The Egyptian alliance consisting of the Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Othman & Partners) and El Sewedy Electric has reached two achievements in implementing the Julius Nyerere Hydroelectric Power Plant and Dam (JNHPP) project, Invest-Gate reports.
The first achievement is the completion of pouring the largest cube of compacted concrete RCC in the body of the main dam, which is the first time any Egyptian company has worked in this type of concrete. As a result, the total quantity of compacted concrete released into the project has reached 685,000 cubic meters since November 18.
The second achievement is the installation of four parts of the hydroelectric unit after it was manufactured on-site by the Egyptian alliance, according to an official statement.
Moreover, the project is progressing to start the first filling of the water tank, before the end of this year, along with, the completion of the installation and testing of the first nine generating units during the next year.
Furthermore, the JNHPP project aims to control the floods that have caused thousands of deaths in Tanzania, and will also reduce the formation of seasonal swamps, which are the main cause of the spread of dangerous diseases.
It is worth noting that the Egyptian alliance consisting of the Arab Contractors and Al Sewedy Electric had won an international tender, to design and implement the Julius Nyerere Hydroelectric Power Plant and Dam (JNHPP) project, with a total capacity of 2.115 megawatts, on the Rufiji River. The project contract was signed at a value of USD 2.9 bn on December 12, 2018.