Engineering with Modern Materials for Environmental Protection from Tailing Dumps

Kostadinov, Ljubisa (2012) Engineering with Modern Materials for Environmental Protection from Tailing Dumps. Masters thesis, University Goce Delcev Shtip.

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With the technological process for preparation of mineral raw materials large of flotation tailing are generated. This flotation tailing is disposed in to the special arranged location so called flotation tailing dumps. Flotation tailing dumps should provide sustainable development for the environment. Prerequisite for one flotation tailing dump to be constructed and to be functional according to the contemporary world standards is the application of the modern materials during its construction. Modern materials that have broad applications to meet the conditions for a flotation tailing dump to be constructed according to the international standards are the geosynthetics. Most frequently applied geosynthetics are: geotextiles, geomembranes, geogrids, geopipes, geosynthetic clay layers, geocomposites. The geosynthetics are performing the function of separation, reinforcement, filtration, drainage, and if necessary, as a barrier to retain the fluids and gases, and thereby ensuring a high level of environmental protection. With the application of these materials the overall generated flotation tailing is placed in so called “geo barrier“, which is constructed of geosynthetic materials.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: Engineering and Technology > Environmental engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Natural and Technical Sciences
Depositing User: Sladzana Mitrovska
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2012 18:48
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2012 11:40

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