3 firms shortlisted for Kariba Dam rehab

THE arch dam which was constructed between 1956 and 1959 supplies water to two underground hydropower plants located on the north bank in Zambia and on the south bank in Zimbabwe.

THREE international construction firms have been shortlisted for the rehabilitation of the spillway control system at Kariba Dam, Zambezi River Authority chief executive officer Munyaradzi Munodawafa has said.
Rehabilitation works of the Kariba Dam estimated to cost US$294.2 million will cover works on the spillway control system and the plunge pool.
In an interview on Tuesday, Mr Munodawafa said seven companies had initially expressed interest to develop the spillways and three were shortlisted.
Three firms shortlisted are China Gezhouba, GE France and CMC/ATB a consortium between an Italian firm and a local company.
“We had a pre-bid meeting with three firms last week for them to familiarise with the project site, areas where they are going to READ MORE

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