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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.