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Geotechnics in the African environment

Regional Conference for Africa. (10th 1991 Maseru, Lesotho)

Geotechnics in the African environment

proceedings of the tenth Regional Conference for Africa on Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering and the third International Conference on Tropical & Residual Soils/Maseru/23-27 September 1991

by Regional Conference for Africa. (10th 1991 Maseru, Lesotho)

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Published by A.A. Balkema in Rotterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foundations -- Congresses.,
  • Soil mechanics -- Congresses.,
  • Soil mechanics -- Africa -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementtechnical editors: G.E. Blight ... [et al.].
    ContributionsBlight, G. E., International Conference on Tropical and Residual Soils (3rd : 1991 : Maseru, Lesotho)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21645351M
    ISBN 109054100079, 9054100095

    Since primordial times, African people have had a humane and peaceful society and environment informed by a sound ethics. But owing to some internal dynamics in the people's culture and some other external constraints and forces, African states are now experiencing acute developmental challenges which have impacted negatively on their environment. The book is a comprehensive treatment of the application of geotechnical engineering to site selection, site exploration, design, operation and closure of mine waste storage facilities. The level and content are suitable as a technical source and reference for practising engineers engaged both in the design and operational management of mine waste storage facilities and for senior.

    Shop over 51K titles to help make better decisions, deliver better care, and learn about new discoveries in science, health, and technology. Free Shipping. Suggested citation for book Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism. South Africa Environment Outlook. A report on the state of the environment. Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Pretoria. pp. Publication This publication is available both in hard copy and on the website of the Department of Environmental Affairs andFile Size: 2MB.

    The Restoration of Fennsbank Aluminium Waste Landfill, The Environment Agency. Environment. Phase I Hazard Identification and Assessment, P & B Ltd. Unauthorised Landfill Investigations, Environment Agency. Monitoring. Landfill Monitoring, Corus UK Ltd. Geotechnical engineering utilizes the disciplines of rock and soil mechanics to investigate subsurface and geologic conditions. These investigations are used to design, and build foundations, earth structures, and pavement sub-grades.


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Geotechnics in the African Environment, volume 1: Proceedings of 10th regional conference for Africa on soil mechananics foundation engineering & the 3rd international conference tropical & residual soils, Maseru, September2 volumes.

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The journal's Editor in Chief is a Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. Geotechnical engineering, also known as geotechnics, is the application of scientific methods and engineering principles to the acquisition, interpretation, and use of knowledge of materials of the Earth's crust and earth materials for the solution of engineering problems and the design of engineering works.

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