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Earthworks on Landfill Sites

North West Waste Regulation Officers Technical Sub-group Earthworks on Landfill Sites (Feb ’96) – Document #NWTECH.002 – a technical note on the design, construction and quality assurance of compacted clay liners. Contact: Cheshire Waste Regulation Authority on behalf of the North West Waste Regulation Officers Technical Sub-group, Commerce House, Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2QW. ... »

Division 02 – Site Construction (Section 02832) Segmental Concrete Block Retaining Wall

NOTE: This guide specification covers the requirements for segmental concrete block retaining walls, using geosynthetic soil reinforcement. Comments and suggestions on this guide specification are welcome and should be directed to the technical proponent of the specification. A listing of technical proponents, including their organization designation and telephone number, is on the Internet. Recom... »

Electrical Integrity/Leak Location Surveys – What Are They Finding?

Electrical leak location surveys have been performed for over ten years and have provided some useful data on the types of leak damage found. Statistics published by Nosko et al from about 100 surveys show the following: Damage during liner installation 24% of all damage found   Seaming faults 61% Seam melt-through 18% Stone punctures 17% Cuts 4% Damage during covering 73%   Stone punctu... »

Cold Regions Impact on Civil Works

These proceedings contain 70 papers from the International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering held in Duluth, Minnesota, September 27-30 1998. The theme of the conference encompasses many aspects of cold regions infrastructure including methods, successes, and failures within the practice. Subjects include pavement systems, geotechnical issues, environmental engineering and utilities, road con... »

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