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Evaluation of mine tailings disposal.
Current Geotech Practice in Mine Waste Disposal Asce 1979 Apr; :181-201
This paper contains an overview of mine-mill-waste disposal practices. Emphasis is placed on the traditional problems of seepage control and structural stability. Slope stability methods and finite-element programs for waterflow are discussed. Recommendations for monitoring waste embankments and improving geotechnical control are included.
Mining; Waste disposal; Structural design; Slope stability; Ground control; Geotechnical engineering
OP; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Current Geotech. Practice in Mine Waste Disposal, Asce, April 1979
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