Saalemühle Alsleben GmbH – New Flour Silo
Alsleben a.d. Saale, Germany – General contractor Industriebau Wernigerode GmbH hired Gleitbau GmbH of Salzburg Austria, to slipform the new flour silo Nr. 3 for agricultural company Saalemühle Alsleben. The work was executed during 2015 and 2016. Constructed in two phases, the bulkier lower section was slipformed to a height of 19.49 m, followed on top by a more slender section slipformed to a height of 47.16 m.
Gleitbau GmbH is a leading slipform contractor in North America and the world, executing approximately 100 slipform projects every year. The company was formed in 1961 and became the industry leader during the 1970s and 1980s through its offshore work in the North Sea. Gleitbau GmbH typically supplies the slipform system, engineering, concrete mix design, geometry control and technical supervision, mostly to general contractors. Heavy lifting services are also provided, many times in conjunction with slipforming. For more information, please contact Michael Veegh.