Water & Hydropower

Gilgel Gibe II, Ethiopia

Client: ELECTROCONSULT Independent assessment of ground conditions and collapse mechanisms of TBM tunnel under very high cover, and flowing ground.

Posted in Tunnels, Water & Hydropower

Braamhoek and Steelpoort Pumped Storage Schemes, South Africa

Client: ESCOM Comprehensive widespan cavern construction in weak mudstones.  Detailed geological appraisal and concept optioneering.

Posted in Caverns and Underground Mines, Water & Hydropower

Bakun Hydro Project, Philippines

Specialist consultant for review of pressure tunnel lining design.  Detailed assessment and analysis of as-built conditions to derive adequacy of unlined pressure tunnel section.

Posted in Tunnels, Water & Hydropower

Casecnan Hydro and Transfer Project, Philippines

Specialist consultant for the assessment of tunnel excavation and lining requirements for long TBM driven tunnels through complex volcanic rocks.

Posted in Tunnels, Water & Hydropower

Lower Kihansi Hydropower Project, Tanzania

Client: WORLD BANK – TANESCO Specialist review consultancy for containment of high pressure unlined waterway under complex low stress conditions.  Power station cavern stability evaluation under high stress state.

Posted in Caverns and Underground Mines, Storage, Water & Hydropower