Caucasus energy and infrastructure receives machine for tunnel construction

Georgia Materials 23 September 2011 20:29

Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 23 /Trend, N.Kirtskhalia/

Caucasus Energy and Infrastructure (CEI) Company has received a machine for tunnel construction (TBM) from the Herrenknecht AG.

Technical data of machine and details envisaged in the contract were tested in Germany, the Company told Trend on Friday.

TBM will be used to build 9.6-kilometer tunnel, which will ensure the supply of water from the reservoir to the power plant. The machine will be delivered to the site of Mtkvari HPP in October.

Mtkvari HPP, with capacity of 43 mW, will be built in Akhaltsik district.