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Engineering The Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme

Event Start Date December 3, 2010, 12:00 am
Event End Date December 3, 2010, 12:00 am
Location Royal Hotel, Ladysmith
Location Royal Hotel, Ladysmith
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The Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme is the largest tunnelling project under construction in South Africa and excavation will be substantially complete by December 2010.

This will be an excellent time for lessons learnt on the project, and any others in the region, to be presented to interested parties along with a site visit.


Endorsed by:

SANIRE1

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Companies wishing to sponsor or exhibit should contact the Conference Coordinator

Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107

Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

Sponsorship Package details can be downloaded in download section below

 

Sponsors

The organising committee and the SAIMM would like to thank the following sponsors for their invaluable
contribution:

Conference Bag Sponsor:

Braamhoek
 

Dinner Sponsors:

GIBB_LOGO_FINAL
DSI
 

 

Objectives

- To present the challenges and lessons learnt on the Ingula Scheme
- To offer an opportunity for presentations on other tunnelling projects in the region
- To visit the site and view what has been completed

 

Organising Committee

Conference Committee Chairman
Andrew Wilson

 

Who should attend

- Engineers
- Suppliers
- Environmentalists
- Other interested parties in the civil engineering industry

 

Call for papers

The Conference is being organised by The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and papers are invited for the Conference.

Prospective authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of their papers, in English. The abstracts should be no longer than 500 words
and should be submitted to:

Conference Co-ordinator,
Raymond van der Berg
SAIMM, PO Box 61127,
Marshalltown 2107
South Africa.

Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923
Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

 

Publication

Please note:
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will be published in the Journal of the
Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

 

Programme

10:30–11:00 Registration

11:00–11:10 Welcome

11:10–11:40 Keynote Address:
Eskom’s Generation Capacity and the Role of Pumped Storage
Daryl Govender, Eskom

11:40–12:100 Overview of the Ingula Project
John Sawyer, Eskom

12:10–12:40 Construction of the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme
CMI

12:40–13:10 Construction Methodology for the Main Powerhouse Cavern
CMI

13:10–13:40 Assessing Hydraulic Transients and Rock Conditions for the Design of Steel Liners
Colin Logan. GIBB

13:40–14:30 Lunch

14:30–15:00 Rock engineering Design of the Underground Works
Gerhard Keyter, BCJV

15:00–15:30 Instrumentation and Monitoring during Construction of the Ingula Powerhouse Caverns
G.J. Keyter, M. Kellaway, D. Taylor (BCJV).

15:30 – 16:00 Kabompo Gorge Hydroelectric Scheme, Zambia: Project Overview and Design of the Underground Works
Andrew Wilson, Gerhard Keyter, GIBB

16:00–16:30 Engineering Geology Considerations In The Design of Metolong Dam
Monique Wainstein, GIBB

16:30–16:45 Update on the Future of Sinking Vertical Tunnels
Jim Porter, TWP

16:45–17:00 The International Tunneling & Underground Space Association - Report back on the General Assembly meetings
held in Vancouver (May 2010).
Tony Boniface, GIBB

18:00 Dinner

DAY 2
4 December 2010

07:30 Depart To Ingula from Royal Hotel

08:30–09:00 Arrive at Ingula

09:00–13:00 Site Visit

13:00–14:00 Lunch & Departure

 

Registration Fees

Registration

   

Registration Fee SAIMM / SANCOT Members

R 2 600-00

 

Registration Fee – Non SAIMM/ SANCOT Members

R 3 200-00

 

Registration Fee – Student/ Retired Members

R 1 000-00

 

 

Please note:
Non-members are entitled to free membership of the SAIMM, up to 30 June 2011, for attending this event

Registration Fees:

Please Note:
Registration fee does not include accommodation
Prepayment is required for all Registration Fees on or before the date of the event.
Delegates who have not paid will not be permitted to attend the event

Conference Registration form may be downloaded from the download section below

Accommodation

The conference will be hosted at the Royal Hotel Ladysmith, which is located in Ladysmith.

For more information visit: www.royalhotel.co.za

Please Note:
Registration fee does not include accommodation
Conference Registration form may be downloaded from download section below


 

Contact

Conference Co-ordinator
SAIMM, P O Box 61127
Marshalltown
2107

Tel: (011) 834-1273/7
Fax: (011) 833-8156 or (011) 838-5923

Co-ordinator Email: raymond@saimm.co.za

 

Downloads

The following items may be downloaded from the download section below:

1) Conference Announcement & Registration form
2) Second Announcement & Preliminary Programme
3) Sponsorship Opportunities

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