U.S. firm supplies construction conveyors to Turkey’s 528-MW Boyabat

Turkish construction company Dogus Insaat has awarded a contract to Continental Manufacturing Co. (MARCO) of the United States to supply engineered conveyor systems for the 528-MW Boyabat hydroelectric project on the Kizilirmak River in Turkey’s Sinop Province.

MARCO said it is to supply conveyor systems to transport and place concrete during construction of Boyabat’s 95-meter-tall concrete gravity dam. The dam is to have a crest width of 10 meters and length of 262 meters.

Boyabat’s power plant is to be adjacent to the dam body and under the spillway. It is to house three 176-MW vertical shaft Francis turbines.

Boyabat Elektrik Uretim ve Tic Ltd. Sti. was granted permission in 2007 to operate the Boyabat project for 49 years.

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