Huntly Cooling Tower : Foundations
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Client: Genesis Power Limited
Sector: Foundations
Location: Huntly
Contract Value: NZ $8.1 million
Completed: Sep 2005
Main Contractor: Burns & Roe Worley

 

Work Scope

1. Cooling Tower Basin (200m long x 21m wide)

  • Excavation - 6000 cu.m
  • 310 uc 97 H-piles - 136 no. x 36m long
  • Concrete work - 2070 cu.m
  • Reinforcing steel - 459 tonne

2. Seal Pit and Boost Pump Pit

  • Temporary sheetpiling 800 sq.m retained height 8m
  • 310 uc 97 H-piles - 24 no. x 36m long
  • Excavation - 2800 cu.m
  • Concrete - 466 cu.m
  • Reinforcing steel - 91 tonne
  • Formwork - 1125 sq.m

3. Outfall Culvert

  • Temporary sheetpiling - 600 sq.m retained height 3m
  • Outfall - 4 no. x 1200mm dia concrete pipelines each 22 metres long
  • Concrete - 45 cu.m
  • Formwork - 75 sq.m
  • Reinforcing steel - 8 tonne
  • Road reinstatement - 400 sq.m

4. Inflow Pipeline

  • Temporary sheetpiling - 672 sq.m retained height 4m
  • 310 uc 97 H-piles - 13 no. x 36m long
  • Concrete - 95 cu.m
  • Reinforcing steel - 20 tonne
  • Install FRP pipeline 2.0m dia x 50m long and associated fittings