Nizhnyaya Tura Power Plant
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Demolition of the old building at Nizhnyaya Tura Power Plant
Manual disassembly of metal structures. Dismantling of large technical components through physical destruction of their connections and cutting them to the desired dimensions for subsequent loading by excavators and transportation to the metal scrap yard;
Mechanized demolition by excavators with a set of attachments. This was how 57 buildings and structures were torn down and removed, including chemical, cable, electrical, and road maintenance offices, water supply units, fuel warehouses, crusher houses, and staff facilities.
Specialized blasting operations. Three of the station’s smokestacks built in 1950, 1952, and 1953, respectively, were demolished by an explosion and collapsed in the designated direction. Two smokestacks were 120 meters high, while the third one had been partially dismantled to the height of +60.0 meters. The lower foundation’s diameter was 8.8 meters, and the internal top diameter was 4.7 meters (with a height of 120 meters). The construction waste was sorted and removed to the disposal site.
Material: reinforced concrete, metal structures, in-situ reinforced concrete with select clay brick lining based on andesite mortar (smokestacks).