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Extension Claus C Power plant Essent


Construction of a power plant for Essent in Maasbracht.

The project

The project consisted of:

  • ground work
  • concrete work (including underwater concrete)
  • prefab
  • sliding shutter stair cores
  • masonry including fire walls
  • painting and coatings
  • architectural finishes
  • sanitary work
  • grouting
  • site infrastructure and various hard surfacing


Prefab elements were used for the walls of the Turbine Hall and the Transformer enclosure. Due to the nature of power plants, special access protocols were in force during the works. This created special demands on safety aspect.

Facts and figures

  • Site
  • Client and management
    Alstom Power Nederland B.V.
  • Customer
    Essent Energie Productie B.V.
  • Status
  • Contract type
    Specification & Drawings
  • Main Contractor
    Visser & Smit Bouw bv (50%) / Mainka GmbH (50%)
  • Project categories
    Energy & Waste
    Operational Environments