Porsche invested 500 million euros in the new factory for building its Macan SUV. The biggest construction project in the history of the sports car manufacturer started in September 2011 with the Macan project and was expanded with the Panamera G2 project in June 2014. The new factory was officially opened in February of this year. The entire underground engineering work for the new car production facilities was carried out by the Süß Bau GmbH from Taucha. “Our job for the Porsche Panamera project was to stabilise the base level and at the same time to regulate the terrain in two layers,” says engineer Denny Gebhardt, construction manager for the project. “Parallel to that we moved 600,000 m³
of earth and stabilised 380,000 m³ of soil on the construction site. Right over there where the new building is located now.” The crux of the job was in the very short construction period. The engineers from Süß Bau had to plan in advance how to manage this immense construction project within the narrowest time frame. “ To increase the speed, two low-dust soil stabilisers did the preliminary work, followed by another big stabiliser. Top priority: absolutely no formation of dust, so that the production of new Porsches is not impaired in any way. We have to work without producing any dust in this area,” says Denny Gebhardt, explaining the self-defined procedures.