Caltrans Mud Creek Rockfall Berms Hwy

The Caltrans Mud Creek Rockfall Berms Hwy Project is a Welded Wire Wall.  The Project is Located on Highway 1 in Big Sur, CA, and was needed as a result of the 2017 Landslide in Big Sur. The Welded Wire Wall is 25,000 square feet.  The Owner is California Department of Transportation.  The wall designer for the project was Gresham Eckrich at Yeh and Associates, and the contractor was John Madonna Construction Co., Inc.

Vernal Crusher Relocation Project

The Vernal Crusher Relocation Project is a welded wire wall constructed in June 2014 located in Vernal, Utah. The wall designer is Glen Palmer, Palmer Engineering, LLC and the wall builder is West Rock Oil Field Services with the on-site technical assistance provided by Talle Meehan, EarthTech West, Ltd.

Wall Details:

•    Welded Wire Wall (double wall)
•    Maximum Wall Height of 30’
•    Maximum Mat Length of 40’
•    Non-Galvanized / Black steel
•    7,456 SF of Welded Wire Wall
 

Vernal Crusher Relocation Project

The Vernal Crusher Relocation Project is a welded wire wall constructed in June 2014 located in Vernal, Utah. The wall designer is Glen Palmer, Palmer Engineering, LLC and the wall builder is West Rock Oil Field Services with the on-site technical assistance provided by Talle Meehan, EarthTech West, Ltd.

Wall Details:

•    Welded Wire Wall (double wall)
•    Maximum Wall Height of 30’
•    Maximum Mat Length of 40’
•    Non-Galvanized / Black steel
•    7,456 SF of Welded Wire Wall
 

Stonewell Mining Project

The Stonewell Mining Project is a welded wire wall project constructed in June 2015. The project is located Stonewall, Manitoba, Canada. The wall designer was Kirk Cesaretti, P.E., Ontiveros, Cesaretti & Prebor and the contractor was Maple Leaf Construction, Ltd. 

Wall Details:

Meeker Colorado Mine Crusher Wall

The Meeker Colorado Mine Crusher Wall was built in 2018 by EarthTech West Ltd, and was designed by Jepsen Engineering.

Wall Details:

•    Welded Wire Wall (four angle points)
•    Maximum Wall Height of 80’
•    Maximum Mat Length of 58.25’
•    Loads: 750 PSF for a Komatsu 830E-Mine Haul Truck
•    30- year design life – Hot- Dipped Galvanized
•    13,296 SF (Crusher Wall) 2,336 SF (Wing Walls)
 

Chihuahua, Mexico Mining Application

The Chihuahua, Mexico Mining Application project is two welded wire walls constructed in July. The engineers on the project are Kappes, Cassiday & Associates. The MSE wall designer is Tom Jepsen, P.E., Jepsen Engineering. 

Wall Details:

•    Welded Wire Walls, two 
•    Maximum Wall Height of 54’
•    Maximum Mat Length of 38’
•    Uniform Live Load Surcharge of 600 PSF for a CAT 777 mine haul truck
•    Seismic Acceleration of 0.08g
•    25-year design life – Hot Dip Galvanized steel
•    28,840 SF
 

The Mazapil, Mexico Mine

The Mazapil, Mexico Mine is a Welded Wire Wall that was built in 2011 by Gluyas Construcciones.

Wall Details:

  • 2 Welded Wire Walls (3 angle points & 2 angle points)
  • 50-year design life [hot-dipped galvanized steel)
  • Uniform live load surcharge of 700 psf
  • Maximum Wall Height of 58’
  • Maximum Mat Length of 38’
  • 48,614 SF (4,518 SM)

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