DOP200 with sand mining head

Dredging a building pit to depth

Rotterdam tunnel project uses DOP pump for sand removal

Product type
DOP200 with sand mining head
Head type
Sand Production
Job type
Creating & levelling building pits
Verboon Maasland

In the Rotterdam area, a new motorway tunnel is under construction. Due to the challenging geological situation, the job has been done in various stages, using different equipment.

The slurry pump unit pumped the sand from the building pit through a booster to a storage area some 700 m along.

The next layer was a tricky one; the complete building pit surface had a 5 m thick layer of clay. This clay later was removed using grabs.

The dredge pump suction head was supplied with plenty of jet water at 8 bar pressure.


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