Reinforced Earth structures are resistant to vibrations and can support the extreme live loads associated with fully loaded mine vehicles.
The versatility of the facing technology means that concrete panels, steel sections or wire mesh can be used to conform to the required geometry (face inclination, straight or curved alignment).
Choice of facing also depends on the required design life of the structure and factors such as site location.
- Dump walls
- Retaining walls
- Bridge abutments
- Ore storage silos and reclaim bunkers for coal, iron ore, etc
- Haul road overpasses