Geotechnical Works

THE CERRO DO LOBO DAM. RAISING TO ELEVATION 255

INFORMATION

CLIENT:
Somincor – Sociedade Mineira de Neves-Corvo, SA

SERVICES:
Supervision and Coordination of Work’s Execution

BEGINING:
2003

CONCLUSION:
2005

LOCATION:
Castro Verde, Portugal

DESCRIPTION

Rockfill tailings dam, zoned, consisting of a main body with about 1.000m long and 40m maximum height and three dikes with maximum height less than 20m and total length of 3.300m. The impervious system is HDPE geomembrane. It were applied approximately 386.000m3 of rockfill, 22.000m2 of geomembrane and 2.500m3 of concrete.