Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:14

Talkatora Stadium

New Dehli, India

Description:
Totally renewed for the Commonwealth Games with PENETRON concrete waterproofing technology, the year-long renovation project included a complete renovation of the Olympic-size racing and diving pools and addition of a new warm-up pool below the stands.  The Talkatora Stadium now conforms to international standards and seating capacity was also increased to accommodate 5,000.

Products Used:
A total of 5,084m2 of pool concrete surface was treated with PENETRON, 316m3 of concrete treated with PENETRON ADMIX were used during the reconstruction of the existing pools and the new warm up pool.  A total of 2,043 meters of existing construction joints were repaired with PENECRETE MORTAR; PENEBAR SW-45 was used for 360 meters of new construction joints and around pipe penetrations.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:05

Sports Palace DIVS

Yekaterinburg, Russia

Description:
training facility for the leading sports teams of Yekaterinburg, the Sports Palace is also a venue for games and other events. The project included the addition of a hotel, gym and sports rehabilitation center. Located near the Iset River, the Sports Palace was subject to water damage.

Products Used:
PENETRON was used to treat 1,500m2 of the foundation slabs, shower rooms and saunas prevent water penetration into the concrete. To the foundation slabs were treated with PENETRON.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:03

Sports Hub

Kallang, Singapore

Description:
The Sports Hub complex features a new National Stadium (a 55,000-seat multi-purpose facility), an indoor Aquatic Center (6,000-seats), a multi-purpose indoor arena (3,000-seats), the Kallang Wave Shopping Mall (41,000m2 retail space), the Water Sports Centre on the shores of the Kallang Basin (with playground, a skate park, giant chess set, rock climbing, and beach volleyball) and the Sports Information and Resource Centre (SIRC), with a library, sports museum and an exhibition center.

Products Used:
PENETRON ADMIX was used on 55,000m3 of base slab and retaining walls. PENEBAR SW-55 waterstops were installed in over 18,500m of construction joints.PENESEAL PRO was used to treat 16,000m2 of internal wet areas and exposed concrete, including the reinforced concrete roof.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:38

Praça de Touros do Campo Pequeno

Lisbon, Portugal

Description:
The neo-Arab style Campo Pequeno has been Lisbon’s bullfight arena since the 18th century. After a profound renovation, it now serves as a multi-event venue for various events beyond bull fighting. The new facility has an area of 5,000m2 and an arena diameter of 80m and includes an underground shopping center, restaurants and an underground parking lot.

Products Used:
About 1,000 m2 of the basement concrete walls had water leaks. After several tests, the PENETRON System was chosen to waterproof the project.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:25

Olympic Sports Center Stadium

Qinhuangdao, China

Description:
Qinhuangdao's Olympic Sports Center Stadium, with a seating capacity of 33,572, hosted many of the soccer matches during the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Products Used:
As a prestigious project for China’s Olympics 2008 event, over 10,000m2 of concrete stadium seating were coated with PENETRON as a precaution against water leakage to areas underneath the stands.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:09

Muxiyuan Sports Academy

Beijing, China

Description:
The renovation of the MuXiYuan Sports Academy provides up-to-date training facilities and serves as the main training base for the Chinese National Aquatics Team. The project entailed major reconstruction and renovation work.

Products Used:
PENETRON was applied to waterproof all swimming pools in the Academy; over 3,500m2 of concrete were waterproofed.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:01

Mineirão Stadium

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Description:
The renowned Mineirão stadium, located in Belo Horizonte, is one of the most important sports venues in Brazil.  The stadium was refurbished in preparation for the Confederations Cup 2013, the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the 2016 Summer Olympics. The original, historically important front façade was maintained while a new structure was added to upgrade the seating capacity to 64,000.

Products Used:
The new seating structure is made of precast concrete elements; 4,000m3 of concrete were treated with PENETRON ADMIX.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:13

Lucio Fariña Stadium

Quillota, Chile

Description:
The Lucio Fariña Stadium in Quillota seats 7,500 fans and is home to the San Luis Quillota soccer team (in Chile’s First Division). A special feature is the stadium’s archeological exhibition hall, which exhibits remains of an Aconcagua, Bato and Inca cultural complex, discovered and conserved during the stadium construction project.

Products Used:
PENETRON ADMIX was chosen to waterproof and protect the concrete stands.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 11:32

King Sebatha Stadium

Mthatha, South Africa

Description:
Built for the 2010 Soccer World Cup in one of the poorest regions in the country, the King Sebatha Stadium was designed to be a maintenance free and waterproof facility.

Products Used:
The concrete was batched on-site in a 6m3 “Karoo” plant (dry batch). Additional products used include PENETRON ADMIX, PENETRON, PENESEAL FH, PENECRETE MORTAR and PENEBAR SW-45.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 11:30

Khoo Teck Puat Gymnasium / Peking University

Beijing, China

Description:
Peking University's Khoo Teck Puat Gymnasium is an indoor arena that was originally constructed for the 2008 Summer Olympics. With 26,900 m2 of floor space and room for 6,000 permanent seats and 2,000 temporary seats, this gym is the first in the world specifically designed for table tennis. Built in an architectural style called "China Ridge" to reflect the spirit of sports, the gym was remodeled to meet international and domestic needs: major sporting events and other large-scale events.

Products Used:
PENETRON technology was used to waterproof the concrete structure of the Khoo Teck Puat Gymnasium, including the integrated swimming pool.

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