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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)
Burguillos del CerroSpainJunta de ExtremaduraWRibera de los Montes312/9005/9109/9112/91241672533V(14)0.13
0.60
(14)*0.60(13)*30030080135(F)
Xibingxi
[A-G]
ChinaDepartment of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian ProvinceH WLongshanxi908/9312/9407/9510/9564932533V
0.08
(4)
(4)
0.65(3)ogee
0.65
(13)300 -
350
300 -
350
80
79
120
105
(F)
Rio Rejo
[H-F]
PeruYanacocha MineERejo1- /02- /03- /03- /043512530330.70(1)*0.70(1)*0.70(12)3003001000(-) -

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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: Spain

Owner: Junta de Extremadura

Type: Gravity

Purpose(s): Water Supply

River: Ribera de los Montes

Reservoir capacity: 3 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 12/90

Start of RCC: 12/90

End of RCC: 09/91

End of Project: 12/91

Specifications

Height: 24 metres

Length: 167 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalSlip-formed/extruded facing elements
Downstream
SlopeType
0.13Slip-formed/extruded facing elements  [stepped face]
0.60 
Spillway
SlopeType
0.60Reinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements  [stepped face]

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300300

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
135Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
  
Burguillos del Cerro completed
Burguillos del Cerro completed

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Country: China

Owner: Department of Electric Power, Lonyan City, Fujian Province

Type: Arch-Gravity

Purpose(s): Hydropower / Water Supply

River: Longshanxi

Reservoir capacity: 9 m3x106

Construction Dates

Start of Project: 08/93

Start of RCC: 08/93

End of RCC: 07/95

End of Project: 10/95

Specifications

Height: 64 metres

Length: 93 metres

Volume of RCC: 25 m3x103

Total volume: 33 m3x103

Construction Methods

Facings

Upstream
SlopeType
VerticalRCC against formwork with external geomembrane
0.08RCC against formwork with external geomembrane
Downstream
SlopeType
0.65RCC against formwork
Spillway
SlopeType
ogeeReinforced concrete cast against precast units or slip-formed facing elements
0.65 

Placement

Layers (mm)Lifts (mm)
300  -300  -
350350

Cementitious material

Cement (kg/m3)
80
79
Pozzolan (kg/m3)Pozzolan Type
120Low-lime flyash (ASTM Class F)
105 
Xibingxi completed
Xibingxi 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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