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10Feb94 AUSTRIA: AUSTRIA'S BIGGEST SINGLE PROJECT FOR THE 1990S.

Austria's biggest single project for the 1990s is the £670 million, 172 MW Freudenau hydroelectric power station on the Danube.Main contractor Porr Technobau and its foundation contractors are dredging 14 million tonnes of aggregate from the river bed and building up 3 million tonnes of material for the station, which will span the river and an artificial island.Liebherr has provided eight massive crawler cranes to work on 250,000 sq m of diaphragm walls, which will have a record 180,000 cu m of sealing materials. CONSTRUCTION NEWS