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Rio Grande

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Rio Grande completed
Rio Grande completed

Particulars

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Designer: MWH

Contractor: unknown

Statistics

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Height: 45 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Dates

Start of Project: /03 ( 2003)

Start of RCC: /04 ( 2004)

End of RCC: /04 ( 2004)

End of Project: /05 ( 2005)

Country: Peru

River: Rio Grande

DMS Co-ordinates: 07˚02'35.22"S, 78˚32'13.76"W

DD Co-ordinates: -7.043117, -78.537155

Facings

Upstream

SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Downstream

SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork

Spillway

SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
120
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -