2016 South Landfill Closure
Project Name: South Landfill Closure
Client: Rio Tinto
General Contractor: J. Oviatt Contracting
Date: August to October, 2016
Contract: Unit Price
Scope: Site preparation included the removal of overburden, south channel protection, and drilling and blasting. Construction of south and west toe berms, lining of the north ditch, supply and install concrete mats for lateral drainage channels, placement of rip rap, and the stabilization of the toe of the slope with cloth at the south landfill.
Challenges: Environmentally sensitive area.
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