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

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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:

Abstract: 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: Shotcrete | Steel fibers | Material mechanics | Excavation | Rock masses | Sandstone | Rocks | Case studies | Taiwan | Asia

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