Australia East Timor

Manatuto Irrigation System Phase 1

Autonomous supply of construction materials gave RMS the capacity to complete this project ahead of schedule and at a lower cost.

RMS established a batch plant onsite as well as producing the gabion rock required for environmental protection works.


  • De-silting of 2.3km of existing irrigation channel
  • Construction of 3km stone pitched channel wall and 1,000m3 concrete channel base
  • Construction of 2,100m3 gabion dyke structure including 5,000m3 of compacted embankment
  • Development of hard rock quarry
  • Establishment and operation of mobile screening and concrete batching plants

Details & Contact

Duration: May – November 2001
Client: Dai Nippon Construction
Contact: Masahiro Umebara
Value: $1.4m

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