Geomembrane solves waterproofing challenge in difficult underground installation


By Felon Wilson

A large Saskatchewan potash mine needed a waterproofing membrane during maintenance on a service shaft that is used to transport personnel and equipment from ground-level to various depths of the mining operation. The site alone posed a number of challenges. It was 1,300 metres below grade and shaft wash water was expected to be entering the area long term, causing erosion problems.

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