Geotechnical properties of bauxite: A case study in Bukit Goh, Kuantan, Malaysia

Muzamir, Hasan and M. S. I., Zaini and A. S., Zulkafli and Abdul, Wahab and Hokabi, A. A. and K. A., Masri and Putra Jaya, Ramadhansyah and Winter, M. J. and Hyodo, Masayuki and Sholichin, M. and Riyanto, Haribowo and M. S., Zulkafli (2021) Geotechnical properties of bauxite: A case study in Bukit Goh, Kuantan, Malaysia. In: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science; 4th International Conference of Water Resources Development and Environmental Protection, ICWRDEP 2021, 7 August 2021 , Malang, Virtual. pp. 1-7., 930 (012098). ISSN 1755-1315

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The research focuses on the basic and morphological characteristics to ensure bauxite ore reached the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (IMSBC Code) standard before being exported to other countries. The testing procedure, referred to as Geo-spec 3: Model Specification for Soil Testing, was performed to discover the basic parameters of the soil, including pore size distribution, water content, particle density, and morphology qualities. At Bukit Goh, Kuantan, about four (4) samples were chosen, whereas two (2) samples were from the stockpile and two (2) samples were from the Bukit Goh mine. The results illustrated that the mean water content of the soil is 20.64% which is above 10% of the recommended value. The value of Bulk Density is not in the range of 1190 kg/m3 to 1389 kg/m3, which is 2836.25 kg/m3 and the particle size distribution for fine material is greater than 30%, and coarse material is less than 70%. The SEM examination revealed a high concentration of tiny particles in bauxite samples. Bukit Goh bauxite cannot be classified as group C under the IMSBC Code. As a result, the bauxite does not meet the criteria and cannot be shipped.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Bauxite; Geotechnical properties; IMSBC code
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TE Highway engineering. Roads and pavements
T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation
Faculty/Division: College of Engineering
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: PM Ts. Dr. Muzamir Hasan
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2022 06:58
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2022 06:58
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