Here are built a dike with mining waste covered by a hard-packed blend of green liquor and moraines. Photo: SP View original picture , opens in new tab/window

In the media: Mine waste can be covered by green liquor

Published: 3 December 2014

Now a strong commitment to making large-scale monitoring of green liquor as cover material for tailings. In a first step, a cover made of a sample surface outside Boden to imagine a mining waste landfill in small scale.

- Original the green liquor was chosen because it has a low permeability and is alkaline which are qualities that are attractive in remediation of mining waste, says Christian Maurice, mission leaders Ramboll and Luleå University of Technology.

Christian Maurice

Maurice, Christian - Associate Professor

Organisation: Soil Mechanics, Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491755
Room: F1034 - Luleå»