100 MW Lough-Ree Peat Fired Power Plant – Site Development, Civil Works & Mechanical Works, Ireland

100 MW Lough-Ree Peat Fired Power Plant – Site Development, Civil Works & Mechanical Works

Ground improvement, infrastructure works and buildings construction of 100 MW peat powered power plant.

Project consists of all earthworks, underground piping services, concrete construction of all buildings on site. There are app. 10 main buildings construction and foundations for tanks, conveyors, ponds pump stations, Transformers etc. 10,500 m2 building footprint, 71,000 m2 site construction area, 230,000 m3 building volume, 56,000 m2 access roads. Two mechanical contracts signed, boiler erection and balance of plant respectively. Project consist of 3,500 t of lifting and 8,800 numbers of butt weld and 11,000 m seal welding for the boiler and 200 t of piping, 80 t of support erection, 70 Valves and equipment for the balance of plant contract which contains 13,000 numbers of butt weld. 3,800 m2 main building area, 57 m height.

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Location

Lanesborough, Ireland

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Client

Electric Supply Board

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Contractor

Foster Wheeler OY - GAMA Construction Ireland Limited

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Project Duration

22 Months (July 2002 - May 2004)