Geosynthetic Materials Used in a Waste Storage Facility and Laying Rules




waste, waste management, waste storage facility, geosynthetic material


Mining activities generate a large amount of waste depending on the amount of production. Wastes have the potential to cause a lot of damage to the environment according to their characteristics. Mining wastes consist of topsoil, stripping, waste rock, and beneficiation wastes. The waste materials generated due to the beneficiation of low-grade ores constitute a significant portion of the ore produced in quantity. Tailings dams are constructed to prevent environmental impacts and to store the wastes. Thus, both environmental effects are eliminated, and storage space is provided for waste material. This study discusses the construction stages of a tailings dam where metallic mine wastes are stored.


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How to Cite

Dilmaç, M. K., & Kürtünlüoğlu, V. Özlem. (2024). Geosynthetic Materials Used in a Waste Storage Facility and Laying Rules. ISERDAR, 2(1), 11–15.