Technical seminar on Roller-Compacted Concrete Dams in El Salvador
Euroestudios organized a technical seminar on Roller-Compacted Concrete (RCC) Dams in El Salvador. The program, given to the technical staff of the Executive Hydroelectric Commission of the Lempa River, was held between 18 and 22 June and included a visit to the works of El Chaparral dam, in which Euroestudios is involved.
In this seminar, Euroestudios's technical staff and experts in materials and dams construction explained the most important aspects to consider in the design process and construction of dams.
The program also included several recommendations, focusing on the particular features of El Chaparral Hydroelectric Central Project, which will be built in Roller-Compacted Concrete. In particular, it were explained general aspects of dam design, planning, building processes and quality control as well as recommended materials and mixtures of RCC.