SENAAT and Tubacex join hands to acquire NOBU

SENAAT and Tubacex join hands to acquire…

Thursday, 21 February 2019 05:27

SENAAT, one of the largest industrial investment holding companies in the UAE, has formed a joint venture with Tubacex, a Spanish manufacturer of stainless steel and high-alloyed tubular products

MB Crusher’s big reveal at bauma 2019

MB Crusher’s big reveal at bauma 2019

Thursday, 21 February 2019 04:13

Italy-based MB Crusher, one of the leading providers of crusher buckets, has announced to showcase a range of crushing solutions at bauma in Munich, Germany, from 8-14 April 2019

New Siemens binding cybersecurity requirements for suppliers

New Siemens binding cybersecurity requir…

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 06:52

Siemens has established binding cybersecurity requirements, primarily for suppliers of security-critical components such as software, processors and electronic components for certain types of control units

Manitowoc to unveil new cranes and lifting solutions at bauma 2019

Manitowoc to unveil new cranes and lifti…

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 04:59

Manitowoc, one of the leading global manufacturers of cranes and lifting solutions, has announced the debut of six new models from its Grove and Potain lines at bauma 2019 in...

GE installs 9E gas turbine for Iraq’s Al Qudus Power Plant

GE installs 9E gas turbine for Iraq’s Al…

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 04:23

With an aim to support Iraq’s energy infrastructure, GE Power has provided an advanced 9E gas turbine to the Ministry of Electricity’s Al Qudus Power Plant

Kalimat Telecom selects Parallel Wireless for network installation in Iraq

Kalimat Telecom selects Parallel Wireles…

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 05:42

Kalimat Telecom, a subsidiary of Kuwait’s Trade Links, has selected Parallel Wireless, Inc, one of the leading providers of the world’s first end-to-end software-based unified network solution across 2G, 3G,...

Topcon introduces new HiPer VR versatile GNSS receiver

Topcon introduces new HiPer VR versatile…

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 04:37

Topcon has unveiled HiPer VR, the latest addition to its HiPer series of integrated receivers, aiming to provide a versatile solution with the most advanced GNSS technology available

New flat-top EC-B Series from Liebherr

New flat-top EC-B Series from Liebherr

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 04:22

Liebherr has introduced new crane series to provide the crane operators with a better overview of the construction site, which is a crucial aspect for site safety

Yahsat and Thuraya unveil advanced military satellite at IDEX 2019

Yahsat and Thuraya unveil advanced milit…

Monday, 18 February 2019 10:30

UAE’s satellite operator Yahsat and Thuraya, Yahsat’s mobile satellite services subsidiary, are showcasing the latest government and military satellite communication technologies at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)

Bee’ah and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority launch Sharjah’s first waste management portal

Bee’ah and Hamriyah Free Zone Authority …

Monday, 18 February 2019 06:37

Bee’ah, one of the leading sustainable solutions providers in the Middle East, has partnered with the UAE’s Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) to launch the first phase of a waste...

Hyva to feature heavy transport solutions at bauma 2019

Hyva to feature heavy transport solution…

Monday, 18 February 2019 06:24

Hyva, one of the leading global providers of heavy transport solutions for the commercial vehicle and environmental service industries, will showcase a selection of its latest products at bauma from...

Continental eyes significant Middle East expansion

Continental eyes significant Middle East…

Monday, 18 February 2019 04:26

German tyre and technology company Continental has opened its first office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, aiming to strengthen its foothold in the region

King Salman launches US$22bn worth of projects in Riyadh

King Salman launches US$22bn worth of pr…

Sunday, 17 February 2019 06:41

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched an ambitious programme of projects in Riyadh worth billions, which is expected to enhance the living standards of residents

Investcorp and ASI launch JV for GCC infrastructure investing

Investcorp and ASI launch JV for GCC inf…

Sunday, 17 February 2019 04:32

Bahrain’s Investcorp and Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) have launched a joint venture that will invest in social and core infrastructure projects in GCC countries

Cat updates M Series wheel loaders

Cat updates M Series wheel loaders

Friday, 15 February 2019 06:56

Caterpillar has announced Cat M Series wheel loader product update (950M-982M) with an aim to provide reduced maintenance costs, improved operator comfort, payload management enhancement and new configurations

Wacker’s new solutions will promote standardisation of construction paints

Wacker’s new solutions will promote stan…

Thursday, 14 February 2019 04:29

Germany-based international chemical company Wacker has announced to introduce its sustainable construction solutions project at the Middle East Coatings Show (MECS) from 26-28 February 2019 in Dubai, aiming to promote...

Doka to showcase cost-effective formwork solutions at Big 5

DOKA Dokaflex 15 on ME sitesDokaflex 15 is in use on many sites across the region. (Image source: Doka)Dokaflex 15 is the newest cost-effective Doka solution for affordable housing construction and will be on show at this year's Big 5

 

Compared to traditional formwork, Dokaflex 15 offers a major reduction in the price of panel and slab formwork systems and speeds up construction workflows, especially since the system can be assembled by semi-skilled labourers.

Using Dokaflex 15, Doka says that contractors can expect to cut their assembly time, material weight and singular components in half. The unique features allow for more reuses, faster forming times, and minimal onsite adjustments. Dokaflex 15 boasts optimised lifespan and maximum cost savings when used for up to 25cm thick slabs.

Load-bearing Staxo 100 is extremely flexible for irregular layouts, has high abistability and rugged load capacity of more than 100kN per leg. It can safely handle transfer slabs, provide stability for shoring (including large shoring heights), and be used for applications in the industrial and petrochemical sectors.

The system features integrated access ladders, gapless assembly decks with planking units inside the towers and between frames, integrated connectors and logical colour-coded assembly.

By listening to and acting upon proactive feedback from its customers, Doka facilities in the Middle East are offering the exclusive and cost effective Ready-to-Use (RTU) preassembly service.

RTU simply means that Doka plans, designs and expertly custom builds the formwork units for specific jobsite requirements. Then, instead of delivering loose material that must be assembled by a contractors site-crew onsite, Doka send trucks prescheduled or ‘Just-in-Time’ with the pre-assembled formwork units, ready to start concrete pouring.

Brand new for clients in the Middle East, Dokadek 30 is a beamless handset system for speed and safety onsite. Its lightweight steel construction with powder-coated frames and proven Xlife sheet with built in plywood, make it excel in safety, ease of handling and high-speed for onsite use.

Spacious three sqm panels are ideally sized for forming large areas fast, plus greatly reduce the number of separate parts that need to be shifted.

Results using Dokadek are that contractors can make their entire forming operation quicker, also due to the fact that no crane is needed during setup. With the suspension clamp, infill zones can be formed quickly as Dokadek 30 merges seamlessly with the adaptable floor-slab system Dokaflex.

Safety - a topic of utmost importance - is defined in the workflow as Dokadek 30 is deployed from the floor level and erected from below with no need for anyone to step onto the slab formwork itself. For the best end result, the Xlife sheet offers immaculate concreting results for many re-use cycles.

Alain Charles Publishing, University House, 11-13 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX, UK
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