Effectiveness of Geomembranes in Tailings Storage Facilities

For the past few years, KCB has collaborated on several geomembrane research projects with Prof. R. Kerry Rowe and his team at the Geo-Engineering Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. The research is assessing the effectiveness of geomembrane liners … Read More

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Geotechnical Factor of Safety and Risk

Factor of Safety (FoS) is a measure used in engineering design to represent how much greater the resisting capacity of a structure or component is relative to an assumed load. With respect to slope stability, FoS is the ratio of … Read More

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Sustainability by Design

This month’s blog post highlights the sustainable attributes of four KCB projects, including the design and construction of the Nam Theun 2 hydroelectric dam in Laos, and in Canada, the decommissioning of a diversion dam on Vancouver Island, the re-development … Read More

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