Roller Compacted Concrete: A New Way in Algerian Dam Construction

Roller compacted concrete is a new proceeding in Algeria. This technique is applied to dam construction. The dam of Beni Haroun constructed in Wilaya of Mila is one of the biggest dams in Africa and one of the first executed with roller compacted concrete. This paper describes the different steps from the concrete formulation to the fabrication and control. This new technique is destined to reduce the cost and dam construction time without affecting their security. The need of water is very important in Algeria and it is beneficial to develop this proceeding.


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Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 617-624
  • Monograph Title: Role of Concrete in Sustainable Development

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  • Accession Number: 01010841
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0727732471
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 30 2005 7:26AM