CBI: 50 years of influence in the construction sector of UK

UK, May 22, 2017.- Business organizations in the construction sector are influential entities that favor the free development of companies. Today we are going to make reference CBI, Confederation of British Industry with half a century of trajectory. We then publish the definition, services and benefits that CBI expresses on its website.

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DOKA Formwork Components Now Available for Tekla Software from Trimble

UK, April 24, 2017.-  DOKA, one of the world’s leading companies for developing, manufacturing and distributing modern formwork systems, has published intelligent 3D components for some of their most popular wall and floor systems in Tekla Warehouse – online content and application ecosystem for Trimble’s Tekla Structures. This development enables Doka’s customers, contractors planning and pouring concrete, to utilize the Tekla Structures Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution to manage formwork information more easily and enable success on-site.

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Doka UK have been selected as a finalist in the Commercial Innovation of the Year category of the 2017 Construction News Awards for Concremote

UK, April 17, 2017.- Three months left to meet the winners of the prestigious The Construction News Awards (2017). Doka UK have been selected as a finalist in the Commercial Innovation of the Year category of the 2017 Construction News Awards for Concremote, making the shortlist from among a fantastic number of entrants.

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One of the largest infraestructure projects in Scotland

Scotland, April 12, 2017.- The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route / Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) is one of the largest infrastructure projects in Scotland. It’s part of Transport Scotland’s commitment to improving travel in the north east. The new road will be 58km long and is expected to open in winter 2017/18. It will consist of four sections:

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#Construction: Ignoring digitization is a mistake

UK, April 6, 2017.- Roland Berger, Civil Economics, Energy & Infrastructure Competence Center, has produced the book Thinking: Digitization in the construction industry. Building Europe’s road to “Construction 4.0”. From the Blog Formwork of Doka UK we recommend to carefully read every analysis and graph of this in-depth study. Here we are only going to publish a synthesis that will lead you to read the entire Roland Berger report. For example the final conclusion:

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Dokadek 30 combines the advantages of a panel floor formwork system with those of Dokaflex floor-slab formwork

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Amazing engineering work: The Falkirk Wheel Archimedes and a Boat Lift

UK, March 14, 2017.- An engineer is the professional who find the optimal solution to any problem, any challenge. The author of the video we mentioned today describes this work as follows: The Falkirk Wheel sits between Edinburgh and Glasgow, in the southern parts of Scotland, and it’s the world’s only rotating boat lift. And better to explain, it is worth watching the video:

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IoT + Construction: Safer and more efficient civil works

UK, February 20, 2017. Today, the smartphone you carry in your pocket has more technology than the first space vehicle that came to the moon. Never before, the human being lived such a dizzying evolution thanks to the hardware, the software and the connection that unites them: Internet.

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