Reference pipe jacking

Project

Mannheim GKM block 9 cooling tower

Client

Großkraftwerk Mannheim

Order volume Epping

6,98 mn €

Construction period

2011 – 2012

scope of service

production of cooling water pipe
413m pipe jacking ID3400 combination shield (mixed shield with pneumatic absorption system Epping)

Challenges

Pipe jacking with curvature (space curve)

Pipe jacking with hydraulic facing joints

Pipe jacking at great depth (> 15 m)

Pipe jacking in high groundwater levels (Rhein water level)

Geology

gravel, sand, groundwater