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Current Advances & Trends in Mining & Containment Technology

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Current Advances & Trends in Mining & Containment Technology

Presented by Fabricated Geomembrane Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

(8.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs))

Course Organizer: Timothy D. Stark
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL  61801

 

 

 

ONE DAY SHORT COURSE

Attendees will learn current advances and trends in containment technologies for a range of applications including: (1) mining, (2) cover systems, (3) leak location surveys, and (4) exposed geomembrane applications.  Course attendees will learn how to design, specify, install, and test geomembranes for these applications.  Course attendees will earn eight (8) PDHs.

Each attendee will receive a USB drive with PDF's of all presentations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Those involved with the design, construction, operation, ownership, and/or regulatory oversight of geomembrane lined or covered facilities including water, mining, waste, and petroleum containment.

   

LENGTH PRESENTATION TOPIC SPEAKER
7:30–8:00 am  Registration/Continental Breakfast  
8:00–8:10 Greeting & Introductions Z. Wenz (MDNR) & T. Stark (U of Illinois)
8:10–8:20 FGI Introduction, Activities, and Current Research T. Stark (U of Illinois)
8:20–9:00 Minnesota Geoemembrane Durability Study T. Stark (U of Illinois)
9:00–9:45 Recent & Emerging Regulatory Issues  TBD (MPCA)
9:45–10:00 Morning Break and Networking  
10:00–10:45 Overview of Geomembrane Materials & Manufacturing G. Kolbasuk (Raven)
10:45–11:30 Containment Technologies for Mining Applications T. Radue (Barr Eng.)
11:30–12:15 Rock Pile Cover Systems A. Mills (Layfield)
12:15–1:00 Lunch and Networking  
1:00–1:45 Geomembrane Fabrication, Installation, & Testing  S. Brinkerhoff (Hallaton)
1:45–2:15 Geomembrane Leak Location Surveys for Mining D. Laine (Leak Location)
2:15-2:45 Secondary Containment Ray Peebles (Cooley Group)
2:45–3:00 Afternoon Break and Networking  
3:00–3:45 Taconite Mining TBD (U. Minn)
3:45–4:15 PVC in Aquaculture M. Rose (Plastatech)
4:45–5:30 Summary and Panel Discussion T. Stark (U. of Illinois)

 

Adjourn and Thank You for Attending

All refund requests must be made no later that 10/19/16.  Attendees will absorb any registration fees if requesting refunds.

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155-4040

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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Fabricated Geomembrane Institute

Fabricated Geomembrane Institute at

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

205 N. Mathews Ave.

Urbana, IL 61801

Fabricatedgeomembrane@gmail.com

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