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Title:
ADVANCED CONTAINMENT SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2001040583
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
An advanced containment system for containing buried waste (102) and associated leachate. A series of small diameter parallel tunnels (410) are serially excavated using a micro tunneling machine (400, 302). Steel tubes are placed in each tunnel and are interlocked with tubes in adjacent tunnels. The tubes are then filled with grout.

Inventors:
KOSTELNIK KEVIN M
KAWAMURA HIDEKI
RICHARDSON JOHN G
NODA MASARU
Application Number:
US0032844W
Publication Date:
November 29, 2001
Filing Date:
December 04, 2000
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Assignee:
BECHTEL BWXT IDAHO, LLC
OBAYASHI CORPORATION
International Classes:
G21F9/06; B09B1/00; B09C1/00; E02D19/18; E02D31/00; G21F9/24; G21F9/34; (IPC1-7): E02D19/12
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