Palo Viejo Hydroelectric Project.

Project description

The cable crane, installed for this project had the main characteristic that the hoist height needed to be very high. The material transported with the cable crane was unloaded from a height up to 105 m. Large diameter pipes of 125″ (3.1 m) were delivered with our cable crane.

Scope of work

Installation of cable crane system, transporting of large diameter pipes, fitting in welding position, transport of concrete and construction equipment.

Project Info

Customer: Solel Boneh Guatemala S.A..
Project Owner: Enel Green power
Location: Guatemala
Date: 2010-2012

Technical details

Total span: 600 m
Towers: 2
Payload: 10 to
Transported goods: installation of steel pipes, construction material, concrete, installation + construction equipment,
Duration of project: 18 months
Size of pipes: 125” /approx. 317.5 cm
Slope: up to 72°
Machinery in usage: Gantner GW 350D; Gantner GC160

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