Filling the hole in the ground: from mining to land reclamation

Sivakugan, Nagaratnam, Lovisa, Julie, and Ameratunga, J. (2015) Filling the hole in the ground: from mining to land reclamation. Environmental Geotechnics, 2 (3). pp. 128-129.

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[Extract] Environmental geotechnics is a relatively new discipline that is relevant to all walks of life, including engineers, developers, administrators, technocrats, lawyers, a few other professionals and stakeholders. From mine backfilling to land reclamation, what was acceptable and taken for granted 50 years ago may be seen differently in the twenty-first century, where strict guidelines and legislations are in place to protect the environment and ensure environmental sustainability.

Item ID: 39067
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 2051-803X
Keywords: land reclamation; dredging; mining and quarrying
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2015 01:13
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090501 Civil Geotechnical Engineering @ 100%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870201 Civil Construction Design @ 100%
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