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29Apr93 MALAYSIA: FAST-TRACK SLOWED - HYDROELECTRIC DAM PROJECT.

Malaysia's fast-track hydroelectric dam project at Pergau has been hit by poor soil conditions, and design changes may be needed. The scheme is being built by Kerjaya Balfour Beatty Cementation. Tests showed that some of the bedrock around the 600 MW power plant would not withstand the water pressure from the shaft leading to the turbines. CONSTRUCTION NEWS