NOK 49 million
A temporary cableway transported the pipe trench down the mountain
Pipe trench comprising two pipes with diameters varying from 1 200 mm to 850 mm were demolished with burning. Work platforms were established for the crew in the steep areas, and temporary barracks and restrooms were flown up to the working areas. Waste transportation was performed by helicopter and a newly acquired cableway that was established in connection with the demolition job.
In addition to removing the pipe trench, the job includes demolishing the power station, steel foundations, trolley track with steps, the snow superstructure, the gatehouse with gate at Bjølsegrøvatn (the intake), the house over the surge chamber (distributing basin at the top), Jarane transformer station and some smaller constructions.
The project has performed 10 000 metres of torch cutting. 3 000 tonnes of steel and metal and 2 700 tonnes of concrete has been removed.
Strict HSE requirements
The removal of the hundred-year-old power station was done in very steep terrain, and extra security provisions were implemented. The crew was secured with rope and hooks at all times. Personnel were transported up and down the mountain by helicopter, and equipment and parts were also transported using the cableway. The cableway will be used in future projects.
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