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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)
AntacotoPeruMantaro120- /98- /98- /99- /9917             (-) -
Rio Rejo
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERejo1- /02- /03- /03- /043512530330.70(1)*0.70(1)*0.70(12)3003001000(-) -
Rio Grande
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERio Grande1- /03- /04- /04- /05459872770.70(1)0.70(1)0.70(1)*3003001200(-) -
CapillucasPeruCementos Lima S.A.HCanete501/0710/0804/0910/09346075750.375(3')0.75(3')*  3003006590(N)
Cerro del ÁguilaPeruIC PowerHMantaro3711/1208/1406/15- /16892702504500.10(1)0.75(1)*0.75(12)30060011523 

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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.

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Country: Peru

Owner: -

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): unknown

River: Mantaro

Reservoir capacity: 120 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/98

Start of RCC: -/98

End of RCC: -/99

End of Project: -/99

Specifications

Height: 17 metres

Length: -

Volume of RCC: -

Total volume: -

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
  
Downstream
SlopeType
  
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
  

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
 
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
 No pozzolan used  -
  
Antacoto completed
Antacoto completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: Yanacocha Mine

Type: Hardfill

Purpose(s): Environmental

River: Rejo

Reservoir capacity: 1 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: -/02

Start of RCC: -/02

End of RCC: -/03

End of Project: -/04

Specifications

Height: 35 metres

Length: 125 metres

Volume of RCC: 30 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Downstream
SlopeType
0.70Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.70Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

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

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Details

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

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Country: Peru

Owner: Cementos Lima S.A.

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Canete

Reservoir capacity: 5 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 01/07

Start of RCC: 01/07

End of RCC: 04/09

End of Project: 10/09

Specifications

Height: 34 metres

Length: 60 metres

Volume of RCC: 75 m3x103

Total volume: 75 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.375RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75RCC against formwork (GEVR/GE-RCC)  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
  

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
65
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
90Natural pozzolan (ASTM Class N)
  
Capillucas completed
Capillucas completed

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Country: Peru

Owner: IC Power

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower

River: Mantaro

Reservoir capacity: 37 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 11/12

Start of RCC: 11/12

End of RCC: 06/15

End of Project: -/16

Specifications

Height: 89 metres

Length: 270 metres

Volume of RCC: 250 m3x103

Total volume: 450 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
0.10Traditional concrete against formwork
Downstream
SlopeType
0.75Traditional concrete against formwork  [stepped face]
Spillway
SlopeType
0.75Reinforced conventional concrete cast after RCC placement

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300600

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
115
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
23 
  
Cerro del Águila completed
Cerro del Águila completed

 

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