#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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Climbing systems: Getting it right for every project

Article on DOKA published in the magazine Concrete Frame Construction in November 2016. http://www.concrete.org.uk  

UK, November 3, 2016.-  Contemporary architecture is dominated by ever higher buildings and ever more complex geometries. The success of such projects depends to a large part on successful optimisation of the construction process. In the field of high-rise construction, the decision for the appropriate climbing system has a huge impact on time and cost. As a result, diligent operations scheduling is of crucial importance in order to find the optimal formwork solution. Factors such as cycle time, construction method, type of reinforcement and site equipment must be taken into account during the planning phase.

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Does the public-private partnership shall be imposed to finance major public works in the UK?

UK, October 27, 2016.- Bridges connecting cities, the tunnels to the train network, major institutional buildings, cultural venues … all the great public works are necessary. For this reason, public funding and private companies can contribute to achieving these goals. The World Bank Group has recently produced the report: “Main Financing Mechanisms for Infrastructure Projects” and develops in detail how you can build that partnership between public and private funding:

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