Editor’s note: This is part 1 of a two-part article. Part 2 will appear in the October/November issue of Geosynthetics. FIGURE 1 Wick drain installation Construction of a large mine waste stockpile was required at the Rainy River Mine in Ontario, Canada. The mine rock stockpile foundation has up to 131 feet (40 m) thick […]
Wick drain ground improvements
In the first of two parts, the authors explore the background of construction of a large mine waste stockpile at the Rainy River Mine in Ontario, Canada.
Features | August 1, 2022 | By: Michael Etezad, Ben Riddell, Ken Bocking, Dennis Becker, Travis Pastachak, Jason Bell, Erik Wimmelbacher and Steve Boileau