RCC placement starts at Gibe III
13 February 2012
RCC placement at the 1870MW Gibe III hydroelectric project in Ethiopia started for the main dam as of 17 December 2011, with full production having begun in early February.
The project will contain some 5.9Mm3 RCC and when completed will be the tallest RCC dam in the world
. The project is a major challenge for all involved. There are expat staff from 26 countries working collectively with Ethiopian Engineers to obtain the best product that can be achieved.
News flash and photograph by Ted Warren, RCC Consulting EngineerRCC from the top left abutment.