Creep Displacements

Author(s): 
John Kurylo, Maritz Rykaart, Arcesio Lizcano
Category: 
Mine Waste

Waste rock deformations were measured on a high altitude dump using survey prisms and inclinometers. Rates of downslope advancement of about 0.2 to 0.5 m/day (70 to 180 m/year) were measured. This waste dump is founded on very thick (greater than 40 m), warm (approximately -0.5oC) ice-rich Read more... about Creep Displacements Induced from Waste Rock Loading

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