After a slow start to 2018, the UK construction sector looks to rebuild confidence

UK, April 18, 2018.-The growth of the construction sector in the UK lost its pace at the end of 2017 due to a number of factors such as the uncertainty of the post-Brexit deal, increases in inflation and a reduction in economic growth. The unexpected weather conditions (Beast from the East) during March could also […]

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The Digital Transformation of Construction

The Concremote system has also been used on multiple projects by concrete frame contractor AJ Morrisroe, who reported that the technology had allowed them to get involved at the preconstruction stage to influence designs – helping to provide more value engineering on projects as a result. Morrisore’s Project Engineer, Ahmad AL Hashimi stated “the system was a complete success without a doubt. For that reason, we have also been using the Concremote system for the next phase. This has enabled us to again achieve an optimised construction and concrete striking process and also maintain the real-time quality and safety assurances throughout the build.” […]

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How “The Internet of Things” is Affecting the Construction Industry

The “Internet of Things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. The IoT is the concept of connecting any device with an on and off switch to the Internet (and/or to each other) and is transforming the construction industry. This includes everything from mobile phones to wearable devices and almost anything else you can think of. This is also subject to components used on modern building sites, such as Doka’s innovative concrete monitoring sensor – Concremote, which plays a huge part in the IoT. The Balance’ takes a look into how the IoT is changing the construction industry in the 21st century with some practical examples. […]

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#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 on the new KTM museum is in progress and should be finished by the end of 2018. The formwork for the unusual, ellipsoid-shaped building is all by formwork specialist Doka. Good handling and a superb fair-faced concrete finish are the essentials. […]

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