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Building update from Ileret- Waffle Production

Due to the remoteness of Ileret and the expense of transporting building materials is very costly. Therefore new techniques are to be employed in the buildings on this side of the lake to try to reduce costs. One approach is to use concrete waffles that are made from a mould for the roofing of the [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:35+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|General|Comments Off on Building update from Ileret- Waffle Production

Turkwel Laboratory January 2011

I have a few recent images of the large laboratory that is under construction at Turkwel. The basement which will be used as storage area, is now complete and the large slab has mostly been laid. The wall on the ground floor will be the constructed next. I have a few recent images of the [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:35+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|Featured, General|Comments Off on Turkwel Laboratory January 2011

TBI Ileret Water Pipeline

The welding the 7m lengths of pipe into 351m rolls was completed last week. Now the laying of the pipes along the 8 km trench has begun. The rolls of pipe were transported to the trench and were be fed down the pipeline. The final welding together of the 351m pipe lengths is then done [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:37+00:00 January 14th, 2011|General|Comments Off on TBI Ileret Water Pipeline

The Ileret Pipe Line

The TBI Ileret borehole is located some 8 kilometers from the camp. The water needs to be piped to the field center so that construction work can begin at the beginning of next year. This is a brief report of the work in progress from the Ileret water pipeline. The TBI Ileret borehole is located [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:38+00:00 October 30th, 2010|General|Comments Off on The Ileret Pipe Line

Walls heading upwards

The laboratory at Turkwel now has some walls in place. Kyalo has just sent these images to me from the site. With a lot more construction to do on this building there will be several posts to follow. The laboratory at Turkwel now has some walls in place. Kyalo has just sent these images to [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:38+00:00 October 30th, 2010|General|Comments Off on Walls heading upwards

More progress on laboratory

Construction continues at Turkwel on the large laboratory. The basement slab has been laid and walls are going up. The foundations for the main part of the laboratory are being dug as the images sent this morning from the TBI Turkwel campus show. Construction continues at Turkwel on the large laboratory. The basement slab has [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:39+00:00 October 6th, 2010|General|Comments Off on More progress on laboratory

Beginnings of the second laboratory at Tukwel.

The construction at TBI Turkwel continues and foundations are going in for the second large laboratory. The construction at TBI Turkwel continues and foundations are going in for the second large laboratory. The foundations of the second large laboratory currently under construction at TBI Turkwel. Work began on this at the beginning of August 2010, [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:39+00:00 September 20th, 2010|General|Comments Off on Beginnings of the second laboratory at Tukwel.

From Area 129

The excavation crew have completed the first excavation after four weeks of work. They have now moved to a new site where fossil hunter Robert Moru found a hominid femur last year. From the excavation site in Area 129. Unfortunately after four weeks of excavation no additional hominid fragmends were found from this excavation. The [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:45+00:00 July 16th, 2010|Koobi Fora Research Project|Comments Off on From Area 129