Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Plant
SIMEM supply the necessary concrete plants able to produce 1200 m3 of concrete per hour, in order to accomplish with the total production of 4.000.000 m3. The plants are integrated with a cooling system, a system of production and transport of aggregates along with a conveyor belt system that will deliver the RCC to the Dam site.
CMC will lead the project with a 40% share in a joint venture with two of the largest construction companies in Thailand (Italian Thai Development, 30%) and in Vietnam (Song Da Corporation, 30%). The project will need 56 months to be completed and it foresees the contruction of a 4 million m3 RCC. The dam will deliver water through a pressure tunnel to a 650 MW hydropower plant with three turbines: two dedicated to export energy to Thailand (EGAT) and the third for domestic consumption (EdL - Electricite' du Laos).