An Arctic Project: QC and Leak Location of a Bituminous Liner

In the latest addition to our GeoAmericas series of stories, we look back at the GeoAmericas 2016 project story of how Groupe Alphard utilized electrical leak location (ELL) surveys and a customized quality control (QC) program to improve a gold mine closure project near the Arctic Circle in the Northwest Territory of Canada. The QC approach and leak location technology, described here by Heather Bremner, Jean-Francois Belanger, Carl Charpentier, and Thierry Jacquelin is notable for the harsh environment in which it was conducted, the work with a bituminous geomembrane system, and the execution of the work in an environmentally sensitive location. Geosynthetica published the GeoAmericas 2016 proceedings. International Geosynthetics Society members can download the full proceedings volumes for free...

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