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21 April 2015 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
First published in the April 2015 issue of Quarry Management An examination of quarry surveying techniques and technologies – past, present and future, highlighting some of the global...
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21 April 2015 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
First published in the April 2015 issue of Quarry Management The beneficial impacts of modern point-cloud survey techniques on geotechnical assessments are brought into focus using a...
Tagged in: QuarryDesign
21 April 2015 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
First published in the April 2015 issue of Quarry Management Accurate structural data collection for use in quarry slope design By M.C. Brown and D.K. Llewelyn, SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd All...
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The need for thorough ground investigationBy K.H. Nicholls, Geotechnics LtdCurrent best practice in the quarrying industry is conducted in accordance with the Quarry Regulations 1999, which require...
23 March 2011 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Characterizing sand and gravel deposits in three dimensionsBy Jonathan Chambers, British Geological SurveyHigh-quality site investigation information is an essential prerequisite for accurate reserve...
23 March 2011 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Geological and geotechnical mapping and analysis using long-range high-density LiDAR surveying equipment By A.P. Wilkinson, QuarryDesign LtdThe Quarry Regulations 1999 state that all excavations and...
22 November 2010 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Rock and soil slope stabilization and protectionBy David Gibson, business development manager, BAM RitchiesThe safety of people, infrastructure and facilities below slopes is important. Technology...
22 November 2010 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Does your geotechnical assessment really provide the right information?By Stephen Beauchamp, geotechnical specialist, The Mineral Planning Group (MPG)The short answer to the above question is:...
22 November 2010 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Meeting the safety objectives of the Regulator while satisfying the excavation objectives of the operatorBy G. D. Matheson, Matrock Consulting Ltd, and B. Duthie, Key GeoSolutions LtdQuarry design...
02 August 2004 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
A tool to assist the management of geotechnical risk in quarry excavations It is crucial to the safe and economic operation of a quarry to be able to quantify the risks presented to quarry personnel...
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01 August 2003 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
Prevention — much better than cureWhen it comes to a quarry manager’s list of worst nightmares, few things rank higher than an uncontrolled rockfall. The potential risk to personnel and plant makes...
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02 January 2002 | Geotechnics & Hydrogeology
The winning entry in last year’s Marston Award for best paper presented to a branch meetingBy Dr Dawn T. NicholsonThe 1999 Quarries Regulations require a proactive approach to risk management...
Tagged in: Nigel Jackson