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Waste & Tailings - Waste Management Facilities & Associated Infrastructure Design

The design of waste disposal containment and drainage is an engineering area in which technology is constantly developing and evolving.  Jones & Wagener is part of the continual research and development that is progressing both nationally and internationally.

The Jones & Wagener design philosophy:

  • Cost-effective
  • Uses materials available on site where possible
  • Uses technology appropriate for South Africa
  • Environment-friendly
  • Constructible

Waste classification and water quality interpretation are important aspects of the authorisations and licensing requirements. Integrated EIAs (Environmental Impact Assessments) for water and waste are covered in a single process, saving time and money. Our Environmental Sciences and Management specialists undertake environmental authorisations processes and assists with the relevant licensing.

Specific services include:

  • Barrier system design
  • Geometrical design and stability
  • Assessments of materials
  • Assessment and design of Landfill Gas extraction projects
  • Design of roads infrastructure
  • Design of hydraulic structures, storm water management
  • Design of pollution control dams
  • Dealing with various waste types – dry, paste, slurry, etc.
  • Water balance and leachate management
  • Ensure Isolation from natural environment