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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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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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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5 things I learned from working to close the gender gap in my company

UK, June 18, 2017. Doka UK Social Media has already published information on the gender pay gap in the construction sector. Today we bring an interesting reflection from the World Economic Forum. We then reproduce it in full to give way to debate and knowledge.

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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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3D Printers in construction: Earrings of safety and regulatory standards

UK, March 7, 2017. – 3D printers are a technological breakthrough with a path of analysis to discover their effectiveness in different economic sectors. For example, in the construction industry. The Guardian newspaper has wondered if using a 3D printer in the construction of a bridge is safe, if allowed by the regulators. Reasonable doubts that we invite to answer with the reading of this information (Excerpt from The Guardian article):

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Diversity: The most successful work strategy, today, in companies

UK, February 24, 2017.- The BBC recently published an analysis of talent management in companies: “Why it’s important to be yourself at work”. His conclusion is that the most efficient work teams, in any company, are those who do not look at the nationality or cultural traits of managers and employees. Specifically, BBC says:

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