Podemcrane AD supplied an 85 ton twin hoists for the Vietnamese Chi Khe hydropower plant.
The lifting height of hoists is 30 meters; true vertical lift with double lifting speed. They are installed on double girder trolley, together with auxiliary hoist capacity 20 tons, also made by Podemcrane.
The hydropower plant is located on the Ca River, approximately 150 km south of Hanoi. The project is being developed by Agrita-Nghe Tinh Power JSC. Equipped with two bulb turbine units HPP Chi Khe will have an installed capacity of 41 MW.
The energy generated by HPP Chi Khe will be supplied to the national grid via a new transmission line. The project is scheduled to begin commercial operation in December 2015.