September 2016
Volume 68    Issue 9

Ground freezing to repair leaks in slurry wall shaft

Mining Engineering , 2016, Vol. 68, No. 9, pp. 156-0
Coughlin, Shawn; Tello del Pino, Juan; Schimmenti, Michael


The Sistema de Potabilización Área Norte project (Northern Area Purification System) was a major expansion of the potable water system in Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The aim of the project was to transport and purify raw water from the Paraná River to provide potable water for five communities in the northern part of the province, benefitting up to two million people. The project was constructed by a joint venture (JV) of four South American contractors  

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