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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Ambarau
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DR CongoRandGoldHKibali611/1405/15- /16- /172125533400.75(4')*0.75(1)0.75(1)3003001000(-) -

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Details

Country: DR Congo

Owner: RandGold

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Kibali

Reservoir capacity: 6 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/14

Start of RCC: 11/14

End of RCC: -/16

End of Project: -/17

Specifications

Height: 21 metres

Length: 255 metres

Volume of RCC: 33 m3x103

Total volume: 40 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork with external geomembrane (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
100
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
0No pozzolan used  -
  
Ambarau completed
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