Main Building – Tailings Storage Facilities „Żelazny Most”

“Żelazny Most” is a permanent subject of design work and supervision performed by HaskoningDHV Polska specialists on behalf of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. The project was started in 1974, and the landfill has been in continuous use since 1977. The Żelazny Most site covers an area of ​​approximately 1,580 ha. The dams that surround it have a total length of over 14 km. The “Żelazny Most” flotation waste tank is the largest landfill of this type in Europe and one of the largest in the world.

Main Building

The building is a hall, single-storey building, with a rectangular projection and dimensions of 36.73 x 141.33 and a height of 23.69 m in the ridge, without a basement, with a flat, gable roof. It is a building with hall, two-nave, skeletal, steel construction with walls made of sandwich panels, covered with steel truss trusses covered with heat-welded roofing felt.

The main function of the building is the technological function. A lower energy building adjoins the building from the south, a tower of hydrocyclones from the west.

The building has a separate office and social part, where a control room, two office rooms and a cloakroom and sanitary facilities for staff are located. This part provides independent entrance from the outside, enabling the use of this part of the building without having to go through the hall.

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