On May 2021, a slope failure called “Leo Failure” occurred at Bingham Canyon Mine, one of the world’s deepest open pit mine, for a total runout mass estimated at 21 MT. Extensive and comprehensive monitoring of the mine activities allowed to anticipate and record the event and prevent any labor or equipment damage.
Live Online Introductory Training Course.
December 20-21, 2023.
Itasca is pleased to announce that the 6th Itasca Symposium on Applied Numerical Modeling will take place June 3 - 6, 2024, in Toronto, Canada.
Cristóbal Valderrama is a Geotechnical Engineer with more than 11 years of experience in industry and research, mainly in numerical modeling of geomechanics-related problems, having participated in projects in Chile, Peru, USA, Russia and Kyrgyztan, including stability analysis of open pit and underground mining, hydro-mechanical coupling, creep models and fracture propagation. Furthermore, he has experience in quantitative risk analysis and uncertainty analysis, in-situ and primary fragmentation assessment and rock mass pre-conditioning.
Registration is open!
Dr. Jonny Sjöberg will assume his new role in January 2024
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