Slope Stability 2020

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May 12, 2020 - May 14, 2020

2020 International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering

Slope Stability 2020 will provide a forum for open pit mining and civil engineering practitioners, consultants, researchers and suppliers worldwide to exchange views on best practice and state-of-the-art slope technologies. Best practice with respect to pit slope investigations, design, implementation and performance monitoring will be discussed during the symposium. View the list of 200+ accepted abstracts.

Accepted Itascan Papers

  1. Advanced three-dimensional geomechanical and hydrogeological modeling for a deep open pit. L Cotesta, Itasca Consulting Canada Inc., Canada; J Xiang, Itasca Denver, Inc., USA; B Paudel, Itasca Consulting Canada, Inc., Canada; R Sterrett, Itasca Denver, Inc., USA; J Sjöberg, Itasca Consultants AB, Sweden; T Dilov, I Vasilev, Z Yalamov, Ellatzite-Med AD, Bulgaria
  2. Assessment of depressurisation approaches at Debswana’s Orapa Mine, Botswana. H Liu, Itasca Denver Inc., USA; M Anderson, B Maswabi, Debswana Diamond Company, Botswana
  3. Design and implementation of cost-effective depressurisation systems at Debswana’s Jwaneng Mine, Botswana. H Liu, Itasca Denver Inc., USA; L Kgotlhang, O Mabote, B Maswabi, Debswana Diamond Company, Botswana
  4. Modeling discontinuous rock mass response for application in continuum numerical codes. F Llanos, R Silva, P Gómez, Itasca S.A., Chile
  5. Quantifying excavation-induced rock mass damage in large open pits. L Lorig, D Potyondy, Itasca Consulting Group Inc., USA
  6. Understanding the sensitivity of numerical slope stability analyses to selected input parameters. D Wines, Itasca Australia Pty Ltd, Australia
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