For this turnkey project, CIMA+ provided a complete range of engineering for the construction of the 3 MW Rio Canjel hydropower project. CIMA+ also ensured work supervision. The final stages of the project were achieved with the support of a local partnership and technology transfer by CIMA+ experts to our client’s local employee. The project included a large concrete weir with a desander and a 4 km penstock leading to the powerhouse located 290 m below.
Specific challenges included adapting the construction methods according to local means and designing a desander to reduce erosion wear to equipment due to high riverbed loads.