Category: Expert Opinion
ATC Williams’ laboratory played a significant role in the Mt Rawdon TSF design, undertaking in-house testing to determine material parameters, including Critical State Lines for tailings material, being critical to assessment of geotechnical integrity.
Our environmental monitoring team responds to the important need for increase detection monitoring for per and polyfluoroalkyl (better known as PFAS) substances in groundwater, surface water and leachate with testing scrutiny and increased capabilities.
On 22 September, Woods Point in Central Victoria experienced the largest earthquake that has occurred within the state in recorded history. Our seismologists compare historical data and look at the dams in the area that could be impacted by future seismic activity.
The Bozshakol copper mine in Kazakhstan is the largest single mine development in the Kazakhstan region by both scope and volume of production. ATC Williams is providing design and support across many interconnected engineering disciplines.
Our expert seismologist in ATCW’s Melbourne office, Vicki-Ann Dimas, explains the importance of The National Seismic Hazard Assessment 2018 in relation to conducting seismic hazard assessment for your site.
Covid-19 has demonstrated without any doubt that government has the power to re-create our economic landscape, for better or worse. In that light, Rowan Cossins, Principal in our Brisbane office, explains four practical actions that government could adopt from a waste management perspective to benefit Australia’s circular economy.
The ATC Williams NATA accredited soil and tailings laboratory is equipped to carry out complex monotonic and cyclic triaxial testings required for assessment of liquefaction. In this article we define how to establish a critical state line using triaxial shearing tests.
The right capping technique to be deployed for a tailings storage facility will depend upon the in-situ conditions, client requirements for final land use and the desired time frame for rehabilitation. We profile five capping techniques and their best applications.
At a time where Filtered Tailings is trending in mine tailings management, we take a holistic view based on 40 years of experience in conservation and safety. Please read as we explore the benefits of Thickened Tailings including the CAPEX and OPEX advantages of using a Central Thickened Discharge system.