Last week sampling of several interesting bentonite beds was undertaken underground where we could enjoy nice warm temperatures and shelter from the snow at the surface. Drilling of the bentonite resulted in excellent samples, with virtually no core loss (many thanks to the drilling team!). In addition, we collected hand specimens from other interesting sites … More 1st sampling campaign for IBL project completed, analyses to begin immediately, reporting by end-March
We are happy to inform you that the very first sampling campaign starts during the 3rd week of January 2019. Four boreholes are planned to be drilled underground to sample some of the most interesting bentonite beds. This will be the first time, bentonites will be studied at depths relevant to repositories. What makes Tsukinuno … More International Bentonite Longevity (IBL) project starts first sampling campaign
The IBL project was presented at MECC 2018 (which was held in Zagreb, Croatia, 17 – 21 September) and sparked significant interest among the attendees. For more information on the conference, please visit http://www.mecc2018.com and have a look at the book of abstracts.