MACLOED-MOSHER MINE

STUDIES, DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Location

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Implementation period

2013

Elements of complexity

  • Impermeability achieved through the use of a geomembrane.
  • Use of a backfilled HDPE alveolar structure to protect the geomembrane from ice and other elements.
  • Design needed to be economical and durable, as well as safe.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

This project consisted of preparing drawings and specifications for a rockfill dam with a height of 3.5 m and an emergency overflow weir used in the retention of pumped water coming from an old existing mine near the village of Geralton, 2 hours north-east of Thunder Bay. Le project also includes the design of a second rockfill closing-dyke and three energy-dissipating berms.

HYDROSYS’ RESPONSABILITIES

Hydrosys was hired for the conceptual and detailed engineering as well as all the related studies.

SERVICES RENDERED

  • Hydrology study.
  • Hydraulic study.
  • Design of two dykes and banks.
  • Summary engineering report.
  • Quantity estimation for the entire project.
  • Drawings and technical specifications for construction.
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