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Longest rail tunnel in Belgium

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Antwerp’s Liefkenshoek railway connection provides an essential transport link through the heart of Europe’s busiest port. Passing under the Scheldt estuary, the rail tunnel is a critical goods link between the port and the European-wide rail distribution network. Effective tunnel drainage is of absolutely fundamental importance – and Wavin products make an essential contribution.
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New public transport terminal Utrecht

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Utrecht’s central station is the Netherlands’ main railway hub and a busy regional public transport terminal. To be ready for the future, internationally acclaimed architects Benthem Crouwel were asked to design a completely new terminal building, increasing the station’s capacity to a staggering 100 million travellers a year by 2016. Its most striking feature is a large undulating roof, which will benefit greatly from Wavin’s QuickStream siphonic drainage system. Not only in terms of water management, but also in terms of aesthetics.
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Zafer Airport – serving Western Anatolia

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Zafer International Airport opened in November 2012 after a highly concentrated 18 month construction project. The new airport handles both domestic and international flights, making an essential contribution to the social and economic development of Turkey’s Western Anatolia region. With its 1.5 million passenger capacity, Zafer is already the country’s fourth busiest airport. Wavin QuickStream delivers effective rainwater management for all roof surfaces, and proved its ease of installation under exceptionally tough construction conditions.
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Surface water discharge for Poznan Airport

Monday, December 9, 2013

Surface water must be quickly dispersed at any smooth-running airport. At the recently extended and refurbished Poznan airport in central Poland, storm-water management for taxiways and aprons was an essential part of the project. Logistics would be critical for this implementation, keeping to tight deadlines and avoiding penalty clauses.
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