnical Experimentation Sites in Amherst, Massachusetts and Opelika, Alabama. It compares ...
Reference: DFI Orlando 2002
<p>Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. proposes to develop a diamond mining project at Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories. As part of the Environmental Assessment, and mine design, estimates of mine water inflow quantity and quality were required. This paper describes ...
Filed under: Geology -  Hydrogeology
Reference: In Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production, University of Calgary, Calgary