Mines - Geotechnical aspects

Pedro C. Repetto, Joseph Wartman, Adrian Rodriguez-Marek, Dale M. Baures, Jennifer L. Williams, Jorge Zegarra-Pellane, Efraín Rondinel

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The mining facilities in the Peru were discussed with focus on then copper mines. The impact of the earthquakes on these mining facilities was also discussed. It was found that the damage consisted of liquefication of the upper lift at a Cuajone leach pad and minor cracking in the upstream concrete face of the Torata dam.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)57-72
Number of pages16
JournalEarthquake Spectra
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2003

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