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Fortis Contracted by Herrenknecht Tunneling Systems to Design, Engineer, and Fabricate Products for Los Cóndores Hydroelectric Plant

Traditionally at Fortis, our Mining Division outpaces our Engineering and Manufacturing Division for international work. With this said, recent developments have garnered our Engineering and Manufacturing Divison international renown. Fortis has been contracted by Herrenknecht Tunneling Systems to build a custom Galloway as well as engineer, design, and supply shotcrete buckets, material buckets, man baskets, emergency capsule, guiding crosshead as well as sheave mounting, sizing, and supply for a liner installation in a shaft for the Los C√≥ndores hydroelectric plant. The plant is located in the Maule region, 360 kilometers south of Santiago in the nation of Chile. The Hydro project includes the construction of a 12 kilometer intake tunnel, a machinery hall 40 meters high, and a shielded penstock with a 470-meter head. It will have an installed capacity of 150 MW. All engineering, design, and supply was completed in accordance with Ontario Mine Regulations. 

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General Arrangement

Shotcrete Bucket Chaired On Galloway

Guided Crosshead with Man basket

Guided Material Basket with X-head