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Evaluation of mine tailings disposal.

Authors
Kealy-CD; Busch-RA
Source
Current Geotech Practice in Mine Waste Disposal Asce 1979 Apr; :181-201
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10001865
Abstract
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.
Keywords
Mining; Waste disposal; Structural design; Slope stability; Ground control; Geotechnical engineering
Publication Date
19790401
Document Type
OP; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1979
Identifying No.
OP 28-79
NIOSH Division
SRC
Source Name
Current Geotech. Practice in Mine Waste Disposal, Asce, April 1979
State
WA
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