Member publications

Member publications

This page is intended to be a showcase of SAIEG member publications.

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Smectite clay identification and quantification as an indicator of basic igneous rock durability. R. C. Leyland, S. Verryn, M. Momayez. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 2014. DOI 10.1007/s10064-014-0669-6. (Draft copy) (Online link)

Development of the road aggregate test specifications for the modified ethylene glycol durability index for basic igneous cystalline materials. R C Leyland, P Paige-Green, M Momayez. Journal of materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 2013, DOI 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000946. (Draft Copy) (Online link)

Slope stability modelling and landslide hazard zonation at the Seymareh dam and power plant project, west of Iran by M Koleinie, JL van Rooy and A Bumby, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 2012; v. 71(4) (Online copy)

A performance based approach to dolomite risk management by D. Buttrick, N. Trollip, R. Watermeyer, N. Pieterse & A. Gerbe. Environmental Earth Sciences 2011, 64, p. 1127-1138 (Draft copy)

VUKA: a modified COP vulnerability mapping method for karst terrains in South Africa by R.C. Leyland and K.T. Witthüser, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology 2010; v. 43; p. 107-116 (Draft copy)

Using Google Earth in geotechnical investigations by RA Puchner, Geologically Active 2010; p. 2393-2400. (Online copy)

Geotechnical Investigation of Decline Shaft Portals by RA Puchner, The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Shaft Sinkers and Mining Contractors Conference 2009. (Online copy)

The identification and treatment of poor durability Karoo dolerite base course aggregate – evidence from case studies by R C Leyland, M Momayez, J L van Rooy, Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering, Vol 58 No 1, March 2016, Pages 26–33. (Online copy)