Mitarbeiter in Saudi-Arabien
Anlagenbau in Saudi-Arabien
Staudamm- & Kraftwerksbau in Nepal
Tunnelbau/-sanierung in Indien

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Laurenz Görres

Project references

I planned, worked on and/or supervised the following projects as a:

  • consultant 
    working for Codema International GmbH (Offenbach, Germany) on the following project:
    • Kainite crystallisation and flotation plant, K+S AG (Philippsthal, Germany)
      Coordinating process engineering, construction and logistics (for civil works, machinery and plant) and managing the most relevant regular meetings as well as management meetings on site between client and contractors     
      → Contract value: EUR 180 million
      KKF-Plant

     

  • tender engineer and technical tender manager
    working for BAUER Technologies Ltd. (Schrobenhausen, Germany) on the following projects:
    • Mosul Dam Rehabilitation Project (District Ninawa, Iraq)
      Tendering, cost estimation and bid preparation of a cut-off wall for the refurbishment of the Mosul Dam (including equipment and process engineering, analysis of personnel requirements, planning of site installations, camps and special security measures, quantity estimations, geological determinations and assumptions, time scheduling, cost analysis and cost verifications, site visit and preparation of method statements).
      → Tender value: > EUR 2 billion
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Mossul-Staudamm
      Mossul-Staudamm

      Main Dam of approx. 2.3 km length

      Mossul-Staudamm

      Spillway

      Mossul-Staudamm

      Intake Structure during a sand storm

      Mossul-Staudamm

      Main Dam seen from downstream with river Tigris

      Mossul-Staudamm

      View from upper reservoir down on dam site

      Mossul-Staudamm

      Visit to a restaurant in Erbil, Iraq

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

    • Center Hill Dam (Tennessee, USA)
      Tendering and cost estimation of a cut-off wall for the rehabilitation of the Center Hill Dam
      → Contract value: USD 100 million
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Center Hill-Staudamm Center Hill-Staudamm

      Source: BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH

    • Punatsangcchu HEP (Bhutan)
      Tendering and cost estimation a cut-off wall for a new dam of a hydro power plant
      → Contract value: EUR 10 million
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Punatsangcchu HEP, Bhutan Punatsangcchu HEP, Bhutan

      Source: BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH

    • Mater Stop Box (Dublin, Irland)
      Tendering and cost estimation of a construction pit for an underground station
    • Crossrail London - Lot C310 (London, England)
      Tendering and cost estimation of a construction pit for an underground station
    • Kishanganga HEP (Kashmir, India)
      Tendering and cost estimation of a cut-off wall for a new dam in a hydro power plant
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
    • other smaller projects worldwide

     

  • tender engineer
    working for DYWIDAG International GmbH (Munich, Germany) and STRABAG SE (Vienna, Austria) on the following projects:
    • Airport Link Tripoli (Tripoli, Libya)
      Tendering and cost estimation of several bridges
    • Barrage Setif-Hodna (Algeria)
      Tendering and cost estimation of refurbishment works on a water supply dam
    • Nura river clean-up project (Temirtau, Kazakhstan)
      Tendering and cost estimation for decontamination river Nura and a closed down tungsten carbide production plant around Temirtau in Kazakhstan from very high mercury contaminations
    • Water supply and waste water treatment facility project Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso)
      Tendering and cost estimation
    • other smaller projects worldwide


  • project manager
    working for DYWIDAG International GmbH (Munich, Germany) responsible for East Europe and the following projects:
    • Tendering waste water treatment facility in Bukarest (Romania)
    • Rehabilitation of public infrastructure facilities, Phase I (Georgia)
      Responsibility for project tendering and delivery of a drinking water pipeline (length of more than 30 km) and water treatment utilities to villages around the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park
      → Contract value: EUR 3 million (financed by KfW-Bank)
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Project information boards along the way

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Offloading with local lifting equipment

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Offloading with local lifting equipment
      (Russian origin with hand starter)

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Storage of drinking water pipes on sand beds

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Due to lack of hotels in this area we got a "family accommodation"

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Datscha of Stalin in Georgia

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

     

  • project manager
    working for DYWIDAG Saudi Arabia Co. Ltd. (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) in the role of an assistant to CEO, claim manager, acting site manager or back-up engineer on various projects, including:
    • Direct Reduction Plant Project (Saudi Iron and Steel Company Ltd. (Hadded)
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Site board with "Safety Award"

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Heat stress relief areas (Temp >35° C)

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Foundations with large built-in parts

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Concreting large foundations for hot rolling mill

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Setup for a pile load test

      Kharagauli Water Supply

      Measurements during pile load test

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

    • Sharq Cooling Tower Project (Eastern Petrochemical Company)
    • and other projects

     

  • site manager
    working for DYWIDAG International GmbH (Munich, Germany) on the following projects:
    • New Cement Mill No. 3 in Line 4 of Yanbu Cement Company (Yanbu al-Bahr, Saudi Arabia)
      Construction of cement mill as a turnkey project in a consortium with KHD and ABB
      → Contract value total project: EUR 24 million (with contract value of civil works: EUR 10 million) 
      → Responsible for a workforce of: 200 - 250 TCN & locals
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      Layout site | click to enlarge

      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      Layout site | click to enlarge

      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      Mill Building during construction

      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      Installation of pre-cast girders (40 tons) with a 350 tons mobile crane

      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      "Safety First" - site manager checks on scafolding

      YGM-Baustelle in Saudi-Arabien

      very high grades of reinforcement

      Reconstruction of a silo roof in 78 m height above ground

      View of construction site from cement silo

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

    • Middle Marsyangdi Hydro Electric Project (District Lamjung, Nepal)
      Responsible for civil works at the "Intake Building" (project details see below)
    • Rehabilitation of Bandra Collector Tunnels (Dharawi-Slum, Mumbai, India)
      Refurbishment of a 5.5 km long waste water tunnel with inner diameters between 2.25 to 3.50 m
      → Contract value: EUR 15 million (financed by World-Bank)
      → Workforce on project: upto 400 local employees
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Problem: huge cavities around old waste water tunnel

      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Junction-Shaft: shunting operations in 40 m depth

      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Ring building with an "erector made in India"

      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Transport of segments for ring building

      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Finished ring building

      Rehab-Baustelle in Indien

      Kherwadi-site during mosoon

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

       

      Video: Ride with tunnel locomotive from Dharawi-Shaft towards Junction-Shaft (Source: own video)

       
       

      Video: Taxi drive to Dharavi site with a Tuk Tuk
      (on Dharavi Depot Road | Source: own video)

       

     

  • work preparation engineer and time scheduler on-site
    working for DYWIDAG International GmbH (Munich, Germany) on the following project:
    • Middle Marsyangdi Hydro Electric Project (District Lamjung, Nepal)
      Construction of a 72 MW hydro power plant consisting of a spillway, earthfill dam, desanders, power tunnel, surge tank, penstock, turbine house and other constructions
      → Contract value: >EUR 200 million (financed by KfW-Bank)
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps
      → Additional tasks:
      • claim management for claims related to delays (value upto EUR 10 million)
      • section site manager for the "Intake Building"

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Layout site | click to enlarge

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Layout site | click to enlarge

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Spillway area during excavation

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Spillway area during excavation

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Drilling of boreholes for tunnel excavation

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Rock surface of Power Tunnel with boreholes

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Excavation of Desander

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Construction of Spillway (2007)

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Office of work preparation department

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Offices, camps and other site installations

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Annapurna Trek, Thorong La Pass (5.500 m asl)

      Location here on Google Maps

      MMHEP in Nepal

      Annapurna Trek, Kali Gandaki River

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

       

      Video: Blast of rock material on L/B Spillway
      (Source: own video)

       
       

      Video: Famous "Desander Party" with client (NEA), consultant (Fichtner) and employees of DDCJV in desandern cavern (Source: own video)

       

     

  • work preparation engineer
    working for DYWIDAG AG (Munich, Germany) on the following projects:
    • Storage facilities for nuclear waste materials at the nuclear power plants Grohnde und Brokdorf (Germany)
    • Waste water treatment plant in Teheran (Iran)
    • Water supply projects in Burkina Faso and Guatemala

  • structural and design engineer
    working for DYWIDAG AG (Munich, Germany) on the following projects:
    • Metro Delhi (India)
    • Spree-Karree (Berlin, Germany)
    • Fabrication plant for computers, Infineon (Regensburg, Germany)
    • Construction of the new faculty for physics at Göttingen University (Germany)
    • and other projects

     

  • trainee on site
    • working for Van Rensburg, Gill & Associates Company (South Africa)
      Project: Madikwe Rural Development Programme
      Located at: Pella, Madikwe District
      → Development aid project to build up infrastructure facilities like kindergartens, schools, community halls, public toilets and others in very rural communities with no electricity and no running water
      → Training as a site engineer
      → The various construction sites (around 6 nos.) are located in "Pella District" here on Google Maps
      → You can find the site of "Community Hall at Pella Dam Village" here on Google Maps
      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Village at Pella Dam

      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Building a school with a toilet house

      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Unskilled village people construct their own toilet house

      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Building a school

      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Pancakes for children in local kindergarten

      MRDP, Pella (Südafrika)

      Local kindergarten of Skuinsdrif

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge

    • working for DYWIDAG International GmbH (Munich, Germany)
      Project: Bandra and Worli Outfalls (Mumbai, India)
      → working in segment production, TBM erection and raiser constructions (marine works)
      → Contract value: DM ~120 million  |  EUR ~60 million respectively (financed by World-Bank)
      → You can find the location of the site here on Google Maps (waste water treatment plant and shaft at Worli)
      Baustellen-Fertigteilwerk in Indien

      Formworks of segment production on site

      Zugangsschacht Tunnel (ca. 65 m tief) in Indien

      Calibrating steam cycle in segment production to increase productivity

      Baustellen Worli

      Site Worli with TBM parts and shaft

      Baustelle Worli

      Site Worli with TBM parts

      Aufbau TBM in Indien

      Lowering "Inner-Kelly" of TBM down the Worli shaft

      Marine Works für Tunnelauslässe in Indien

      Worli shaft (depth: 70 m)

      Aufbau TBM in Indien

      Boring head of TBM with 32 roller discs

      Marine Works für Tunnelauslässe in Indien

      Jackup for drilling risers with a vertical drilling machine

      Offshore-Arbeiten

      View on Marine Works

      Offshore-Arbeiten

      Installation of GFR risers

      Source: own pictures | click to enlarge


Date of last edit webpage: March 2022 / August 2018

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