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DOKA Smart Tools making construction more economic

DOKA Smart Tools making construction more economic DOKA Smart Tools enable more efficiency and more productivity, while working at ever-increasing speeds with no loss of precision. These are the challenges that construction companies face today along with planning and execution, which are becoming increasingly complex. To address these challenges, the construction industry is progressively integrating …

Sydney Metro proves to be Doka’s largest tunnelling civil works project

Sydney Metro proves to be Doka’s largest tunnelling civil works project The new Sydney Metro standalone railway will deliver 31 metro stations and more than 66 kilometres of new metro rail, revolutionising the way Australia’s biggest city travels. Doka supplies formwork engineering services, material and equipment supply for the mined tunnel concrete lining construction at …

Doka signs exclusive partnership with WECON in Israel

Doka signs exclusive partnership with WECON in Israel Doka GmbH has signed an agreement with WECON Engineering Ltd. for the exclusive distribution of the wide range of Doka products and systems across Israel. With the agreement, which came into effect on 01st September 2019, WECON Engineering Ltd. will take over Doka’s business in Israel. As …

Doka and Waco Africa and Form-Scaff sign exclusive Formwork agreement

Doka and Waco Africa and Form-Scaff sign exclusive Formwork agreement Austrian formwork company Doka GmbH has signed a distribution agreement with South-African-based Waco Africa Pty Ltd for the exclusive distribution of Doka products and systems across sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. The agreement which came into effect on 1st August 2019 will see …

BIM and ingenious Doka formwork building bridges on the A85 motorway in France

BIM and ingenious Doka formwork building bridges on the A85 motorway in France The A85 motorway is one of the main thoroughfares connecting the cities of Anger and Vierzon in France. Along the route a total of six viaducts are expanded to improve the flow of traffic. Doka made an important contribution to the infrastructure …

DOKA’s technical skills put to the test on the Doha Orbital Highway project

DOKA’s technical skills put to the test on the Doha Orbital Highway project Doka’s recent work on the new Doha Orbital Highway shows how a combination of slick logistics and technical supervision help to make even the most challenging projects possible. With both the national Vision 2030 and the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar isn’t …

Doka Campus introduced the multi-faceted world of formwork to bauma 2019

Doka Campus introduced the multi-faceted world of formwork to bauma 2019 From April 8 through to April 14, Munich was once again the largest international meeting place of the construction sector. With 620,000 visitors from 200 nations, bauma 2019 managed to attract the largest number of visitors in its 65-year history, making the event a …

Doka CAD and Formwork extend ChinPaoSan Necropolis cemetery in Taiwan

Doka CAD and Formwork extend ChinPaoSan Necropolis cemetery in Taiwan In the north of Taiwan the ChinPaoSan Necropolis cemetery is being extended by the construction of two impressive buildings – an arrival hall and a pavilion. Along with many urn tombs, in future the cemetery will also feature hotel, auditorium, museums and amphitheatre. The most …

Safety and more convenient PERI climbing technology at bauma 2019

Safety and more convenient PERI climbing technology at bauma 2019 The PERI climbing technology has become even safer and more convenient to use. The solutions presented by PERI at bauma 2019 follow a modular construction principle complete with a high degree of standardisation. In climbing technology, PERI has been offering a wide range of systems …

Germany’s largest lifting bridge pushes formwork technology forward

Germany’s largest lifting bridge pushes formwork technology forward The Hamburg Port Authority (HAP), the agency responsible for the infrastructure of the Port of Hamburg, wants to improve the flow of traffic across the Süderelbe River by building the New Kattwyk Railway Bridge. For the construction of the bridge piers, Max Bögl and Doka are relying …

PERI to showcase new developments for formwork and scaffolding at bauma

PERI to showcase new developments for formwork and scaffolding at bauma At bauma, the industry’s leading international trade show from 8th to 14th April 2019 in Munich, PERI will be showcasing numerous new developments for formwork and scaffolding technology to customers and visitors alike. The focus is on innovations, practice-oriented system supplements as well as …

Doka to showcase innovative and digital solutions at bauma 2019

Doka to showcase innovative and digital solutions at bauma 2019 From 8 to 14 April 2019, bauma, the world’s largest construction machinery equipment trade fair will once again be opening its doors. Under the heading “Our contribution to increase productivity on the construction site”, the Doka Campus will be presenting the most recent products, services …

ULMA Construction rebrands digital presence

ULMA Construction rebrands digital presence “We back you up, wherever your projects may be” is the message which ULMA is introducing the new image and content for its international corporate websites as well as for its local websites. The main motivation of the development of this digital project involves the optimization of ULMA’s digital presence …

Doka Super Climber Formwork makes a Hard Rock Hotel

Doka Super Climber Formwork makes a Hard Rock Hotel The new Hard Rock Hotel in Florida will raise pulse rates among music fans everywhere. It will be the first-ever guitar-shaped building anywhere in the world. Standing 125 metres tall, looking like two guitars set back-to-back, the hotel will have 638 rooms. The motif is a …

Doka Formwork solutions will revolutionise power-plant construction projects

Doka Formwork solutions will revolutionise power-plant construction projects Renewable energy is the big growth sector in the power-generation industry. The International Energy Agency (IAE) forecasts that in 2023, renewables will generate almost 30 % of total electricity demand, compared to a figure of 24 % for 2017. Hydropower remains the biggest single source of renewable …

Doka enables a record breaking Eyiste Viaduct project in Turkey

Doka enables a record breaking Eyiste Viaduct project in Turkey Formwork expertise from Doka is much in demand right now for construction of the country’s highest viaduct. With piers up to 155 metres tall, the Eyiste Viaduct will be the connecting link between Central Anatolia and Turkey’s Mediterranean region, shortening travel time between the cities …

Highrise construction takes on new dimensions with Doka Formwork

Highrise construction takes on new dimensions with Doka Formwork Since the 1990s there has been an upsurge in high-rise construction. After the Empire State Building (1931) and Sears Tower (1974, now Willis Tower) builds, their height records stood for decades. Since 1998 the cycle has been shortened to a matter of years with systems like …

Frankfurt’s OMNITURM tower is rising skyward

Frankfurt’s OMNITURM tower is rising skyward The almost rectilinear glass tower will bring action to the city’s skyline, because at about half-height the tower describes what could be called “a shift of the hip”. For this spiralling shift of the building’s axis, Doka developed a new protection screen that can tilt forward backward and sideways …

China’s Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge built using Doka automatic climbing formwork

China’s Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge built using Doka automatic climbing formwork In China’s Jiangsu Province, north of Shanghai, work is in progress on what will be the world’s biggest cable-stayed bridge, the Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge. As well as the world’s longest span (1092 metres), it will also have the tallest pylons at 325 metres. Doka …

Romania’s new national cathedral transformed with Doka Formwork

Romania’s new national cathedral transformed with Doka Formwork In the heart of Romania’s capital, a new Orthodox cathedral of impressive dimensions is now under construction. Measuring 124 metres long, 70 metres wide and 120 metres high (at the base of the cross), the place of worship will accommodate up to 5,000 people, making it one …

PERI Group reorganise their Management Structure

PERI Group reorganise their Management Structure The shareholders and the Advisory Board of the PERI Group have decided to change the management organization of the family-owned company: As of January 1, 2018, the Group Management of three managing directors, will be extended by a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and thus, from this date on, will …

Doka offers made-to-measure formwork for complex projects

Doka offers made-to-measure formwork for complex projects Round, angular, abstract, two- or three-dimensional – architects’ drafts can be highly extravagant, so the need for custom Doka Formwork solutions and additional services increases all the time. The Doka Ready-to-Use Service manufactures the complex and individual formwork shapes that produce superior-quality concrete surfaces and ensure efficiency on …

Inspiring the next generation through formwork and construction

Inspiring the next generation through formwork and construction Doka to promote its #ShapeOurWorld campaign, including full sponsorship of this year’s Concrete Construction Competition, at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, hosted in Abu Dhabi in October 2017. As a long-standing name in the formwork sector, Doka will once again be supporting the Concrete Construction Work competition at …

Super stable, earthquake resistant formwork design for the tallest cooling tower in Greece

Super stable, earthquake resistant formwork design for the tallest cooling tower in Greece On site at one of the biggest projects in Greece in recent years, construction of the lignite-fired power plant Ptolemais Block V needs cooling-tower formwork expertise from Doka, plus compliance with a very special structural requirement. This is the first time that …

Doka enables rapid construction of Istanbul Airport

Doka enables rapid construction of Istanbul Airport After only two and half years of construction, parts of Istanbul’s new airport will open next year. For rapid progress on this build, the contractor is relying on the formwork solution from Doka. A total of 30,000 load-bearing tower frames will be used. 35 km north of Istanbul, …

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

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 …

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges

Unusual geometry formwork delivers curves, corners and edges Unusual geometry and best-time progress: formworking operations 50 % faster and commissioning quantities lower on the AWO-Föhrenpark retirement home project. The ‘Arbeiterwohlfahrt’, (workers’ welfare association, AWO) has commissioned a new retirement home in the south-west of Bavaria’s capital city, Munich. Formwork know-how from Doka is contributing to …

Doka delivering mega-projects for improving infrastructure worldwide

Doka delivering mega-projects for improving infrastructure worldwide Global trends such as urbanisation and the population growth are important triggers for innovations in the construction industry. We need to develop greater efficiency in construction processes in order to meet the challenges as regards infrastructure, especially in mega-cities. Infrastructure projects for the world of tomorrow are being …