BULAWAYO MEMORIES

Other centres - Kariba Dam - Construction 1956 - Impresit (An Italian company)

Stills from the 8mm movie for Impresit Kariba (Pvt) Ltd, of design by Gill Coyne-Sogei with stages of construction including design of main dam, with the coffer dam, construction, turbine rooms and equipment etc, the floods of the coffer dam, equipment and opening ceremony, including facilities made available in 1956


  Design by Gibb Coyne-Sogei
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 Dam design
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 Design - coffer dam and turbines
oc_ka_build_1956_design_01oc_ka_build_1956_design_turbines

 Admin office
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 The first blast
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 Road Bridge and cables
oc_ka_build_1956_bridge_cablesoc_ka_build_1956_cables

 Equipment
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oc_ka_build_1956_truck_deliveryoc_ka_build_1956_truck_dustoc_ka_build_1956_trucks_dump
oc_ka_build_1956_trucks_stoneoc_ka_build_1956_vehiclesoc_ka_build_1956_pits

 Cement Bin, Crane, Storage, Truck delivery, Conveyor system
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oc_ka_build_1956_cement_trolleyoc_ka_build_1956_cement_trucksoc_ka_build_1956_conveyor
oc_ka_build_1956_conveyor_beltoc_ka_build_1956_conveyor_storageoc_ka_build_1956_conveyors
oc_ka_build_1956_crane_gravel_pitsoc_ka_build_1956_crane_structureoc_ka_build_1956_storage

 Cement Piles with steel construction
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oc_ka_build_1956_steel_pillar

 Coffer dam diversion
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_diversion

 Coffer dam build
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oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_deliveryoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_craneoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_crane_wall
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_02oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_afteroc_ka_build_1956_coffer_barge
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_bridgeoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_pilingsoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_pool
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_reibaroc_ka_build_1956_coffer_reibar_steeloc_ka_build_1956_coffer_scaffolding
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_steeloc_ka_build_1956_coffer_steel_reibaroc_ka_build_1956_coffer_transport
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_wall_belowoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_wall_stage

 Coffer dam demolition
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_demo

 Coffer dam buildup of floods, flooding and rescue
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oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_flood_walloc_ka_build_1956_coffer_flood_wateroc_ka_build_1956_coffer_flooding
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_floodsoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_floods_wall_topoc_ka_build_1956_coffer_hole
oc_ka_build_1956_coffer_recovery

 Power
oc_ka_build_1956_power

 Turbine Entrance Tunnel, Construction and rooms with finished installation
oc_ka_build_1956_turbine_entranceoc_ka_build_1956_turbine_holeoc_ka_build_1956_turbine_wall_inside
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oc_ka_build_1956_turbine_installed

 Completion and opening flood gates
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 Opening Ceremony
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oc_ka_build_1956_wall_traffic

 Village Church, school, sports facilities and transport
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oc_ka_build_1956_village_church_xoc_ka_build_1956_village_pooloc_ka_build_1956_village_school
oc_ka_build_1956_village_socceroc_ka_build_1956_village_tennis_courtoc_ka_build_1956_transport