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News: Seymareh Dam and Hydropower Plant Get ICC Award

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Seymareh Dam and Hydropower Plant Get ICC Award 

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Seymareh dam and Hydro power plant was recognized as Iran's best-in-class concrete project at the tenth convention held on the Concrete Day by Iranian Concrete Institute (ICC) in Iran.
According to IWPCO's PR announcing the news, the tenth convention on Concrete Day was organized by ICC with the purpose of improving concrete constructions and products. At the closing ceremony taking place at International Convention center of Shahid Beheshti University on October 7th, 2012 many attendees including official members, industrial manufacturers and college students were present. At the end of ceremony Seymareh dam and hydropower project received ICC's award for the best concrete structure of the year (Iranian year).
After receiving the award, Eghbalmanesh, the executive officer of the project said: "Many significant innovations were introduced during different construction stages of double arch concrete dam of Seymareh. Application of conveyor belt for concrete placing of dam body and controlling the reaction of aggregates by using Pozzolana cement were the main points that were considered by the Jury."
"This along with the other factors proves the appropriate quality of management, design and construction employed in the process of Seymareh dam construction.",he further added.
"The concrete volume of dam body is 578000 cubic meters and we are approaching the final stages of spillway and dam body concreting. According to the project schedule concreting task will be finished by the end of January, 2013."
He also said that the first unit of power plant installation will be completed by February, 2013 and the second unit will make 90 percent progress by the end of Iranian year (March 20th, 2013). The third unit also is to be completed by the end of September, 2013.
He also asserted that we have no specific technical problem in building Seymareh dam and hydro plant.
Seymareh double arch concrete dam is 180 m high and is considered Ilam's highest dam. Seymareh power plant includes 3 units of 160 mw and is capable of generating 850 GWHr of energy per year.
Seymareh dam and power plant is being constructed on Seymareh River at the border of Ilam and Lorestan Provinces. It is located about 700 kilometers southwest of Tehran, and 40 km northwest of Darreh Shahr City in Ilam Province.                   
Iran Water and Power Resources Development Co. (IWPCo), Mahab Ghodss and Perlite are respectively the employer, consultant and dam body contractor of Seymareh dam project. The power house is also built by Farab, Tablieh and Parhoon joint venture.   

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Created at 10/13/2012 10:16 AM  by mohammad-alireza 
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