Jack Caldwell, PE

Publications and Conference proceedings


Matasovic, N., Caldwell, J. and Guptill, P., (2004): "The Role of Geotechnical Factors in Northridge Earthquake Residential Damage," Proc. 5th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, New York, New York, CD ROM Paper 8.13.

Zornberg, G.J., LaFountain, L., and Caldwell, J.A., (2003): "Analysis and Design of Evapotranspirative Cover for Hazardous Waste Landfill." ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 129(5), pp 427-38 (2003).

Somasundaram, S., Caldwell, J.A., Loan, A.R., and LaFountain, L.J. "Design and Construction of an Evapotranspirative Cover at the OII Landfill." Solid Waste Association of North America. 4th Annual Landfill Symposium. Denver, Colorado June 28-30, 1999.

Zornberg, G.J., and Caldwell, J.A., (1998): "Design of Monocovers for Landfills in Arid Locations." Environmental Geotechnics, edited by Seco e Pinto, P. Proc. Third International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics. Lisbon, Portugal, 7-11 September 1998. Published by A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam and Brookfield. ISBN 90 5809 006 X.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr., Caldwell, J., and Matasovic, N., (1998): "Damage Criteria for Solid Waste Landfills," Proc. Sixth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (on CD ROM), Seattle, Washington, 31 May - 4 June.

Santiago, J., Gonzalez, D., Caldwell, J., (1995): "Comparative Evaluation of International Practice in Remediating Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Sites," 5th International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation, Berlin, Germany.

Caldwell, J.A., (1995): "Waste Disposal Cell Covers: Practice, Problems, and Opportunities," Colloquium Presentation, The Desert Research Institute and the University of Reno, Nevada.

Caldwell, J.A., Reith, C.R., (1993): "Principles and Practice of Waste Encapsulation," Lewis Publishers, Michigan.

Hoopes, J., Caldwell, J.A., Bridgeman, B, Glover, W., (1990): "Management of the PIPP Program for the UMTRA Project Groundwater Restoration," Columbia Conference on Environmental Issues and Management of Waste in Energy and Mineral Production, Columbia University, New York.

Reith, C., Caldwell, J.A., (1990): "Vegetative Covers for Uranium Mill Tailings," Waste Management 90: Working Towards a Cleaner Environment, Tucson, Arizona.

Caldwell, J.A., (1990): "Management Techniques for Improved Facility Design: Value Engineering and Peer Review," New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Society Third Annual Hazardous Waste Management Conference and Exhibit, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Caldwell, J.A., Shepherd, T.A., (1990): "Pile Stabilization and Groundwater Protection at Title I and Title II Uranium Mill Tailings Sites," U.S. Department of Energy Remedial Action Contractors Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Caldwell, J.A., (1990): "Recent Advances in Disposal Cell Design and Construction for Uranium Mill Tailings Remediation," American Society of Civil Engineers Symposium on Geotechnical Design in Waste Management Practice, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado.

Caldwell, J.A., Reith, C., (1990): "Cover Design for Uranium Mill Tailings Piles: A Standard for the Future," Western Regional Symposium on Mining and Mineral Processing Wastes, Berkeley, California.

Peel, B., Caldwell, J.A., (1989): "Value Engineering in Hazardous Waste and Contaminant Remediation," HAZTECH International Conference, San Francisco, California.

Caldwell, J.A., Leske, D., Coons, L., (1989): "Groundwater Protection and Restoration at Uranium Mill Tailings Disposal Sites," HAZTECH International Conference, San Francisco, California.

Caldwell, J.A., (1989): "Long Term Engineering Requirements in Waste Disposal and Site Remediation," Annual National Association of Environmental Professionals Conference, Reno, Nevada.

Caldwell, J.A., Reith, C., (1989): "Remedial Activities in Arid Areas: The Design of Hazardous Waste Cells in the Desert," New Mexico Hazardous Waste Management Society, 2nd Annual Hazardous Waste Management Conference and Exhibition.

Caldwell, J.A., Kyllo, M.S., Matthews, M., J. D'Antonio, (1989): "DOE Disposal Cell Design and Surveillance and Maintenance Programs," Proc. Conference: Waste Management 89, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

Caldwell, J.A., Rager, R.E., Coons, L., (1988): "Geotechnical and Groundwater Site Characterization on the UMTRA Project," 2nd International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Editor: Sahmshet Prakash, University of Missouri Rolla.

Caldwell, J.A., Rager, R., LARSON, N.B., (1988): "The Impact of Proposed EPA Groundwater Standards on UMTRA Project Disposal Cell Design," Department of Energy, Remedial Action Program Annual Meeting.

Truitt, D., Caldwell, J.A., (1987): "Evaluation of Innovative Waste Treatment Technologies," Proc. Conference on Hazardous Waste Management: Focus on the West, Colorado State University.

Caldwell, J.A., Larson, N., Rager, R., (1987): "Assessment of the Effects of Potential Ground Subsidence on a Reclaimed Tailings Pile," in Geotechnical and Geohydrological Aspects of Waste Management, Editors Dirk J.A. Van Zyl et al. Lewis Publishers, Inc., Chelsea, Michigan.

D'Antonio, J., Caldwell, J.A., Thiers, G.R., (1987): "Burying the Nuclear Past," Civil Engineering, ASCE, New York, New York.

Caldwell, J.A., Hobbs, B., (1987): "Environmental Geotechnology & Tailings Reclamation," ASCE Symposium: Geotechnical Practice in Waste Disposal, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Morris, D.V., Caldwell, J.A., Schwarz, S.D., (1986): "Correlation of Geophysical and Geotechnical Site Investigation Methods," Proc. 22nd Symposium on Engineering Geology and Soils Engineering, Boise, Idaho.

Caldwell, J.A., Kiel, J., Thatcher, J., (1986): "Environmental Considerations in the Design of the Cannon Mine Tailings Impoundment," Proc. 1st International Conference on Environmental Geotechnology, Allentown, P.A.

Caldwell, J.A., Wathen, T.R., D'Antonio, J.R., (1986): "Criteria for Remedial Works at Inactive Uranium Tailings Piles," 2nd International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management, Winnepeg, Manitoba.

Caldwell, J.A., Thackston, J.W., Portillo, R., (1986): "Geotechnical and Water Resource Aspects of Uranium Mill Tailings Pile Reclamation Projects," Proc. 4th Annual Hazardous Materials Management Conference, Atlantic City, N.J.

Caldwell, J.A., Robertson, A.M., (1986): "Geotechnical Stability Considerations in the Design and Reclamation of Tailings Impoundments," Conference on Geotechnical Stability in Surface Mining, Calgary, Alberta, Published by Elesevier, Holland.

Caldwell, J.A., Sluder, T., Crews, T., (1986): "Engineering Geology and Soils Engineering in the Development of the Cannon Mine," Proc. 22nd Symposium on Engineering Geology and Soils Engineering, Boise, Idaho.

Caldwell, J.A., Moore, D., Hutchinson, I., Sluder, T, (1986): "Design and Construction of the Cannon Mine Tailings Impoundment," Mining Engineering, pp. 813.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith, A., "Material Considerations in the Design of Downstream Embankments for Tailings Impoundments," Mining Science and Technology, 3(1985) 35 49, Elsevier Science Publishers BV, Amsterdam.

Smith, A.C.S., Hutchison, I., Caldwell, J.A., (1984): "Aspects of Phosphogypsum Waste Disposal," Proc. 7th Annual Madison Waste Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Smith, A.C.S., Caldwell, J.A., (1984): "The Control of Groundwater Contamination from Phosphogypsum Waste Disposal," Proc. 29th Annual Midwest Groundwater Conference, Lawrence, Kansas.

Caldwell, J.A., Poulter, D., (1984): "Geotechnical Investigations for Tailings Impoundments; Cannon Mine and Jardine Case Histories," Proc. 21st Symposium on Engineering Geology and Soils Engineering, ASCE Moscow, Idaho.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith, A., (1984): "Liners for Phosphogypsum Impoundments," Proc. International Conference on Geomembranes, Denver, Colorado.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith, (1984): "Seepage and Groundwater Impact from Tailings Disposal CMP," NWWA Conference: The Impact of Mining on Groundwater, Denver, Colorado.

Caldwell, J.A., Moore, Poulter, D.A., Smith, (1984): "Impoundment Design for Cyanided Tailings: Case History Descriptions of McLaughlin and Cannon Mine," Proc. Conference on Cyanide and the Environment, University of Arizona; Tucson.

Byrne, P.M., Morris D.V., Caldwell J.A., (1984): "Seismic Stability of a Tailings Impoundment on Soft Clayey Silt Deposits, Eighth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering," Vol. III, pp. 381 388, San Francisco.

Call, R.C., Caldwell, Larson, N., (1984): "Strip Slope Angle Selection for the Probability of Failure," Proc. Conference on Planning and Operating Open Pit and Strip Mines, Pretoria.

Blight, G.E., Caldwell, J.A., (1984): "Abating Pollution from Abandoned Gold Residue Dams," SAIMM Journal, Vol. 84, No. 1.

Smith, A., Ward, A., Caldwell, J.A., (1984): "Surface Erosion and Sediment Control at Open Cast Mines in Southern Africa," Proc. International Symposium on Challenges in African Hydrology and Water Resources, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Caldwell, J.A., Stevenson, (1984): "Geotechnical Evaluations for Tailings Impoundments," Proc. 6th Regional Conference for Africa, ISSMFE, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith A., (1984): "Heave of Coal Shale Fill," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol 21. No. 2.

Caldwell, J.A., Ferguson, K.A., Schiffman, R.L., Van Zyl, D., (1984): "Application of Finite Strain Consolidation Theory for Engineering Design and Environmental Planning of Mine Tailings Impoundments," Proc. ASCE Convention, San Francisco, California.

Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice," SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Smith, A., Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "Coal Mining Waste Disposal: The Challenge of Environment and Control," S.A. Mining World, Vol. 2, No. 8.

Strachan, C.L.M., Caldwell, J.A., Larson, N.B., Moss, ASE., (1983): "The Analysis and Application of Site Investigation Data in Engineering Studies," Proc. 19th Symposium on Engineering Geology, Boise, Idaho.

Schwartz, S.D., Caldwell, J.A., Wilke, S., Ringstad, C.A. Chedsey, G.L., (1983): "Geophysics in the Definition of the Geology of a Site in S.E," Alaska and the Application of Data to the Design of an Embankment, Proc. 19th Symposium on Engineering Geology," Boise, Idaho.

Caldwell, J.A., McPhail, G., Bentel, D., (1983): "Remedial Works for Existing Tailings Impoundments," S.A. Mining World, Vol. 2, No. 7.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith, M.E., (1983): "Aspects of the Design of Tailings Impoundments," S.A. Mining World, Vol. 2, No. 6.

Caldwell, J.A. Wrench, B., (1983): "The Design and Construction of the West Gypsum Tailings Impoundment," from Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proceedings of SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "Impoundment Design Models," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., Blight, G.E., (1983): "Closure and Abandonment of Tailings Dams: A Review of Measures at Eight Dams," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., McPhail, G., Bentel, D., (1983): "Remedial Works for Existing Tailings Impoundments," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., Van Zyl, D., Welsh, J.D., (1983): "Downstream Embankments for Tailings and Residue Impoundments," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., Smith, M.E., (1983): "Aspects of the Design of Tailings Impoundments," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., Stevenson, C., Warwick, D.W., Legge, J.D., (1983): "Geotechnical Evaluations for Tailings Impoundments," Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar.

Caldwell, J.A., Hagen, T., (1994): "Engineering Consultants Implement TQM," Quality Progress.

Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "Site Selection for Residue Deposits," from Tailings Impoundments Principles and Practice, Proc. SRK Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "Siting a Slimes Dam," S.A. Mining World, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 41 45.

Hillis, S.F., Caldwell, J.A., Morris, D.V., (1983): "Cyclic Response of Soft Silty Clay Treated by Electro Osmosis," Proc. 36th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Canadian Geotechnical Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Caldwell, J.A., Moss, A.S.E., (1983): "The Geology and Soil Properties of a Project in S.E," Alaska, from Geological Environment and Soil Properties, Publication ASCE, Editor R.N. Yong.

Caldwell, J.A., Robertson, A., MACG, (1983): "Site Selection of Tailings Impoundments," SAICE, The Civil Engineer in South Africa.

Caldwell, J.A., (1983): "The Use of Stage Curves in the Design and Operation of Tailings, Impoundments," Canadian Institute of Mining Bulletin.

Caldwell, J.A., Dorey, R., Welsh, J., (1983): "Centreline Tailings Impoundments," SAICE, The Civil Engineer in South Africa, Vol. 25, No. 2.

Caldwell, J.A., (1992): "Engineering Perspectives For Near-Surface Disposal in Deserts," in Deserts as Dumps?" The Disposal of Hazardous Materials in Arid Ecosystems, Edited by Reith, C.R. and Thompson B.M, University of New Mexico press, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Smith, A.C.S., Caldwell, J.A., (1982): "Evaluation of Calcine Waste Disposal," Proc. 5th Conference of Applied Research and Practice on Municipal and Industrial Waste, University of Wisconsin.

Call, R.D., Caldwell, J.A., Larson, N.B., (1982): "Optimization of Open Pit Angles from the Probability of Failure," CIM Proc. 4th Open Pit Operators Conference, Edmonton, Alberta.

Caldwell, J.A., Welsh, J.D., (1982): "Tailings Disposal in Rugged High Precipitation Environments: An Overview and Comparative Assessment," Marine Tailings Disposal, Ann Arbor.

Hutchison, I.P.G., Caldwell, J.A., Dorey, R., (1981): "The Use of Stage Curves and Mass Balances in the Design of Uranium Tailings Impoundments," 4th Uranium Mill Tailings Management Symposium, Fort Collins, Colorado, pp. 579 593.

Strachan, C.L., Caldwell, J.A., Cochran, D.M., (1981): "Geotechnical Investigation of the Manila Basin, Ferry County, Washington," Proc. Engineering Geology Symposium, Boise, Idaho.

Byrne, Morris, D.V., Caldwell, J.A., (1981): "Seismic Stability of a Tailings Impoundment on Soft Clayey Silt Deposits," 8th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, San Francisco, California.

Caldwell, J.A., (1981): "Tailings Dams: Geotechnical Considerations and Investigations," Seminar on Tailings Dams, U.B.C., Vancouver.

Blight, G.E., Caldwell, J.A., Davison D., (1981): "Environmental Protection of Abandoned Tailings Dams," ISSMFE Proc. 10th International Conference for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Stockholm, Sweden.

Caldwell, J.A., Moss, A.S.E., (1981): "The Simplified Analysis of Mine Waste Embankments," AIME Conference, Proc. Design of Non Impounding Mine Waste Dumps, Denver, Colorado.

Van Zyl, D., Caldwell, J.A., (1978): "Efficiency of a Natural Clay Liner for High Acidity Tailings Improvement," Proc. Symposium on Uranium Mill Tailings Management, Geotechnical Engineering Program, Civil Engineering Department, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, pp. 109 111.

Caldwell, J.A., (1978): "Bafokeng Findings: Guideline requested for Slimes Dam Construction," S.A. Mining and Engineering Journal.

Caldwell, J.A., Blatch, L., Gowan, M.J., (1978): "Gypsum Disposal Dams as Geotechnical Structures, Their Design and Construction," Proc. SAICE Convention, Durban.

Caldwell, J.A., (1978): "Slimes Dams: Professional Expertise Essential for Success," S.A. Mining and Engineering Journal.

Caldwell, J.A., (1978): "Slimes Dams Design and Construction: Their Legal Aspects," S.A. Mining and Engineering Journal, pp. 81 85.

Caldwell, J.A., MacWilliam, R., Gowan, M.W., (1978): "Certain Legal Requirements for the Design and Operation, of Tailings Dams and Waste Rock Dumps: A Critical Appraisal," SAICE Convention, Durban.

Robertson, A., MACG., Caldwell, J.A., Pells, P.J.N., (1975): "Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering," In ISSMFE Proc. 6th Regional Conference for Africa, Balkema Press, Cape Town,Vol. 2.

Caldwell, J.A., M.Sc., (1970): "The Theoretical Determination of the Fluid Potential Distribution in Jointed Rocks," Dissertation (Engineering), University of Witswatersrand, Department of Civil Engineering, Johannesburg, South Africa.