The Sirinumu Dam

Australia, 1965

Film
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The building of the Sirinumu Dam on the Loloki river of New Guinea. A secondary supply of electric power was needed to serve industrial and domestic Port Moresby. A complete record of the project from the planning, the purchase of land from the indigenous peoples, the drilling and dynamiting to the final opening of the dam gate.

Credits

production company

Information and Extension Services for the people of Papua New Guinea

Language

English

Duration

00:21:45:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28571

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Dams - Design and Construction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Papua New Guinea

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Water-power

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Dams

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-power

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water-storage

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Dams

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Papua New Guinea

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-power

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water-storage

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electric power

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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