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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the table below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Rio Grande
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PeruYanacocha MineERio Grande1- /03- /04- /04- /05459872770.70(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)*3003001200(-) -
CajuBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande10- /09- /09- /1003/11382206682           
Santo Antonio BrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande17- /09- /10- /1102/124428581105           
Säo Sebastião do AltoBrazilEnergisa Geracao Rio Grande S/AHRio Grande44- /09- /10- /11- /12402005175           

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Please note: only dams ≥ 15m which have been completed, are under construction, or due to begin RCC placement in the current year are included in the list below.

Results are sorted in the following order: Finish of RCC, Start of RCC, Finish of Project, Start of Project, Height and alphabetical by Dam Name.

Full Dam Information

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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/03

Start of RCC: -/03

End of RCC: -/04

End of Project: -/05

Specifications

Height: 45 metres

Length: 98 metres

Volume of RCC: 72 m3x103

Total volume: 77 m3x103

Construction Methods

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  -
  
Rio Grande completed
Rio Grande completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 10 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/10

End of Project: 03/11

Specifications

Height: 38 metres

Length: 220 metres

Volume of RCC: 66 m3x103

Total volume: 82 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Caju under construction
Caju under construction

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 17 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: 02/12

Specifications

Height: 44 metres

Length: 285 metres

Volume of RCC: 81 m3x103

Total volume: 105 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Santo Antonio completed
Santo Antonio completed

Full Dam Information

Details

Country: Brazil

Owner: Energisa Geracao Rio Grande S/A

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Rio Grande

Reservoir capacity: 44 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/09

Start of RCC: -/09

End of RCC: -/11

End of Project: -/12

Specifications

Height: 40 metres

Length: 200 metres

Volume of RCC: 51 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
  
  
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed
Säo Sebastião do Alto completed

 

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