Entries by webeditor

Tunneling update – Road header commissioning and trial

Two Sandvik MT 520 road headers, each weighing around 115 tonnes, will be our prime construction equipment for the two diversion tunnels, which will play a crucial part in diverting the river to construct the dam. To ensure a smooth kick off for tunnel operations, which will commence in mid-August, the road headers were commissioned […]

Major milestones achieved, and new production records set at site

On July 8, 2018 members of the RCC team set a new production record at site, placing more than 7,000m3 of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) in a 24-hour period. On July 8, 7,093m3 of RCC was placed in one day, including 1,500m3 using the RCC swinger. Our previous record of 6,227m3 of RCC placed in a […]