Slope Stability 2013 set for Brisbane

first_imgThe Australian Centre for Geomechanics (ACG) is to host the International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering in Brisbane for the first time, from 25-27 September, 2013. Past symposia have been held in: Vancouver, Canada 2011; Santiago, Chile, 2009; Perth, Australia, 2007 and Cape Town, South Africa, 2006. The group comments: “Slope Stability 2013 will provide a forum for open pit mining and civil engineering practitioners, consultants, researchers and suppliers worldwide to exchange views on best practice and state-of-the-art slope technologies.”The symposium themes include data gathering, interpretation, reliability and geotechnical models; assessment and implications of uncertainty in design; in-situ stress, numerical analysis and design of slopes; excavation control, management of blast damage and quality control; support, depressurisation and stablisation of slopes; surface water and ground water implications, and management; rockfalls – analysis and control; and slope performance, monitoring and risk management. More information about the event can be found at www.slopestability2013.comlast_img

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