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PFC Introductory Training-Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Apr. 6, 2020 - Apr. 9, 2020

3DEC and UDEC Introductory Training, Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr. 20, 2020 - Apr. 22, 2020

Focused Seismic and Liquefaction Training 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Oct. 12, 2020 - Oct. 14, 2020

Software Tutorials

FLAC3D 6 0 Model Generation using the Building Blocks Handle
Working with Building Blocks in FLAC3D 6 (Part 1)

This video demonstrates using a library set of Building Blocks as a starting point for creating a new model. In this example, cylindrical blocks are snapped together to represent a tunnel and intersected with other blocks representing a nearby wall.

Using Python in FLAC3D 6

The Python programming language is embedded inside FLAC3D 6 and extended to allow FLAC3D models to be manipulated from Python programs. This webinar recording provides a brief introduction to Python scripting and includes many examples of using Python with FLAC3D.

Technical Papers

The Economic Challenges of Dewatering at the Victor Diamond Mine in Northern Ontario, Canada

The challenges of mining economically have never been greater than under current global financial conditions.

Input to Orepass Design — A Numerical Modeling Study

Orepass design guidelines required for potentially continued mining at depth. Rock strength and stress state were validated through comparison with observed fallouts in orepasses and shafts and the optimal orientation and location of orepasses for future mining were determined.

Quantifying the Effect of Localized Depressurization on a Deep Underground Ore Body at the Mcarthur River Mine through Cross Hole Hydraulic Testing and Groundwater Modeling

The McArthur River mine in northern Saskatchewan is the largest single producer of uranium in the world.

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6 Apr
PFC Introductory Training-Minneapolis
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20 Apr
3DEC and UDEC Introductory Training, Minneapolis
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12 Oct
Focused Seismic and Liquefaction Training 2019
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