2017, and Doka is forming its 1,000th highrise

UK, September 19, 2017.– Every highrise is unique – as is the associated formwork solution. Competence is crucial for developing a custom formwork solution. In the highrise sector Doka has more than 40 years’ experience with self-climbing formwork. This year, the company will successfully carry out its 1,000th highrise project. Right now, one of the projects is the Central Park Tower in New York, the world’s tallest residential building.

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2050: #Construction works without humans?

UK, September 11, 2017.- The speed of revolution 4.0 is the fastest of all times. The Internet connection to all the objects we work with every day will be more intense every year. Augmented reality and virtual reality are secured this year because smartphone makers have decided. These and other innovations will make possible the construction works without humans ?. This scenario has been raised by UK Construction On Line with this result:

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Sheffield’s own version of New York’s Times Square

UK, August 22, 2017.- The Latest Sheffiled’s Chinatown is a project with numerous interesting features for any construction professional. The development of the New Era in the roundabout of Bramall Lane has been explained by RCM Media in the following article.

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Experts say: the UK construction industry is heading for disaster

UK, August 7, 2017.- The construction sector, like all other economic sectors in the UK, wants to eliminate the greatest number of uncertainties. Press the mood of the professionals, follow the forecasts of the economy in general, the specific figures of each sector … everything to bring us closer to what can happen in the short term. For this reason, we bring here a letter published in the Financial Times, to encourage debate and reflection. Rudi Klein, head of the Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group, vented his frustration in a letter to the Financial Times:

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DOKA UK: ‘A Unique Project Delivered with Partnership & Trust’

UK, August 4, 2017.- International chemical firm Sabic UK with support from Governments Regional Growth Fund have made strategic investment in upgrading its Teeside chemical facilities to become Europe’s most competitive storage facility and converter of US Shale gas and at the same time creating much needed construction jobs and safeguarding thousands more in the region.

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

UK, July 21, 2017.-  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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Winner: Doka UK Formwork Technologies – Doka Concremote

UK, July 16, 2017. – Construction News magazine has celebrated its annual awards one more year. Awards to different categories in the construction sector. We inform you that this year Doka UK has had the honor of receiving: Commercial Innovation of the Year. Here are the arguments of Construction News magazine:

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Will you trust your construction project to virtual reality?

UK, July 12, 2017. – Virtual reality technology will be in our hands sooner than originally planned. Technology giants, Google, Samsung, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft are working to market virtual reality products and services for any market. And of course, for the creation and development of construction projects. Here, we recall a Construction Enquirer analysis of this technology.

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#Safety in the most efficient #construction with new hard hats

 

UK, June 28, 2017.- Construction safety is an unavoidable priority for the vast majority of companies in this sector. Any innovation in the equipment of the operator, during the development of the work, any new software tool, are always welcome. For this reason, today we want to report on some new hard hats, in the following Construction Enquirer information.  

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Increases financial pressure and material costs on UK construction

UK, June 26, 2017.- Construction Manager has just published detailed information about the results of the latest Construction Products Association (CPA) Construction Trade Survey. Below we make mention of this analysis and we would like to know if these figures coincide in your construction company. To do this you can explain your situation below in the comments section or in our Twitter account: @dokauk.

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