Start of compression ring installation for Volgograd Arena Stadium

Start of compression ring installation for Volgograd Arena Stadium

28.10.2016

The compression ring installation for Volgograd Arena Stadium started in August 2016. The compression ring is a principal bearing steel structure that holds the roof of the stadium tensioned at the height of 40 m.

The compression ring installation for Volgograd Arena Stadium started in August 2016. The compression ring is a principal bearing steel structure that holds the roof of the stadium tensioned at the height of 40 m.

JV Konar-Cimolai is fabricating and erecting the steel structures for the compression ring and the façade of the Volgograd Arena Stadium. The ring consists of 44 equal parts, 30 t each. All 44 elements weighing in total 1 370 t rest on the bearing columns and form a strong ring able to withstand a substantial load that is transmitted to the ring form the roof cable system.

Source: www.stroytransgaz.ru

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