Nuclear Waste Storage Konrad

Final Storage Konrad, Lot 3 and 5

Client

Deutsche Gesellschaft zum Bau und Betrieb von Endlagern für
Abfallstoffe mbH (DBE), Salzgitter

Contractor

BeMo Tunnelling GmbH Deutschland
commercial sponsor in JV “ELK” (BeMo-Operta)
BeMo-Share 50 %

Project location

Salzgitter-Bleckenstedt, Germany

Start of construction

2011

End of construction

2021

Project total value

40.8 million €

Geology

Iron-ore (Korallenoolith Upper Jurassic – Malm ca. 800 – 1,300 m depth), Claystone (Lower Jurassic), marl- and limestone (Upper Jurassic)

Technical Data

Mine excavations, storage chambers, storage ways and borings for the modification of BW Konrad into a final storage

Storage chambers: ca. 1,880 m
Unload chambers: ca. 33 m
Access roads to chambers: ca. 400 m
Upcast airways: ca. 370 m
Enlargements: ca. 370 m
Bore holes DN 800: ca. 61 m (raiseboring)
Bore holes DN 1400: ca. 200 m (raiseboring)

Excavation: roadheader