Mining

A wide variety of geosynthetic products are used in both open pit as well as underground  mining, as well as in the infrastructural and environmental applications in this sector.

  • Open Pit mining: In open pit mining (or open-cast mining) the rocks or minerals are extracted from the earth by their removal from an open pit. Normally this method is used when the material wanted are found near to the surface. (No case studies)

 

  • Underground mining: In underground mining the materials are extracted from the enclosing rock strata by underground mining methods, such as room & pillar, long & short wall or in situ gasification (no case studies)

Mining

 

GCCM delivered by helicopter to allow installation for drainage improvements

Location:

Glenridding mine, Cumbria, England

Company:

Concrete Canvas Ltd.

GCCM used for channel lining at former copper mine to prevent contamination of local river

Location:

Avoca Mines, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

Company:

Concrete Canvas Ltd.

Reduced environmental impact for GCCM channel remediation project in South Wales

Location:

Bedwas Colliery channel, Caerphilly, Wales

Company:

Concrete Canvas Ltd.

Channel formalisation and erosion control at former mine adit with GCCM

Location:

Coalcleugh mine channel lining, Hexham, England

Company:

Concrete Canvas Ltd