Replacement of EVC on the Beaumont Monteux dam

Client

EDF

ROLE

Co-contractor with the company ATB for the replacement of 6 spillway valves

LOCATION

Beaumont Monteux EDF dam – France (Dpt 26)

DATE

Works in progress

CLIENT SPECIFICS

The dam at Beaumont Monteux is composed of 6 valves (18 m wide, 12 m high, 130 tons) that were put into service in 1921. To meet current safety requirements EDF must replace these 6 valves and their manoeuvring components.

PONTICELLI’S CHALLENGES

The works included a large range of activities in which Ponticelli is specialised (smelting, topography, heavy handling by cranes, winching and displacing with a Tirfor

SCOPE

  • Dismantling of old valves: 35 components from 3 to 5 tons
  • Installation precision of fixed elements: 2mm planarity with an 18 m reach.
  • Installation of new valves in 5 elements from 25 to 30 tons.
  • 70 m of welding flash, 14 to 50 mm thickness.

KEY FIGURES

70m
of welding flash


2mm
planarity with an 18 m reach

Your Ponticelli contact

Eric Wolffhugel

Eric Wolffhugel

1 rue Lilienthal - Emerainville - BP 79
77312 Marne-la-Vallée Cedex 2
France
+33 (0)1 64 11 11 64

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