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Owner: Companhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)

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NameCountryOwnerPurposeRiverReservoir capacity (m3x106)Construction datesDimensionsVolumeFacingsPlacementCementitious material
StartFinishHeightLengthRCCTotalUpstreamDownstreamSpillwayLayersLiftsCementPozzolan
ProjectRCCRCCProject(m)(m)(m3x103)(m3x103)SlopeTypeSlopeTypeSlopeType(m)(m)(kg/m3)(kg/m3)
Cana BravaBrazilCompanhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)HTocantins230003/9902/0010/0110/0271510527833 (1) (3)*ogee(1)3003004050(S)

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Country: Brazil

Owner: Companhia Energética Mercosul (of the Tractebel Group)

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Tocantins

Reservoir capacity: 2300 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 03/99

Start of RCC: 03/99

End of RCC: 10/01

End of Project: 10/02

Specifications

Height: 71 metres

Length: 510 metres

Volume of RCC: 527 m3x103

Total volume: 833 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
 Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
 RCC against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeTraditional concrete against formwork

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
40
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
50Ground-granulated blast-furnace slag
  
Cana Brava completed
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