Thermal Power Plant Chimney

Published on 3 March 2008

Le Havre Thermal Power Plant Chimney

Thermal Power Plant Chimney of "le Havre"
Thermal Power Plant Chimney of "le Havre"
(Photo : Eiffage)

Location: LE HAVRE (76)

Construction date: 1967

Participants:
Project owner: E.D.F.
Construction manager: E.D.F.
Contractors: EIFFAGE (Entreprise Générale Industrielle)

Main features:
Diameter at base: 25 m - diameter at top: 12 m
Height: 240 m

Main quantities:
Concrete: 5,500 m3 - Reinforcement steel: 600 t.
Formwork: 28,000 m2

Construction techniques
:
- Climbing formwork: E.G I.

Interest and originality at the time of construction:
- Held the European record when built.