Technical Papers

2014

Ind, M. 2014. “Hydrology and Sediment Modelling in a South Pacific Environment,” in: Hydrology & Water Resources Symposium 2014, Perth, Australia, February 24-27, 2014. Perth: Engineers Australia.

2013

Bayliss, A.I., L. Philip, D. Hepp and S. Martens. 2013. “A Geotechnical Study of Glacially-Rafted, Weak, Clearwater Formation Beneath a Tailings Dam, Fort McMurray Region, Alberta,” in: Canadian Dam Association 2013 Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, October 5-10, 2013. Ottawa: Canadian Dam Association.

Busslinger, M., H. Plewes and G. Parkinson. 2013. “Testing of Cyclone Sand Tailings at High Stresses,” in: GeoMontreal, Geoscience for Sustainability, 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 11th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, September 29-October 3, 2013. Montreal: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Cooper, J. 2013. “Hydroelectric Modelling to Assess Ramping Effects of Run-Of-River Hydroelectric Project,” in: 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Banff, Alberta, May 14-17, 2013. Ottawa: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.

Cross, R.A. 2013. “Liquefaction Flow Slide Analysis with DAN Utilizing the Liquefied Rheology,” in: 4th Canadian Young Geotechnical Engineers and Geoscientists Conference CYGEGC, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, October 3-6, 2013. Montreal: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Fannin, R.J., M. Busslinger and P. Jordan. 2012. “Debris Flow Travel Distance: Field Traverse Data and Regional Guidelines for Terrain Stability Assessment,” in: 11th International and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides, Protecting Society through Improved Understanding, Banff, Alberta, June 3-8, 2012. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press.

Lea, J., M. Richardson, B. Stephens and R. Cameron. 2013. “Temperature Monitoring and Strength Testing during Construction of a Cement Bentonite Slurry Cut-Off Wall,” in: GeoMontreal, Geoscience for Sustainability, 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 11th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Montreal, Quebec, September 29-October 3, 2013. Montreal: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Strand, R., L. Reading and G. Keir. 2013. “Water Production Simulation Tool for Coal Seam Gas Operations in Bowen and Surat Basins,” in: Water in Mining 2013, Brisbane, Australia, November 26-28, 2013. Carlton, Victoria: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Sturzenegger, M., D. Willms, K. Pate and B. Johnston. 2013. “Experience Using Terrestrial Remote Sensing Techniques for Rock Slope Performance Assessment,” in: Slope Stability 2013, International Symposium on Slope Stability in Open Pit Mining and Civil Engineering, Perth, Australia, September 25-27, 2013. Perth, Australia: Australian Centre for Geomechanics.

Thavaraj, T., G. Stevenson, J. Williams and D. Siu. 2013. “Characterizing Low Plastic Fine-Grained Foundation Soils under Strong Earthquake Shaking,” in: GeoCongress 2013, Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, San Diego, California, March 3-6, 2013. Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Thavaraj, T. and A. Sy. 2013. “Geotechnical Seismic Retrofit of the Knight Street Bridge in Metro Vancouver,” in: GeoMontreal, Geoscience for Sustainability, 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 11th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Montreal, Quebec, September 29-October 3, 2013. Montreal: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Thavaraj, T., A. Sy and M. Reyes. 2013. “Driven Pipe Pile Solutions for the Temporary Foundations at the New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge,” in: 38th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Phoenix, Arizona, September 25-28, 2013. New York: Deep Foundations Institute.

2012

Cui, Y., S.D. Zou, J. Schmidt, B. Patrick, I. Harder, and S. Wu. 2012. “Numerical Analysis of Screw Piles under Axial Loads in Cohesive Soils,” in: GeoManitoba, Building on the Past, 65th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 30-October 3, 2012. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Fitzpatrick, A. 2012. “Predictive Site-wide Water Quality Modelling as a Tool for Mine Planning and Permitting: A Recent Canadian Example,” in: ICARD 2012, 9th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Ottawa, ON, May 20-26, 2012.

Friedel, R.J., J.S. Casey, N. Gullayanon and M.J. Cronk. 2012. “Fine Grained Fill Placement Specification for Freezing Conditions,” in: GeoManitoba, Building on the Past, 65th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 30-October 3, 2012. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Landers, M., D. Harris, B. Usher, R. Morris and A. Moser. 2012. “Hydrochemical Compatibility Assessment of Aquifer Injection of Treated Coal Seam Gas Water into Surat Basin Aquifers,” in: International Mine Water Association Annual Conference 2012, Burnbury, Australia, September 30 – October 4, 2012. Accessed May 7, 2014. http://www.imwa.info/docs/imwa_2012/IMWA2012_Landers_131.pdf.

Landers, M. and B. Usher. 2012. “Acid Metalliferous Leaching of a Mineral Sands Deposit: From Field to Laboratory,” in: International Mine Water Association Annual Conference, Bunbury, Australia, September 30 – October 4, 2012. Accessed April 28, 2014. http://www.imwa.info/docs/imwa_2012/IMWA2012_Landers_215.pdf.

Rousseau, P.D.S., R. Green, B. Usher and C. Strachotta. 2012. “Automated Method for Assessment of Pit Lake Water Quality Risk Using the Pit Quality Risk Assessment Protocol (PQRAP),” in: ICARD 2012, 9th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Ottawa, Ontario, May 20-26, 2012.

Salter-Blanc, A.J., E.J. Suchomel, J.H. Fortuna, J.T. Nurmi, C. Walker, T. Krug, S. O’Hara, N. Ruiz, T. Morley and P.G. Tratnyek. 2012. “Evaluation of Zerovalent Zinc for Treatment of 1,2,3-Trichloropropane-Contaminated Groundwater: Laboratory and Field Assessment.” Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation. 32(4): 42-52.

Slack, C., D. Mack and A. Nilson. 2012. “Calgary Bow River Weir Project,” in: Annual General Conference of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering 2012, Leadership in Sustainable Infrastructure, Edmonton, AB, June 6-9, 2012. Montreal: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.

Sy, A. and D. Gillespie. 2012. “Highway Embankment Performance on Compressible Clay at Highway 1/ 200th Street, Langley, British Columbia”, in 20th Vancouver Geotechnical Society Symposium: Soft Ground Engineering, June 8, 2012, Vancouver, BC.

Thavaraj, T., L. Murray, N. Singh, F. Huber and M. Grant. 2012. “Seismic Deformation Analyses of Seymour Falls Dam,” in: GeoManitoba, Building on the Past, 65th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 30-October 3, 2012. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Tuckey, Z., D.Stead, M. Havaej, F. Gao and M. Sturzenegger. 2012. “Towards an Integrated Field Mapping-Numerical Modelling Approach for Characterising Discontinuity Persistence and Intact Rock Bridges in Large Open Pits,” in: GeoManitoba, Building on the Past, 65th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 30-October 3, 2012. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

2011

Elbanna, M., J. Quinn and S. Martens. 2011. “SPT – CPT Correlations for Oilsands Tailings Sand,” in: Tailings and Mine Waste 2011, 15th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 6 -9, 2011. Vancouver: Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering.

Senft, D., S. Masala and R. Nik. 2011. “Comparison of Particle Size Distributions Obtained by Laser Diffraction and Sieve-Hydrometer Methods for Oil Sand Tailings,” in: 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and 5th Pan-American Conference on Teaching and Learning of Geotechnical Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, October 2-6, 2011. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Sy, A., T. Thavaraj, B. Hamersley and D. Gillespie. 2011. “Retrofit of a Pile-Supported Bridge in Soft Clay Damaged by Failure of adjacent Soil Stockpile,” in: 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and 5th Pan-American Conference on Teaching and Learning of Geotechnical Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, October 2-6, 2011. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Sy, A., Thavaraj, T., Hamersley, B., Reyes, M., Dowdell, D. and S. Tudor. 2011. “Temporary Tower Foundations for the New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Self Anchored Suspension Span”, in: Proc. Pan-Am CGS Geotechnical Conference, Toronto, October 2011. Toronto: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Vincent-Lambert, W., M. Bowron, C. Langton and B. Stephens. 2011. “Groundwater Control for Tailings Dams Built on Large Pleistocene Channel Deposits: A Case Study of Integrated Systems at Suncor’s South Tailings Pond,” in: Tailings and Mine Waste 2011, 15th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 6 -9, 2011. Vancouver: Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering.

Wu, S., D. Sego, A. Naeth and B. Wang. 2011. “Greenhouse Study of Grass Response on Composite Tailings Discharged from Alberta Oilsands Mine,” in: 5th Mining and the Environment International Conference, Sudbury, Ontario, June 25-30, 2011. Sudbury: Laurentian University.

Wu, S., D. Sego, A. Naeth and B.Wang. 2011. “Responses of Wheatgrass Species to Composite/Consolidated Oil Sands Tailings,” in: Tailings and Mine Waste 2011, 15th International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 6 -9, 2011. Vancouver: Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering.

Zandbergen, M. 2011. “Oil Sands Mining.” Ingeokring Newsletter. Winter 2011/2012: 15-29.

2010

Eshraghian, A. and S. Martens. 2010. “Excess Pore Water Pressure Induced in the Foundation of a Tailings Dyke at Muskeg River Mine, Fort McMurray,” in: 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference and 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference, Calgary, Alberta, September 12-16, 2010. Ottawa: Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Murray, L., R. Friedel, G. Suter, J. Penman, J. Watt and H. Jitno. 2010. “Hidden Valley – Design and Construction of Highland Papua New Guinea,” in: ANCOLD 2010, Dam Decisions, Past Experiences, Future Challenges, Hobart, Tasmania, November 3-5, 2010. Hobart: Australian National Committee on Large Dams.

Towers, A., S. Dold, H. Costello, W. Dumont, K. Illerbrun, A. Hughes, D. Campbell, G. Stranks, L. Courage and S. Baytaluke. 2010. “Penstock Valve Seal Engineering and Upgrade at the City of Calgary’s Glenmore Dam,” in: HydroVision 2010, Pure Natural Energy, Charlotte, North Carolina, July 27-30, 2010. Tulsa, Oklahoma: PennWell.