The new construction of the Great Mosque of Djamaa El Djazair (Algeria's Great Mosque) in Algiers is a project of great national and international momentum. It will be the world’s third-largest mosque after Mecca and Medina and its 265-meter minaret will be the world’s tallest.
The mosque will accommodate up to 120,000 worshippers, include a one-million book library and the Koranic school. Next to it, there will be a shopping mall with a cinema, a cultural and congress center.
The development of the religious and cultural center is projected on a floor area of 20 hectares at a location, facing the bay of Algiers, between airport and city center.
Following tradition, water, the symbol of life and emblem of purity and mercy, a 4.5-meter-high wall of water and traditional gardens will form the base of the open areas.
The mosque will be equipped with a sophisticated system to retain water which will be then be recycled for other users.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) in close collaboration with Trelleborg designed a sophisticated system to retain water which will be then recycled for other users.
Trelleborg supplied the high-quality F-945 seals, which were essential to simplify the construction of reliable leak-tight connections.
The F-945 is a flexible connection system for laterals to pipelines and large double walled plastic manholes.
It can be used with both prefabricated and core drilled holes and for connecting PVC pipes into corrugated pipes.
The multiple lip design allows ease of jointing and provides excellent resistance to transvers shear load whilst allowing a high level of angular deflection in the joint. Read more about the F-945.
The extra wide profile can cover exposed steel reinforcement in core drilled holes protecting it from corrosion.