Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:44

Warsaw Airport

Warsaw, Poland

Description:
The new Terminal II at the Frederic Chopin Airport in Warsaw expands the operating capacity of the airport to 10 million passengers annually. 

Products Used:
Over 30,000m3 of concrete slab were waterproofed with PENETRON ADMIX and 5,000 m² of wall area treated with PENETRON. The total area that was waterproofed is about 60,000 m².

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:15

Texas State Highway 130

TX, USA

Description:
Texas State Highway 130 (SH 130), also known as the Pickle Parkway, is a toll way that runs in a 89-mile (143 km) corridor east and south of Austin. The route parallels I-35 to relieve the Interstate's traffic volume as an alternate route.

Products Used:
The PENETRON System was chosen to waterproof portions of the State Highway 130 while also meeting strict environmental goals.  

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 19:56

Singapore Changi Airport / Terminal 3

Changi, Singapore

Description:
More than an air transportation hub, the Changi Airport is a symbol of national pride and a benchmark for service excellence. Terminal 3 features innovative passenger facilities and modern architecture. 

Products Used:
140,000 m3 of concrete was treated with PENETRON ADMIX, along with PENETRON slurry and PENECRETE MORTAR.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 19:50

São Paulo Metro / Line 2 ("Green line")

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Description:
The newest addition to Brazil’s largest public transportation system, Line 2 includes a 1.5km tunnel near Tamanduateí station.

Products Used:
PENETRON provided a solution for the concrete joints and waterproofing the "cut and cover" tunnel wall with PENETRON, PENECRETE MORTAR and PENEPLUG to ensure a completely waterproof structure.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 19:40

Rio de Janeiro Metro / Line 4

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Description:
This new underground line is 16 km long, with 6 new stations. It will link Barra da Tijuca (western zone) to Ipanema (southern zone) with a 300,000 passengers/day capacity.

Products Used:
PENEBAR SW-55 and PENETRON were used to waterproof the concrete joints of all the stations.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:02

Mittewald Tunnel

Bressanone, Italy

Description:
Located in Northern Italy in the Trentino Alto Adige region, a key part of the Mittewald Tunnel was restored through the removal of a 10-15cm layer of deteriorated concrete. The 180m-long section was first hydro-sandblasted and a new drainage system for the construction joints was designed to protect the tunnel cap from hydrostatic pressure.

Products Used:
The sandblasted layer was restored with PENETRON ADMIX Enhanced Shotcrete (PAES), which completely stopped water penetration and facilitated the water flow into the new drainage system.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:27

MetroTorino

Turin, Italy

Description:
A system of lightweight vehicles without drivers, MetroTorino is Italy's first automated metro. It offers frequent service that can be quickly adjusted to different traffic volumes during rush hours, holidays, etc. Twenty VAL208-Torino trains travel the 7.5km distance beneath the Corso Francia in just 11 minutes, an efficient way to get around town.

Products Used:
The PENETRON System was used to waterproof all construction joints and concrete structure defects (leaking construction joint, cracks and concrete "bugholes") at all stations of "Linea 1."

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:26

Metro São Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Description:
The Metropolitano de São Paulo (commonly called Metrô) is the main rapid-transit system in the city of São Paulo and the largest in Brazil (also the second largest system in South America).   The new Line 4 was a highly anticipated extension to the Metrô network.  The line is 12.8 km long with 11 stations in the entire route that goes from Luz to Vila Sônia.  Line 4 is operated by ViaQuatro, a private company which won the public-private partnership to operate Line 4 for 30 years

Products Used:
Working with the largest Brazilian contractors (Odebrecht, Camargo Correa, Andrade Gutierrez, OAS and Queiróz Galvão) and recognized civil designers, PENETRON ADMIX was approved after numerous compatibility, durability and performance tests.  PENETRON ADMIX was used to increase resistance to water penetration and improve concrete durability of the Line 4 underground stations.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:20

Maravilha Port

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Description:
Part of a huge urban renewal effort for the port area of Rio de Janeiro, the project includes the Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro (MAR), the Tomorrow’s Museum, 4km of tunnels, a storm water drainage system, sidewalks, and three new sewage treatment plants.

Products Used:
Both PENETRON ADMIX for concrete structures and PENEBAR SW-55 for concrete joints were used extensively throughout the project.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:17

Mangaung Intermodal Building

Bloemfontein, South Africa

Description:
Situated in the heart of Bloemfontein, this multi-level transportation hub and retail shopping center can accommodate 900 minibus taxis, buses (BRT) and long-distance coaches. Sky bridges and vertical stair-wells provide direct links to the adjacent railway and commuter bus stations. 

Products Used:
PENETRON ADMIX was specified for 28,000m3 of concrete in the public areas to provide extra strength and prolong the life of the building. It is a waterproof and maintenance-free facility.

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