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Case History of a GRP Rivercrossing - Design, Manufacture and Installation


Water and Building Industry

Plastic Pipes Conference Association # 1982 York

Birkenfeld, Tiemersma, Zonneveld

The Wilhelmina canal in the Netherlands has to be enlarged. Therefore the present reinforced concrete culvert for tie crossing of the river "De Donye" with the canal does not Eit with the future canal profile. Due to local circumstances GFP was chosen as material. This was the first project in GW installed in the Netherlands in these large dhnensions. The project was set out by Rijkswaterstaat, with the collaboration of KIWA and TKO. This close cooperation turned out to be succesful and effective.

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BOREALISBOROUGEFormosa Plastics CorporationHanwha TotalEnergiesINEOS O&PIRPCKorea Petrochemical IND. Co., LTD (KPIC)LyondellBasellORLEN UnipetrolPetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical CompanyPRIME POLYMERSABICSCG Chemicals & Thai PolyethyleneSinopecTASNEE