slope stability


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slope stability

[′slōp stə‚bil·əd·ē]
(geology)
The resistance of an inclined surface to failure by sliding or collapsing.
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Therefore, one is convinced of the importance of slope stability evaluation.
The market is also segmented based on solution type into oil and gas industry solutions which are reservoir characterization, reservoir simulation, drilling and production; mining solutions which comprise subsidence prediction, mine dewatering & pore pressure analysis, excavation design and analysis, slope stability, and others; civil construction solutions which are rock mechanics, slope stability, tunnel design and support analysis, soil and rock structure interaction and others; and geomechanics solutions for nuclear waste disposal applications which are rock characterization, acoustic emission monitoring, geomechanical modeling, ultrasonic surveys and others.
For safety reasons the Company curtailed production in certain areas of the pit while it conducted studies to address the slope stability issues and remediation plans for the long term mine plan for the CSH Mine.
Tenders are invited for prenit for supply, installation and commissioning of mine slope stability monitoring radar system with comprehensive annual maintenance contract
Over the lifespan of a large open-pit mine, the design and ongoing work needed to maintain pit slope stability can evolve into an ongoing, sometimes complicated dance between safety and economics with uncertainty, variability and other forms of risk providing the music.
The permanent concrete structure will provide slope stability, to avoid abrupt collapse of weakened slope brought upon by heavy rains and natural ground movement.
This research is an attempt to evaluate the engineering properties and slope stability of limestone in Badshapur and Maghal areas, Central Salt Range, Punjab, Pakistan.
He has a strong background in shallow and deep foundation design, seismic analysis, slope stability and settlement analysis, and dynamic load testing of driven piles.
In September, IDS GeoRadar announced that it was partnering with Rocscience to integrate deformation monitoring data from IDS's slope monitoring radars into slope stability numerical models in Rocscience's Slide3 and RS3 software.
'Ops Lumpur's scope was to check on the causes of mud floods, not on slope stability,' he said, adding that the project is currently on hold due to the landslide.
MVP had previously halted operations in the JNF, with exception of work needed to manage any unnecessary environmental erosion and maintain slope stability. We will continue to closely coordinate with all agencies to resolve these challenges as they work to have the right-of-way grants reissued.
"The GMS, and the prisms and points it monitors, complements our Slope Stability Radar suite to provide a complete monitoring strategy for our customers, allowing them to better manage risk, increase productivity, and ensure maximum safety."