National Power Supplier of Electricity in Algeria

Project: Construction of new open cycle gas turbine power plant of 368 MW in Algeria.

Owner: Société Algérienne de Production de l’Electricité (SPE Spa)

Contractor: J/V METKA S.A. & General Electric

Location: Hassi R’Mel – Algeria

Year of investigation & analysis: 2015

Main project features: Appraisal of the condition of deteriorated concrete (i.e. homogeneity, cavities, and voids).  

Activities performed: The concept of the testing procedure was to examine various locations at the pedestals of generator and gas turbine base, with non-destructive tests based on the ultrasonic method (tomography of pulse echo technique).