GOMACO World Index --- GOMACO World 37.1 - June 2009
Thiene Costruzioni S.r.l. is currently at work finishing 30 kilometers (18.6 mi) of irrigation canal on the Adige River in northern Italy. Thiene is using their GOMACO SL-650 two-track canal machine to finish the nine meter (29.5 ft) wide canal passes.
The new canal is being finished at a 3:2 slope over continuous steel reinforcing. The concrete is 150 millimeters (6 in) thick. Production is averaging 90 meters (295 ft) or 800 square meters (957 yd2) per day.