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Market Sector Mining Buildings

Oyu Tolgoi Mine

Oyu Tolgoi Mine
8
Dec

Client

  • Rio Tinto / Oyu Tolgoi Project

Challenge

  • To procure an immediate solution for warehousing in Mongolia with high wind loads and extreme temperature variations.

Solution

  • 36m x 140m (120′ x 460′) Sprung structure. Complete with 23 cm (9 inch) thick insulation package

Time-line

  • Delivery – 4-6 weeks from order
    Construction – Winter construction conditions

Results

  • This Sprung structure warehouse was used to start a new phase of the Oyu Tolgoi project.Grand opening was attended by the President of Mongolia as well as the CEO of Rio Tinto.

This Sprung Structure Features

  • 5,000 sq m (50,000 ft2)
  • Rust free aluminum sub-structure.
  • Concrete foundation not required, earth anchor system utilized, saves time and money.
  • Specialized low temperature membrane designed exclusively for winter construction.
  • Corporate logo.
  • Protective door all weather door hood system.
  • Patented translucent daylight panels in peak which provide optimum amount of natural daylight lowers supplemental lighting costs.

 


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