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ULMA Construction rebrands digital presence

ULMA Construction rebrands digital presence “We back you up, wherever your projects may be” is the message which ULMA is introducing the new image and content for its international corporate websites as well as for its local websites. The main motivation of the development of this digital project involves the optimization of ULMA’s digital presence …

Doka Super Climber Formwork makes a Hard Rock Hotel

Doka Super Climber Formwork makes a Hard Rock Hotel The new Hard Rock Hotel in Florida will raise pulse rates among music fans everywhere. It will be the first-ever guitar-shaped building anywhere in the world. Standing 125 metres tall, looking like two guitars set back-to-back, the hotel will have 638 rooms. The motif is a …

Doka Formwork solutions will revolutionise power-plant construction projects

Doka Formwork solutions will revolutionise power-plant construction projects Renewable energy is the big growth sector in the power-generation industry. The International Energy Agency (IAE) forecasts that in 2023, renewables will generate almost 30 % of total electricity demand, compared to a figure of 24 % for 2017. Hydropower remains the biggest single source of renewable …

Doka enables a record breaking Eyiste Viaduct project in Turkey

Doka enables a record breaking Eyiste Viaduct project in Turkey Formwork expertise from Doka is much in demand right now for construction of the country’s highest viaduct. With piers up to 155 metres tall, the Eyiste Viaduct will be the connecting link between Central Anatolia and Turkey’s Mediterranean region, shortening travel time between the cities …

Highrise construction takes on new dimensions with Doka Formwork

Highrise construction takes on new dimensions with Doka Formwork Since the 1990s there has been an upsurge in high-rise construction. After the Empire State Building (1931) and Sears Tower (1974, now Willis Tower) builds, their height records stood for decades. Since 1998 the cycle has been shortened to a matter of years with systems like …

Frankfurt’s OMNITURM tower is rising skyward

Frankfurt’s OMNITURM tower is rising skyward The almost rectilinear glass tower will bring action to the city’s skyline, because at about half-height the tower describes what could be called “a shift of the hip”. For this spiralling shift of the building’s axis, Doka developed a new protection screen that can tilt forward backward and sideways …

China’s Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge built using Doka automatic climbing formwork

China’s Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge built using Doka automatic climbing formwork In China’s Jiangsu Province, north of Shanghai, work is in progress on what will be the world’s biggest cable-stayed bridge, the Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge. As well as the world’s longest span (1092 metres), it will also have the tallest pylons at 325 metres. Doka …

Romania’s new national cathedral transformed with Doka Formwork

Romania’s new national cathedral transformed with Doka Formwork In the heart of Romania’s capital, a new Orthodox cathedral of impressive dimensions is now under construction. Measuring 124 metres long, 70 metres wide and 120 metres high (at the base of the cross), the place of worship will accommodate up to 5,000 people, making it one …

PERI Group reorganise their Management Structure

PERI Group reorganise their Management Structure The shareholders and the Advisory Board of the PERI Group have decided to change the management organization of the family-owned company: As of January 1, 2018, the Group Management of three managing directors, will be extended by a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and thus, from this date on, will …

Doka offers made-to-measure formwork for complex projects

Doka offers made-to-measure formwork for complex projects Round, angular, abstract, two- or three-dimensional – architects’ drafts can be highly extravagant, so the need for custom Doka Formwork solutions and additional services increases all the time. The Doka Ready-to-Use Service manufactures the complex and individual formwork shapes that produce superior-quality concrete surfaces and ensure efficiency on …

Inspiring the next generation through formwork and construction

Inspiring the next generation through formwork and construction Doka to promote its #ShapeOurWorld campaign, including full sponsorship of this year’s Concrete Construction Competition, at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, hosted in Abu Dhabi in October 2017. As a long-standing name in the formwork sector, Doka will once again be supporting the Concrete Construction Work competition at …

Super stable, earthquake resistant formwork design for the tallest cooling tower in Greece

Super stable, earthquake resistant formwork design for the tallest cooling tower in Greece On site at one of the biggest projects in Greece in recent years, construction of the lignite-fired power plant Ptolemais Block V needs cooling-tower formwork expertise from Doka, plus compliance with a very special structural requirement. This is the first time that …

Doka enables rapid construction of Istanbul Airport

Doka enables rapid construction of Istanbul Airport After only two and half years of construction, parts of Istanbul’s new airport will open next year. For rapid progress on this build, the contractor is relying on the formwork solution from Doka. A total of 30,000 load-bearing tower frames will be used. 35 km north of Istanbul, …

Formwork fine-tuning by Doka for construction of the new KTM museum

Formwork fine-tuning by Doka for construction of the new KTM museum High speed on two wheels. That’s what has made Upper Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM world-famous. But right now at company HQ in Mattighofen, the howl of high-revving motorbike engines is overlaid by the low growl of construction machinery. On a 9,500 m2 site, work …

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges Unusual geometry and best-time progress: formworking operations 50 % faster and commissioning quantities lower on the AWO-Föhrenpark retirement home project. The ‘Arbeiterwohlfahrt’, (workers’ welfare association, AWO) has commissioned a new retirement home in the south-west of Bavaria’s capital city, Munich. Formwork know-how from Doka is contributing to …

Doka delivering mega-projects for improving infrastructure worldwide

Doka delivering mega-projects for improving infrastructure worldwide Global trends such as urbanisation and the population growth are important triggers for innovations in the construction industry. We need to develop greater efficiency in construction processes in order to meet the challenges as regards infrastructure, especially in mega-cities. Infrastructure projects for the world of tomorrow are being …