Metal and silicon plants

Helguvík silicon metal plant

Helguvík - Iceland

  • Kisilverksmidjan-i-Helguvik

Verkís services was project management and predesign, design management, site infrastructure and facilities, cooling system and ventilation, tender documents and cost estimates.

 Sizes: 50.000 tpy
 Project time:  2011

Project overview:
New Silicon Metal Plant in Helguvík on the southwest coast of Iceland. Pre-design for the whole plant, all buildings/structures, systems in all buildings and site. The plant is with two 33 MW furnaces. The yearly production is estimated  50.000 tonn (99% pure Silicon). The buildings are around 50.000 m² and the lot is around 13 acres.

The project concise of earthwork, design- and load definitions for all structures, pre-design, cost checks/estimates, making bid documents, review bid documents, contracts to Contractors and Project Schedules.  The design was divided into following disciplines:  Structural/Geotechnical design, HVAC & Sanitary, Industrial piping, Electrical design, Fire & Safety design, Site design and Architectural design.