CEMEX Supplies a Specialty Ready-Mix Concrete for Hydroelectric Dam in Mexico - CEMEX Supplies a Specialty Ready-Mix Concrete for Hydroelectric Dam in Mexico
CEMEX Supplies a Specialty Ready-Mix Concrete for Hydroelectric Dam in Mexico
July 7, 2016
This project is located in a difficult access area and subject to environmental pressures, calling for a specialized solution and the customer service that CEMEX is known for worldwide.
CEMEX supplied a special mix of ready-mix concrete and tailor-made services for the repair of the Nezahualcoyotl Hydroelectric Dam in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The infrastructure project commonly known as the “Malpaso Dam” remains one of Mexico’s most significant works of civil engineering since it was first erected in the 1960s.
The repair project called for a commercial supplier capable of delivering, in areas of difficult access, a special ready-mix concrete for the repair work of areas of the dam that are subject to environmental pressures.
Boom pumps were used to supply approximately 14,000 cubic meters of concrete to work sites at varying heights
In search of the right solution for the customer, CEMEX provided a ready-mix concrete in varying strength classes designed with Portland Cement 30RS/BRA. This cement is sulphate-resistant with low alkali-aggregate reactivity and is used for structures that have direct contact with water and/or soils with sulphates or salts.
Additionally, CEMEX installed two batch plants and three ice factories to control the mixture’s temperature. Boom pumps were used to supply approximately 14,000 cubic meters of concrete to work sites at varying heights.
The chosen solution reduces the frequency of maintenance work that could be required in the future
According to the client, the timeline for the project’s execution was met with no delays, and as per the terms provided for in the contract.
By offering products and solutions of the highest quality, CEMEX reaffirms its commitment to promote the development of infrastructure in Mexico and around the world, working closely with customers to meet the requirements of their projects and build a better future.
CEMEX reaffirms its commitment to promote the development of infrastructure in Mexico and around the world
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. Celebrating its 110th anniversary, CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.