Project Overview: WHO’s WHO IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF PHASE I OF THE LESOTHO HIGHLANDS WATER PROJECT

Phase IA

(Katse dam, 45Km Transfer Tunnel, ‘Muela Hydrpower Station and Tail Pond, 15 km Delivery Tunnel -south and 22km Delivery Tunnel -north)

Lesotho Highlands Consultants (LHC)- Katse Dam and 45km Transfer Tunnel

A consortium of HWDC (South Africa) Ninham Shand, WLPU, Keeve Steyn, MJ Mountain, SRK and VKE and SCBG ( Europe)- SOGREAH (France), Coyne &Bellier (France) Sir Alexandra Gibb & Partners Supervised the Highlands Water Venture Contractors at Katse Dam. Venture comprised Impregilo (Italy), Kier (UK), Bouygues (France), Concor (South Africa), Hochtief (Germany) Group 5 ( South Africa and Stirling ( Uk).

Lahmeyer MacDonald Consortium (LMC) – ‘Muela Hydropower station and the Tailpond dam Lahmeyer ( Germany) and Mott MacDonald of the United Kingdom Supervised The Lesotho Highlands Project Contractors ( LHPC) – 45 km transfer tunnel & 15 km delivery tunnel south LHPC comprised Spie Batignolle (France), Balfour Beatty (UK) LTA (SouthAfrica) Campenon Bernard (France and Ed Zublin(Germany) and Electrical and Mechanical subcontracted to the LHPC were: Neyrpic of France and SDEM of South Africa; Deutsche Babcock of RSA for steel liners for the under river-crossing; Krohne Altometer of the Netherlands for the Flow metres in the delivery tunnel south

Lesotho Highlands Partnership (LHTP) – 15km Delivery Tunnel- south

LMJoint Venture-Lahmeyer ( Germany), Mott MacDonald ( UK) and HDTC ( South Africa) – Ninham Shand, VKE, Keeve Steyn, SRK

Highlands Delivery Tunnel Consultants (HDTC)- 22 km Delivery tunnel north – Ninham Shand, VKE, Keeve Steyn and SRK

Supervised the “Muela Hydropower Project Contractors (MHPC) for ‘Muela Power station and dam – Spie Batignolle (France), Balfour Beatty ( UK) Campenon Bernard ( France) and Ed Zublin ( Germany). They in turn subcontracted the following for ‘Muela Power Station Equipment : Kvaener Boving UK/ABB) generation (Sweden) for the Turbine Generators; ABB Calor Emag Schaltanlagen of Germany for the Transformers; Norelec of France for the substation and Transmission lines.