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Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design
     

Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design

by P. Mark Hawley (Editor), John Cunning (Editor)
 

Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the current state of practice in the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste rock dumps, dragline spoils and stockpiles associated with large open pit mines.
Developed and written by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience,

Overview

Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design is a comprehensive, practical guide to the current state of practice in the investigation, design, operation and monitoring of mine waste rock dumps, dragline spoils and stockpiles associated with large open pit mines.
Developed and written by industry experts with extensive knowledge and experience, the book is an initiative of the Large Open Pit (LOP) Project. It consolidates historically important contributions along with recent experience and current best practice into a single, concise, practical reference.
Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design provides insight and guidance to mine operators, geotechnical engineers, mining engineers, hydrogeologists, geologists and other individuals that are responsible at the mine site level for ensuring the stability and performance of these structures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138197312
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/22/2017
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.61(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Hawley is the President and CEO of the Piteau Associates Group of Companies. He obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1979 and a Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1983. He has been involved in engineering geology, rock mechanics, geotechnical and hydrogeological studies for more than 35 years, and has consulted on more than 65 major mining projects worldwide. He specializes in the investigation and design of high open pit slopes and waste rock dumps.

John Cunning is a Principal and Geotechnical Engineer with Golder Associates in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He has a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering (1991) and a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering (1994) from the University of Alberta. He has been involved in geotechnical engineering studies supporting tailings and mine waste management projects for more than 25 years. He specializes in investigation, design, operation and closure of tailings facilities, water management facilities and waste rocks dumps.