The Introduction of Steel Fibre Shotcrete to Underground Cavern Support in Taiwan

by D. Moy, Golder Associates, (UK) Ltd, United Kingdom,
C. S. Hsieh, Golder Associates, (UK) Ltd, United Kingdom,
H. C. Li, Golder Associates, (UK) Ltd, United Kingdom,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Shotcrete for Underground Support V


The Mingten project is located in a sheared, sandstone rock mass near a regional fault. The design philosophy introduced steel fibre shotcrete as a permanent cavern support in Taiwan. This case history covers geological data, power cavern lining design, shotcrete specifications and application, and rock mass/lining performance during excavation.

Subject Headings: Steel fibers | Material mechanics | Shotcrete | Rock masses | Case studies | Reinforced concrete | Underground structures | Geological faults | Taiwan | Asia

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