All Falsework & Formwork Articles

VIDEO - Spanish viaduct uses RMD's Megashor towers for support
RMD Kwikform Iberica has provided an innovative launching system to deliver a viaduct in the Cadagua valley near Bilbao, Spain. Richard High reports.
Offices with élan: the Filadelfie is the latest addition to Prague's skyline
The 17 storey Filadelfie, the latest addition to Prague's Central Business District, features an unusual floor plan.
Zurich's Prime Tower climbing high
The latest addition to Zurich's skyline, the 126 m-high Prime Tower, is using Doka's new SKE50 plus formwork system and Xclimb 60 protection sheild to meet a strict construction timetable and saftey requirements. Richard High reports.
Doka forwork solution helps save on costs at Orix Tower
The 133 m-high Orix Tower in Osaka, Japan is rising on an extremely cramped downtown site in the heart of the bustling megacity and Doka was chosen as the just-in-time supplier of the self-climbing formwork solution for the three-cell structure core. Richard High reports.
Ocean Financial Center's 240 m core climbed in five-day cycle
A small site. tight construction schedule and challenging tower geometry meant Doka's formwork engineers would be pushing the company's formwork solutions to their limits. Richard High reports.
The Marina 101 supertower
The under construction Marina 101 is a one hundred and one floor, 425 m-tall tower close to the Palm Jumeirah and the exclusive Dubai Marina megaproject.
Azerbaijan's Flame Towers - complex cores in a single casting
The skyline of Azerbaijan's oil city Baku on the shores of the Caspian Sea will be changed dramatically by the striking Flame Towers project.
World record for Abu Dhabi's "Leaning Tower"
The latest iconic project to rise from the sands of Abu Dhabi is the spectacularly inclining Capital Gate Tower.
Italy's Altra Sede tower rising high
Construction of the Altra Sede di Regione Lombardia, the new administrative centre for Lombardy's regional administration in Milan, Italy, is progressing rapidly.
VIDEO - RMD innovation helps TT2 deliver Tyne Tunnel
Work is progressing on the Tyne Tunnel, UK where formwork and falsework manufacturer RMD Kwikform is helping main contractor Bouygues Travaux Publics and Dunne Building & Civil Engineering on a difficult phase of the project.
Wind speed
Meeting a tight deadline and coping with high winds were just two of the challenges faced by Bam in the construction of Europe's largest airport development in Berlin, Germany.
RMD Record
RMD Kwikform Iberica created a bespoke falsework and formwork solution to construct the world's widest, single pylon, concrete cable stayed bridge over the River Tajo in the Spanish province of Toledo.
Good form - Steve Skinner reports on safer and more efficient falsework and formwork
Safer and more efficient falsework and formwork systems are helping contractors to meet ever tighter construction deadlines. Steve Skinner reports.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: BAM tackles Europe's largest airport development
Meeting a tight deadline and coping with high winds were just two of the challenges faced by BAM in the construction of Europe's largest airport development in Berlin, Germany.
Meva's rental plus
Meva has introduced what it calls “RentalPlus”, an initiative the company anticipates will signal the end of disputes over damage to formwork.
Peri for Calatrava's Edificio Agora
Valencia's Edificio Ágora is using Peri Up Rosett scaffold to complete construction in time for the opening in November.
RMD’s Grand Prix formwork formula
With the inaugural Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix now just seven months away (1 November), the race is on to complete the 6.5 km 10-lane highway that will link Abu Dhabi city, UAE with the new circuit on Saadiyat Island.
Efco climbs landmark bridge
Taiwan is already famous for one of the tallest buildings in the world, Taipei 101, but a new landmark bridge is now under construction that will see Taipei city linked with San Chung city in equally impressive fashion.
Self-climbing crane independent systems are shaping falsework and formwork
Crane independent self-climbing systems and improved safety structures are shaping the falsework and formwork sector. Steve Skinner reports on the new generation of formwork systems.
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