upstream fishway at Schwerte and seaport terminal at Jade ­Weser Port

Solutions in structural precast construction –

Precast reinforced-concrete elements have been successfully used in industrial and commercial construction for many decades. Such structural frameworks excel with their benefits in respect of fire safety, high load-bearing capacities and short construction times. Precast reinforced-concrete components are very popular with developers of logistics centers and commercial estates. Yet there are also other fields of use:

Upstream fishway at Schwerte

The client specified a new upstream fishway to be built from concrete in a cast-in-situ process, including all preparatory civil works and with a time...

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