Ethiopia: New HEP hit by tunnel collapse

Issue 181 - 26 Feb 2010 | 1 minute read
The collapse of a tunnel has shut down the 420MW Gibe II dam a month after it opened. Construction contractor Salini Costruttori said an “unforeseen geological event” had provoked a cave-in and a huge rock fall involving about 15 metres of the 26km headrace tunnel.

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