Cameroon: Nachtigal dam contract

Issue 375 - 31 Aug 2018
A consortium of Belgium’s Besix, France’s NGE and Morocco’s Société Générale des Travaux du Maroc has won a contract from Nachtigal Hydro Power Company (NHPC) to design and build the 420MW Nachtigal dam on the Sanaga River. Besix said the contract involved designing and building a dam up to 2km long and 14 metres high in roller-compacted concrete, and a 3km supply canal, as well as civil engineering works for the hydroelectric power plant with seven 60MW turbines and water intake facilities.

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