Cerrejón open-pit coal mine

Cerrejón open-pit coal mine

Cerrejón is a large open-pit coal mine in Northern Colombia owned by Glencore. At Cerrejón, low-ash, low-sulphur bituminous coal from the Cerrejón Formation is excavated. At over 690 square kilometres the mine is one of the largest of its type, the largest in Latin America and the tenth biggest in the world. Sisgeo Latinoamerica supplied […]

Monitoring of the lava flow in Geldingadalir – Iceland

After a period of earthquakes and crustal movements, on 19th of March 2021 a volcanic eruption started in Geldingadalir, a valley in Fagradalsfjall Mountain, located in the Reykjanes Peninsula (Iceland). The eruption started as a fissure eruption but quickly developed into a shield volcano eruption, characterized by low effusion rates and lava flow from a […]

Ituango Hydroelectric project

The 2.400MW Ituango hydroelectric project will be the largest hydropower plant in Colombia. The plant is being built on the banks of Cauca River. The project is located in the northwestern region of Antioquia, about 170km north of the Colombian city of Medellin. The project is a part of the initiative undertaken to exploit the […]

Metro De Bogotá – Línea 1

Supply and install geotechnical instrumentation for the Patio Taller, and monitor the construction of the embankment, to keep track of the displacements in the terrain, the proposed works and the existing infrastructure, and the variable pore pressure. It includes the manual and automatic monitoring of the instruments installed for the entire time of construction of […]

Piz Nair St. Moritz – Foundation summit station

The Piz Nair cableway mountain station, located at an elevation of 3056m asl in eastern Switzerland, is anchored on serpentinite rock on a permafrost rock layer. Due to changing climatic conditions, the frost zone has changed and thus affects the stability of the foundation. The serpentinite rock is heavily eroded, and the eroded area is […]

Autopista al Mar 2 project

The Autopista al Mar 2 project is composed by six functional units, covering a total length of 254 kilometers between the municipalities of Cañasgordas and Necoclí, in Antioquia. The works include the construction of 17.7 kilometres of single carriageway, 63 bridges and 14 tunnels, including the Fuemia tunnel and two false tunnels. SISGEO LATINOAMÉRICA provides […]

The Medellín Metrocable

Metrocable is an extensive network of gondola cars that stretch up into the surrounding mountains for urban passenger mobilization in Medellín, Colombia. It consists of several commercial service lines, such as: J, K, H, L, T, M and P Line , which have a total extension of more than 15 kilometers. If you lived in […]

Konsko Dam

The dam is located close to the border between North Macedonia and Greece. It’s an embankment rock-fill dam with a central asphalt-concrete core as watertight element. The dam will be 80 m height, the cross section on top will be 340 m long, with a total embankment volume is approx. 1.4 m3 The main purpose […]

Highway 4G Cúcuta – Pamplona

The Unión Vial Río Pamplonita Concessionaire is in charge of the Pamplona-Cúcuta dual carriageway, the most important road infrastructure work in Norte de Santander. This project is a solution to the border mobility between Colombia and Venezuela, as well as with the northeast of Colombia. The main characteristics of the project are: its length of […]

Neckartal Dam project

In March 2020 the huge dam of Neckartal was inaugurated in Namibia. This dam is fundamental to bring water to the Namibian desert and irrigate 5 thousand hectares of land, stimulating the agriculture and creating employment. This work, realized with the RCC technology (Roller-Compacted Concrete), is the biggest dam of Namibia: 80m high, 518 long […]

Santa María Dam

Santa María Dam is located on the Baluarte River in El Rosario municipality. The reservoir will have useful storage capacity of 723Mm3, according to Conagua, Two Francis type turbines of 15MW will generate 231GWh a year.Supply of instrumentation as part of the monitoring system of the Santa María Dam. The dam consists of a rockfill […]

Fuel terminal monitoring

Supply of instrumentation for the monitoring of fuel terminal tanks in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador. The scope includes the monitoring of the settlements of structures through H-Level settlement cells and tiltmeters. The settlements and horizontal movements of the ground will be evaluated through IPI inclinometer probes and DEX S probes.