GCG’s Founding Partner Dr David Hight and Senior Geotechnical Engineer Dr Tiago Dias presented and participated in technical discussions at the 1st International Conference on Geotechnics of Tailings and Mine Waste (1-ICGTMW 2023, 24-26 October).
The Conference was organised by the Brazilian Geotechnical Society under the auspices of the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Technical Committee 221 on Tailings and Mine Waste.
GCG’s staff authored and presented the following papers at the Conference:
- Hight, D. W. and Dias, T. G. S. (2023). Does the anisotropy of the collapse / instability surface play a role when assessing the stability of tailings dams?. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geotechnics of Tailings and Mine Waste, Brazil, 24-26 October 2023. (Dr David Hight presented it at the Conference).
- Hight, D., Grammatikopoulou, A., Dias, T. G. S., Schroeder, F. C., and de Mello, L. G. (2023). Characterisation of tailings for Dry Stacks. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geotechnics of Tailings and Mine Waste, Brazil, 24-26 October 2023 (Dr Tiago Dias presented it at the Conference).
Prior to the conference, David and Tiago participated in the 2nd Technical Seminar of Vale’s Geotechnical Laboratory in Minas Gerais.
GCG congratulates the authors (Dr David Hight, Dr Tiago Dias, Dr Angeliki Grammatikopoulou, Dr Felix Schroeder, Luiz Guilherme de Mello) for their latest work on an increasingly important topic in today’s world.