The use of geosynthetics in the mining industry continues to increase. One estimate is that currently almost forty percent of geosynthetics manufactured are used by the mining industry.
Mining demand for geosynthetics is sure to increase, as the need increases for liners, covers, retaining walls, access roads, drains, filters, and more with the ongoing growth of the mining industry and the demand for cost-effective solutions.
The conference will provide a chance to meet with manufacturers and suppliers, talk with consultants, argue with practitioners, and learn from those using geosynthetics on mines.
Geosynthetics solutions for mine waste disposal facilities
- Heap leach facilities
- Waste rock dumps
Geosynthetics solutions for civil structures at mines
- Pools and ponds
- Retaining walls
Geosynthetics solutions for mine backfilling
- Paste backfilling
- Flow control
- Blasting response
Geosynthetics solutions for mine challenges
- Virulent fluids
- Harsh environments
- Perpetual performance
Who Should Attend
This conference is for all those involved in the use of geosynthetics at mines. From the research scientist to the underground miner placing backfill; from the specialist consultants to the contractor installing wick drains to speed up drainage from a tailings pile; from the environmentalist seeking a long-term cover to the geotechnical engineer seeking to limit seepage and drainage; from the manufacturer of a new type of geosynthetic to the superintendant preparing a new heap leach pad.