Improving the Stability of Heap Leach Pads

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By Allan J. Breitenbach, P.E., and Chris Athanassopoulos, P.E. – Geosynthetic composite liner systems, consisting of geosynthetic clay liners (GCLs) underlying geomembrane liners, are seeing increased use in heap leach pads due to faster construction time and improved liquid containment compared to compacted clay liners. The improved hydraulic performance provided by geomembrane/GCL composite lini... »